Morning Notes

A crowd gathers on a sunny Saturday for the annual ViVa Vienna festival (staff photo by Angela Woolsey)

Fair Lakes Sidewalk Closed for Construction — “The sidewalk along eastbound Fair Lakes Circle (on the south side of the roadway) between the Fair Lakes Shopping Center entrance and the end of the sidewalk just before Roger Stover Drive will be closed beginning Wednesday, May 31, through approximately August 31 for construction of a new shared-use path as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.” [VDOT]

Navy Veteran Convicted for Shooting — “The gunman, Navy veteran Jaeyoung Lee, was convicted this month by a jury in Fairfax County…It’s a crime and story of extreme stalking turned violent that’s stayed under the radar until now. For [Jeremy] Tammone and his loved ones, it’s been more than five long years waiting for justice and coping with profound injuries.” [NBC4]

Commonwealth’s Attorneys Races Raise Questions About Reform — “Incumbent commonwealth’s attorneys in Arlington, Fairfax and Loudoun counties are all facing Democratic primary challenges this June. The contests, which will conclude on primary election day on June 20, have become arguments over what criminal justice reform in Northern Virginia should look like, and who is best placed to lead it.” [DCist]

Community Park in Glencarlyn Now Complete — “There is a new Park in town!! Boyd A. and Charlotte M. Hogge Park in Falls Church is officially open!! The ADA-accessible park includes a picnic pavilion, an open play area, multi-sport courts for pickleball and basketball, a playground, community gardens, trails and parking.” [Fairfax County Park Authority/Facebook]

Annandale Residents Vote for Favorite Restaurants — “According to a survey handed out at the Taste of Annandale, Popeye’s and Bon Chon are local residents’ favorite chicken places in Annandale. Bon Chon, unfortunately, has been closed since a fire destroyed the building in March.” [Annandale Today]

Memorial Day Recognized in Fairfax — “On Monday, the American Legion Fairfax Post 177 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8469 held a Memorial Day ceremony to honor Fairfax, Virginia residents who died while serving the United States of America in the U.S. Armed Forces. Around 100 people gathered to hear the names of each Fairfax resident who lost their lives serving their country since World War I.” [ABC7]

McLean Summer Concert Series Announced — “The Alden Theatre of the McLean Community Center has announced the schedule for its 2023 Summer Sunday in the Park concert series, with free concerts being held at McLean Central Park, 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd. Concerts are slated to begin at 3 p.m.” [Gazette Leader]

Tysons Law Firm Relocates Offices — “Venable LLP is on the move in Tysons, but not far, inking a lease for 24,000 square feet on the fourth floor of 1850 Towers Crescent Plaza — its existing Tysons office is at 1810 Towers Crescent Drive…In a statement, it described the new space as ‘open and airy, with clear glass walls, yet warm and welcoming'” [Washington Business Journal]

It’s Tuesday — Isolated showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. At night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 55. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. []

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