Wednesday, May 8, 2013
How about a trip to one of these luxurious local spas, followed by brunch or dinner at one of these local restaurants?
If you're still trying to think of a way to spoil the mothers in your life for Mother's Day this Sunday, Patch is here to help. How about brunch or dinner at one of these Herndon restaurants? OpenTable.com says these two Herndon restaurants are turning on the extra charms for Mother's Day this Sunday: For other stellar restaurants in Herndon, be sure to visit our local directory. Thinking Mom might like some pampering instead? Herndon is full of luxurious spas the mothers in your life might to unwind at. Call today to book an appointment or purchase a gift certificate, and she will surely thank you! What do you plan to do for Mom on Mother's Day this year? Tell us in the comments below. Sign up for Herndon Patch’s daily newsletter "…
The home on 12205 Thoroughbred Road is on the market for $1.6 million.
A 5-acre home with a gourmet kitchen is for sale in Herndon. The home at 12205 Thoroughbred Road is on the market for $1.6 million. It includes 6 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, and a wet bar, according to AOL real estate. Contact the real estate agent for a showing. In the market for a new home? Visit our Herndon real estate section for more. Sign up for Herndon Patch’s daily newsletter "Like" us on Facebook "Follow" us on Twitter Want to share your opinions with the Herndon community? Start your own blog here.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The Town Council will hold a work session on the issue Tuesday night, and a public hearing next Tuesday, May 14.
At its first series of meetings in May, the Herndon Town Council plans to consider an amendment to the Town’s zoning ordinance that would change the maximum number of children an in-home daycare provider can care for, based on the type of dwelling. Taking a closer look at in-home childcare businesses is something the Commonwealth has been doing over the past year, to the dismay of childcare providers across the county who fear changes to limits could interfere with their income potential. However, Herndon's move appears to work more in the business' favors. Currently, in-home childcare businesses are allowed to care for up to five children at any one time. Under the proposed amendment, daycares in single-family homes will be allowed up …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Peek inside these amazing homes for sale in Virginia and DC.
Maybe you don't need his-and-her master bathrooms. Or a wine grotto, a pool or acres of land. Some people, though, apparently do—and they're willing to spend a lot of money to have those amenities in DC or Northern Virginia. We can all dream, can't we? In addition to dreaming, we can take a look inside some of the most exclusive, amazing homes for sale in Virginia and DC. Just click on the links below to see what's for sale in some of our 31 Patches around the region. Great Falls Wow House: No More Shared Bathrooms Wow House for Sale in Fredericksburg: Grand City Living on Hanover Street Wow House for Sale in Arlington: Patio, Pond, Porch Wow House for Sale in Manassas: Lots of Office Space Wow House for Sale in Centreville: Lawn, Stream…
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Fairfax County's median income puts it on top 10 list nationwide; third in Virginia.
Feeling wealthy? With a median household income of more than $105,000, Fairfax County is one of the wealthiest in the United States, according to a new report from Forbes. That places Fairfax County among America’s 10 richest counties in the United States. The list is from Census median household income numbers compiled by the U. S. Census Bureau’s Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates from 2011, the most recent year for which is available. Are there other top lists where you'd expect to find Fairfax County? Tell us in the comments! The wealthiest county in the United States is Virginia's own Loudoun County, with a median income of close to $120,000. Other Virginia counties (or cities) on the list: Falls Church City, Arlington County …
Friday, May 3, 2013
Cinco de Mayo is Sunday. Where do you go for the best celebration and the best drinks?
Cindo de Mayo is Sunday. There is no shortage of places in Herndon to raise your glass in celebration. Tell your neighbors - who makes the best margaritas? Is it a traditional Mexican spot like Anita's? The friendly bartenders at Jimmy's Old Town Tavern? Somewhere out of the ordinary? Tell us in the comments below. Or, let us know which Cinco de Mayo celebrations in the area you're planning on attending. Sign up for Herndon Patch’s daily newsletter "Like" us on Facebook "Follow" us on Twitter Want to share your opinions with the Herndon community? Start your own blog here.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Experts say you should order your Mother’s Day flowers sooner, rather than later, as it's is the second-busiest day of the year for florists.
Mother’s Day is coming up next week on May 12, and besides the brunch reservations and jewelry, people will be scrambling to buy their No. 1 lady some flowers. Jenny Scala, spokeswoman for the Alexandria-based Society of American Florists said Mother’s Day flower and plant sales are second only to Christmas and just above Valentine’s Day, which is third on the list of busiest days for florists. “Mother’s Day counts for a fourth of all floral sales for holidays,” Scala said. Orchids, lillies, tulips, roses, irises and calla lillies are amongst the most popular flower choices for Mother’s Day, according to ProFlowers.com. According to the website, hydrangea, azaleas, chrysanthemums and blooming kalanchoe plants are amongst the best-selling…
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Could small-town Herndon's Metro Area be more dense than Tysons Corner's? That's the plan our Town Council approved, and the rezoning process has already begun.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Top news of the week from our Patches around Virginia and DC.
Patch has 31 community sites in Virginia and D.C. Here are some of the top stories from around the region over the past week. 16. Mark Wahlberg Visits: Actor Mark Wahlberg visited T.C. Williams High School on Wednesday morning for an assembly presented by Get Schooled, a nonprofit that aims to engage high school students in an effort to improve graduation rates and empower more students to achieve in college. “I had to work really hard to get where I’m at,” Wahlberg said. “And I don’t mind working really hard to try and maintain it." 15. Runner Pledges 30 Races: Arlington resident Lauren Bailey is halfway through a personal challenge that has been daunting and exhilarating — running 30 races in one year, the year of her 30th birthday. …
Bank-owned homes in Northern Virginia, Fredericksburg.
Patch has 31 community sites in Virginia and D.C. with some of the most in-demand neighborhoods in the commonwealth. Each site routinely covers local real estate. Foreclosures nationwide are on the decline, writes Amrita Jayakumar in the Washington Post. In Virginia, the number of homes in foreclosure is down more than 42 percent from where it was a year ago, according to the report released Tuesday by LPS Applied Analytics, a market research company. The state has foreclosures resources for Virginia homeowners. Using real estate listings from our friends at AOL Real Estate and Zillow, Patch editors looked at bank-owned property on the market last week. Old Town WOW House: 534 N. Pitt St. Foreclosure Home Sales in Chantilly Three …