Tysons, VA

Jersey Mike’s plans to start serving subs with a side of fundraising today near the Spring Hill Metro station in Tysons.

Located at 1501C Cornerside Blvd, the sandwich chain is one of several eateries in Tysons West Phase III — a redevelopment that added new retail buildings across from Walmart.

Other options for diners include the newly opened B.GOODSmoothie King and Dunkin’ Donuts.

Franchise owner Asha Thakur, the franchise owner, is set to hold a grand opening and free sub fundraiser today (Wednesday) to Sunday (Dec. 8) to support the Children’s National Hospital, according to a press release.

People who live or work in the area might snag one of the 10,000 coupons circulating throughout the community offering a free regular sub for a minimum $2 contribution to the Children’s National Hospital.

Over in Falls Church, the upcoming Jersey Mike’s at the Falls Plaza location (1108-A West Broad Street) is expected to open at a later date, a spokesperson for the company told Tysons Reporter.

The Tysons spot is open from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. every day, the press release said.

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A new children’s fitness center held a grand opening ceremony in the Town of Vienna yesterday.

The grand opening for My Gym Vienna took place on Monday, Dec. 2, with a ribbon-cutting by Mayor Laurie DiRocco.

Located at 133 Park Street SE, the new center is a part of My Gym, an international corporation with more than 550 locations across 30 countries, according to its website.

My Gym Vienna serves kids ages six weeks to 10 years old with classes that offer music, dance, relays, games, special rides, gymnastics and sports, according to a press release.

The owner of My Gym Vienna also operates the one in McLean at 6825 Tennyson Drive, Suite A.

“We’re excited to bring My Gym’s Fitness & Fun curriculum to Vienna and hope to help many children grow to enjoy healthy life-styles,” Owner Guillermo Herbozo said in the press release, adding that My Gym “plans to open My Gym in Reston in the next 12 months and in Ashburn shortly after.”

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The Chick-fil-A in Vienna officially opened its doors this morning (Thursday) with a promotion for free food.

Starting at 6 p.m. last night (Nov. 20), community members were encouraged to camp out in front of the store at 538 W. Maple Avenue with the promise that the first 100 customers in line this morning for the official opening at 6 a.m. would be given free meals for a year.

Around 104 people showed up for the grand opening celebration that featured Mayor Laurie DiRocco and other town representatives, according to a company spokesperson.

The campout is a standing tradition for all new location openings, according to Chick-fil-A’s website.

From now on, the location will be open 6 a.m. until 10 p.m. Monday-Saturday and closed on Sundays.

The new location features a drive-thru as well as an indoor dining room, playroom and outdoor seating.

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The Pennywise Thrift Shop found a new home in Vienna — just around the corner from its previous location.

The shop originally resided nearf the corner of Church and Mill streets, but was forced to move after a fire ravaged the 100-year old building in January. The new location (214 Dominion Road NE) has been open for roughly a month and offers slightly more retail space, Mary Coulombe, a shop spokesperson said.

The shop sells a variety of everyday items including clothes, kitchen items, books, shoes, glassware and small furniture.

The shop is run by the Church of the Holy Comforter, and all of the proceeds go to charities, Coulombe said, adding, “We are here as a mission.”

This year marks the thrift shop’s 57th anniversary, Coulombe said. Another staff member told Tysons Reporter that the new location will be the thrift shop’s home for at least the next couple of years.

The shop plans to celebrate its new spot with a grand re-opening ceremony on Saturday (Nov. 23) from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Pennywise Thrift Shop is open from Tuesday-Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. The shop is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

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The Town of Vienna welcomed a new natural health center last week.

The Health Improvement Center held a grand opening on Thursday (Nov. 14) at 407 Church Street NE, Suite C.

Founded in 1997 and run by Dr. Katie Thompson, the center offers chiropractic care, applied kinesiology, nutrition, allergy clearing technique and weight loss programs.

The center is open from 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and is closed on weekends, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Photo via Town of Vienna/Twitter

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The Town of Vienna has a new, two-story carwash along Maple Avenue.

Flagship Carwash announced that it opened on Friday (Nov. 15) and plans to hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 6 p.m. tomorrow (Tuesday, Nov. 19), according to a press release.

