Tysons Corner News

Work in Tysons? Have an interest in riding an express bus service? Take part in the Tysons Express Bus Service Preference Survey.
Loudouni.com
March 3, 2010

Loudoun County wants input from residents who works in Tysons. The Loudoun County Office of Transportation Services held Tyson Express public input sessions recently, but wants commuters who missed out to take a survey to hear from them.The survey is available online, and paper copies of the survey may be obtained by calling 703-777-0119.   Read the full story at Loudouni.com

IMAX Coming to Tyson’s Corner March 5th

The AMC Tyson’s Corner theater is all set to introduce IMAX on Friday, March 5 .  Alice in Wonderland will be the first movie open to the public.  IMAX is becoming very popular following the success of Avatar.  Many theaters around the country are looking to provide extra incentive for moviegoers to get out for the evening rather than watching the very broad selection now available on cable systems or the Internet.  Great to see Tyson’s Corner is a part of the early expansion.  Don’t just go to the movies…go to an IMAX movie at Tyson’s Corner AMC Theater.   Check out the Tyson’s Corner AMC Theater movie listings for  specific times.

Tyson’s Corner Traffic Change
Washington Post
February 28, 2010

Dulles Metro Rail construction is in full swing after being slowed by the storms.  Read about some of the detours and other traffic impacting construction activities  here.

$1MM Tyson’s Corner Shuttle Bus Running Empty
Washington Examiner
February 25, 2010

A shuttle bus intended to unclog the Tyson’s Corner area during the heavy construction there is not receiving the expected ridership.  Some are saying the funds could be better used elsewhere.  Read more about the empty Tysons Shuttle Bus.

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/local/_1-million-Tysons-shuttle-running-empty-85217187.html

Filenes Basement Tysons Corner Location to Close
Washington Business Journal
Januarly 21, 2009

Filene’s Basement will close its Tysons Corner store by the end of next month, part of an 11-store shuttering of the chain’s 36 locations. Three locations in the Baltimore area will also close.   Read more about Filene’s Basement closing.

Harris Teeter Opens in Tysons Corner
January 13, 2009

McLean, VA. January 13, 2009- A new 45,000 square foot full-service Harris Teeter grocery store opens today at The Lofts at Park Crest, an ultra-modern apartment community including the finest features and amenities in the Washington, D.C. area. The Lofts apartments and Harris Teeter are the latest additions to the new mixed-use Park Crest community in the heart of Tysons Corner. Harris Teeter is located at 8200 Crestwood Heights Drive, McLean, Virginia.  Read the full Press Release.

INOX Restaurant Opens In Tysons Corner
Washington Post, January 23, 2009

Chefs Jonathan Krinn and Jon Mathieson, along with wine director John Wabeck, have more in common than their names. The trio is opening Inox restaurant in Tysons Corner at 1800 Tysons Blvd. the first week of February.  Read the full story at WashingtonPost.com

A Shopping Nexus Outside Washington Plots a Future as an Urban Center
New York Times, Dec 16, 2008

TYSONS CORNER, Va. — This intersection in Fairfax County is a mecca for shoppers: it is the Washington region’s largest retail center, with 5.9 million square feet of shopping, and it includes the country’s 10th-largest mall. It is also due for a major makeover — after the sinking economy rebounds.  Read the full story at NYT.com

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