Monday, December 10, 2012
More than 20 carolers turned out to sing about the fiscal cliff at Tysons Corner Center on Monday.
Forget about chesnuts roasting, one-horse open sleighs and Baby Jesus. A group of carolers assembled near Santa's Village in Tysons Corner Center at lunchtime Monday to sing about none other than the impending fiscal cliff. "Vote for income tax equality/Fala lalala, la la la la/Cuts for milionaires are folly/Fala lalala, la la la la..." Mall management threw the group out after a song and a half. The carolers proceeded to march over to Sen. Mark Warner's (D-VA) office at Towers Crescent in Tysons Corner, where they met with Warner's Deputy State Director Ann Rust. "My son's life depends on Medicaid," Julia Newton, 55, explained to Rust. Newton traveled from Norfolk to participate in the caroling event, organized by Virginia Organizing, …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
We want a Patch Street Team to take us along on the busiest shopping day of the year
This coming Black Friday, we want all the die-hard Black Friday shoppers to take us with them as they hit the streets (or the mall). Where are you headed? Is it Target or Tysons Corner Center? What are you looking for? A new iPad? Diamond earrings? What was your best find? A cool barbecue grill? We'll outfit you with some Patch swag - including a renewable canvas shopping bag and a Patch water bottle - and a gift card to help caffeinate your morning. In exchange, we'll ask for: There are a limited number of team spots available. To apply, email the following information to lauren.sausser at patch.com
Friday, November 9, 2012
Parts of the mall and other area shops are already decked out for Christmas. Do early decorations turn you off?
Macy's has rolled out its Christmas trees. Tiffany & Co. recently hung several huge wreaths bejeweled with signature Tiffany blue ornaments inside the store. Tysons Corner Center is prepping for Santa's arrival next week. Don't let the calendar fool you. Now that Halloween has come and gone, the December holiday season - at least at the mall - is officially upon us. If you're already bracing yourself for Black Friday - or if you're strategically planning to hit the mall when it's less crowded - here are a few tips from a local blogger - "So You're New to D.C." - about how to get in and out of the Tysons Corner malls as smoothly as possible. You should read the whole post. It's really very funny. Take our poll. Are these early mall …
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Annual fashion event comes to Tysons from 6 to 11 p.m. Sept. 6
The red carpet is purchased, the specialty drinks have been named and metro area businesses are ready to welcome the most fashionable shoppers in Northern Virginia and D.C. during the third annual Fashion's Night Out. Special offers and extended hours will begin 6 p.m. Thursday in Tysons Corner, Georgetown and Old Town Alexandria. In Tysons, they are centered around the "Fashion Court," on level 1 in Tysons Corner Center, between Bloomingdale's and Nordstrom wings. Shoppers can sip cocktails and get a FNO official tour book, which outlines all specials offered by retailers throughout the mall. Many stores will offer refreshments and entertainment within their own walls, too. For more details, click here. In Tysons Galleria, shoppers can go…
Friday, August 10, 2012
Attorney: Appeal process to continue for woman who tossed 2-year-old from Tysons walkway
Ten months after a Fairfax woman was convicted of murdering her 2-year-old granddaughter, a Virginia Court of Appeals judge has denied an appeal filed by her attorney. Judge William Petty denied Carmela dela Rosa's appeal of her 35-year prison sentence July 31. According to the Virginia Department of Corrections online database, dela Rosa, 51, is currently serving out her sentence at the Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women, in Troy, Va., about 13 miles southeast of Charlottesville. The database indicates her expected release date is May 8, 2041. On Nov. 29, 2010, dela Rosa threw her granddaughter, Angelyn Ogdoc, off the edge of a 44-foot footbridge at Tysons Corner Center. The child died from her injuries. Dela Rosa was convicted of …
Friday, August 3, 2012
Thefts include wine, sunglasses and belts.
Crime incidents reported by Fairfax County police in the two McLean zip codes 22101 and 22102 for the week ending July 27, 2012. The incidents appear as given, unedited. Major Incidents UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 1300 block of Mayflower Drive, 7/19/12. A resident made two reports. The first was at 9:30 a.m. when windows in the rear of the house were found broken, but it appeared entry was not made. The second call at 2 p.m., was for new evidence which indicated someone entered the home after the first call. Larcenies 1900 block of Chain Bridge Road Doll from business 1900 block of Chain Bridge Road Merchandise from …
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Spate of larcenies.
The following are crime incidents reported by Fairfax County police in the two McLean ZIP codes 22101 and 22102 for the week ending Jun 22, 2012. Larcenies 1900 block Chain Bridge Road. iTouch stolen from a business. 6700 block Old Dominion Drive. Peanuts stolen from business. 1300 block Spring Hill Road. Pencils stolen from business. 8500 block Tysons Court. License plate stolen from vehicle. 8000 block Tysons Corner Center. Purse stolen from business. 8100 block Tysons Corner Center . Clothing stolen from business. 8100 block Tysons Corner Center. iPhone stolen from business. 8100 block Tysons Corner Center . Cell phone stolen from a business. 8100 block Tysons Corner Center. A belt stolen from a business. 1000 block Waverly …
Friday, March 30, 2012
Fairfax County Police Reports
Crime incidents reported by Fairfax County police in the two McLean zip codes 22101 and 22102 for the week ending March 23, 2012. Larcencies Chain Bridge Road 2000 block Wallet from business Chain Bridge Road 1900 block License plates from vehicle Chain Bridge Road 1900 block Cell phone from business Elm Street 6800 block Cell phone from business International Drive 2200 block Clothing from business Nesbitt Place 6800 block Purse from vehicle Spring Gate Drive 1500 block Radio, laptop computer, steering wheel from vehicles Turkey Run Road 1000 block Gym bag from business Tysons Corner Center 8100 block Shoes from business
Thursday, January 26, 2012
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Thursday, January 26, 2012
Crime incidents reported by Fairfax County police in the two McLean zip codes 22101 and 22102 for the period ending Jan 20, 2012 LARCENIES Chain Bridge Road 1900 block Cell phone stolen from business Georgetown Pike 7400 block Purse stolen from vehicle Tremayne Place 7700 block Seven rings stolen from residence Tysons Corner Center 8000 block Shoes stolen from business Tysons Corner Center 8100 block Jacket stolen from business
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Grandmother was found guilty of first degree murder in October
A Fairfax woman who was found guilty last fall of murdering her granddaughter will be sentenced at 10 a.m. Friday in Fairfax County Circuit Court Carmela dela Rosa threw 2-year-old Angelyn Ogdoc off a pedestrian footbridge that connected a multi-level parking garage to the food court at Tysons Corner Center mall on Nov. 29, 2010. The drop was approximately 44 feet. The child, her granddaughter, died from her injuries the following morning. Dela Rosa pleaded not guilty to the murder charge. Her defense team tried to prove she was insane at the time of the crime, but the jury convicted dela Rosa of first degree murder on Oct. 6. The jury spared her from serving life in prison and instead capped her sentence at 35 years. On Friday, a circuit …