Update: Bistro Vivant. McLean's much-anticipated French bistro got a visit from the state liquor inspector Tuesday. Co-owner Aykan Demiroglu says if that goes well he'll have a better idea of exactly when the new eatery will open in the former space in downtown McLean.
IBerry Opens. Welcome McLean's newest frozen yogurt parlor, IBerry on Dolley Madison Boulevard in the same strip shopping center as and
Banker Tom Jacobi. McLean native and ever popular Tom Jacobi has traded in his camera lens for a business portfolio. A founding director at of the Bank, Jacobi will now serve as the McLean business development officer. Stop by and see his new desk.
He sold Langley Photo to new owners Dodge-Chrome last month. Drop by their shop in the Salona shopping center and saw the gorgeous prints.
Barbara Comstock Recognized.The Virginia Chamber of Commerce has recognized three Virginia legislators "for their pro-business voting record" with its Free Enterprise Award.
Del. Barbara Comstock, R-34, who represents part of McLean plus Great Falls and a portion of Loudoun County, won along with Del. Ron Villanueva, R-Virginia Beach, and Senator Mark Obenshain, R-Harrisonburg.
McLean's M&T Bank Top SBA Lender in Washington Area. That's according to the Washington Post.
M&T, which is headquartered in McLean, has held on to the top spot through the first half of fiscal 2012 by providing 40 loans worth $5.1 million to area businesses, the Post reported.