The company claims that the two-story design allows the carwash to utilize the land. “It completely encompasses all aspects of the wash process keeping our neighbors happy and free from noise and trash, which is common with this type of business,” Owner Guy Paolozzi said in a statement.

In addition to the full-service wash, cars can also get a free vacuuming, according to the press release. Flagship Carwash’s Vienna location is open from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Sunday.

“All services are indoors so customers and more importantly employees don’t have to brave the weather. Vienna is a great community, and we are proud to be the first MAC application to be built,” Paolozzi said.

Below the carwash, Chick-fil-A will occupy the ground floor of the building at 540 W. Maple Avenue. The chicken chain announced on Facebook that the new location is set to hold a grand opening on Thursday (Nov. 21).

Image via Flagship Carwash/Facebook

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Chick-fil-A is preparing to open along Maple Avenue.

The chicken chain announced on Facebook that the new location is set to hold a grand opening next Thursday (Nov. 21).

Franchise owner Jeff Hubley previously said that he is looking to hire up to 100 people for full- and part-time positions, including leadership development, hospitality and training, according to a press release. Employees can expect to have Sundays off and scholarship opportunities for continuing education.

“We still have several positions available for our Daytime Front of House team (breakfast and lunch hours), which has a full-time offering of $15/hour,” according to the Facebook post.

The restaurant will be on the ground floor of a building that will also house a Flagship Carwash on the second floor at 540 W. Maple Avenue.

Image via Town of Vienna

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B.GOOD is getting ready to serve up grain bowls and burgers near the Spring Hill Metro station next week.

The fast-casual chain is set to open its Tysons location (1495 Cornerside Blvd, Suite 118) next Thursday (Nov. 14), Sammy Brodsky, a spokesperson for B.GOOD, told Tysons Reporter.

Diners can expect a variety of grain bowls, salads, burgers, milkshakes and smoothies, according to a press release.

The chain prides itself on offering a “wide-range of better-for-you fare to health-conscious locals,” according to a press release. This will be B.GOOD’s first spot in the D.C. area and 65th location in the U.S.

“There is a diverse population of savvy diners who know what good food is all about, and there is ongoing demand for fast, healthier food options,” Chris Fuqua, B.GOOD’s chief executive officer, said in the press release about choosing the Tysons area.

B.GOOD is one of several newcomers to Tysons West Phase III — including newly opened Smoothie King and Dunkin’ Donuts. Sandwich shop Jersey Mike’s is also planning on opening at the redevelopment across from Walmart.

A grand opening next Thursday will include smoothie samples and prize giveaways, along with free entree deals for the first 50 attendees’ next visits and a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m., according to the press release.

The eatery will be open from 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m. on Sundays.

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(Updated at 11:15 a.m.) Shoppers can customize their sweats at the new Roots store set to open today (Thursday) at Tysons Corner Center.

The Canadian brand’s store is located on the second level by Victoria’s Secret and plans to open at 10 a.m., according to Francesco Tribuzio, a spokesperson for the company.

Roots sells women’s, men’s and kids’ clothing, with a focus on leisurewear and leather goods branded with the beaver logo.

“The new store at Tysons Corner will be a 4,845 square foot store designed to look like a traditional Roots cabin with original furniture and fixtures,” Tribuzio said.

The first 50 shoppers will receive a deal for $50 off a purchase of $100 or more, Tribuzio said.

Shoppers can add patches, letters or numbers to their sweat in-store and digitally personalize leather goods or the Award Jacket.

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A new shopping experience in Tysons offers customers the chance to try out Pella doors and windows in a showroom before purchasing them.

Pella Windows and Doors (8150 Leesburg Pike) has a new location in Tysons that includes an interactive showroom. The store held a ceremony (Wednesday) to celebrate the new store today.

The store will feature the latest designs by Pella, a press release said.

According to the press release:

Grounded in the philosophy of making it easier and more inspiring for customers to shop for window and door products, the new Experience Center allows customers to curate product selections and demonstrate product comparisons.

Within the Experience Center customers can operate fully-functional window and door products allowing them to experience the difference in performance and design offered by Pella.

Hours of operation run from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturdays. The location is closed on Sundays.

Second photo via Pella Windows and Doors/Facebook

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