Week in Review: 9/11 Anniversary, McLean Mansion Up for Auction
A look back at the top stories this past week.
In case you weren't checking into McLean Patch every day (and if you didn't, you should start by signing up for our daily email newsletter), here is a round-up of what happened around the neighborhood this week.
- Tysons Chamber Cuts 'Vienna' From Name, Preps for Relocation: Patch sits down with the president of the Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce to talk about the new office building the Chamber is moving into in Tysons Corner and why the Chamber decided to recently drop "Vienna" from its name.
- Inova Health System Lays Building Blocks for Women’s and Children’s Hospitals: The building will be the second phase in the Fairfax Medical Campus expansion project.
- Fairfax Schools Face Nearly $150M Deficit in 2014: This topic solicited 41 comments from Patch readers.
- McLean Mega-Mansion Up for Bank Auction: This house is worth an estimated $23 million. Washingtonian magazine recently named it the third most-expensive house in the D.C. area.
- Fairfax County Remembers 9/11 and local McLean resident Ted Smith offered a bugle tribute to honor those who died in each plane crash.
- McLean Teen Publicly Criticizes AP Article on War Casualties: Will Thomas, 13, of McLean disagrees with a recent AP article, "War-weary U.S. is numbed to drumbeat of troop deaths."
- McLean Citizens Association Adopts Resolution Condemning Silver Line Cost Overruns: The MCA also wants Capital One to pay its "fair share" to improve transportation infrastructure around Tysons Corner. This was the board's first meeting in two months.
- McLean Restaurant Inspections: McLean Family Restaurant got three critical violations in the latest round of restaurant inspection reports. Read the article for details on the infractions.
- Post-Derecho: McLean Citizens Association Wants Improved Disaster Recovery: Did you lose power after the June 29 storm?
- A McLean High School grad debuted his unique invention on ABC's Shark Tank. The show aired nationwide on Friday night.