At its 21st annual Hospitality Awards luncheon held recently in Chicago, the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association (IHLA) presented Arlington native Jim Abrahamson, CEO of Interstate Hotels & Resorts, with the J. Patrick Leahy Lifetime Achievement Award.
A longtime school-resource officer, a former nuclear-plant designer and a previously shy but now thriving Italian student were among top teachers, students and employees at McLean and Langley high school who were honored May 24 by the Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce.
Facing strong community opposition and some unfinished details, the Vienna Town Council on May 23 decided to wait two more weeks before discussing and ruling upon the Vienna Market mixed-use rezoning proposal.
The Leadership Center for Excellence and Leadership Arlington celebrated the accomplishments of 23 up-and-comers during the Young Professionals Program Spring Class of 2016 graduation ceremony, held May 17 at Marymount University.
Vienna police dispatched officers to Aldeerah Restaurant, 262 Cedar Lane, S.E., on May 6 at 11:36 p.m. after receiving a report about several men outside of the restaurant, one of whom was armed with a knife.
Stewart Commercial Realty of McLean helped raise more than $100,000 in support of the Arlington Free Clinic’s dental initiative through a Bites & Blues Party, held April 23 at Arlington Rooftop Bar & Grill.
Karen McKee, senior account executive with WUSA 9 (Tegna), and Tracey White, vice president of community and government relations for Reston Hospital Center, have been named new members of the board of directors of the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce.
Fairfax County supervisors unanimously agreed April 26 to allow the county’s Economic Development Authority to accept $1.3 million in state grant funding to help expand the operations of accounting firm Ernst & Young LLP at 1775 Tysons Blvd. in Tysons.
Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) has been elected to membership on the board of directors of the Tysons Partnership, where it will be represented by Scott Lind, executive vice president and general counsel.
The Embrey Mill Sweet 16 Celebration on April 16 introduced two new amenities, the Dogwood Dog Park and Rocky Run Trail, part of 10 miles of trails throughout the community. Also on display were three new model homes from, Miller & Smith, Stanley Martin Homes and Lennar.