Friday, October 12, 2012

What's Trending in Brambleton - October Edition



New businesses to open in Brambleton
The Brambleton Town Center Associates is pleased to announce two new tenants to the Brambleton Town Center, please join them in welcoming:
Bicycle Outfitters – they have been serving Northern Virginia for over 20 years, providing high quality service, knowledgeable staff and a large selection of bicycles, bicycle accessories and clothing. No matter what your riding style or level, Bicycle Outfitters has the equipment, gear and expert knowledge to keep you riding strong. They offer a number of maintenance and repair services to ensure your bicycle is in peak operating condition. They are located across from Sport&Health at Brambleton and next door to The Next Step Fine Footwear. More info: http://www.bikeoutfitters.com/
> The Virginia ABC Store - http://www.abc.virginia.gov/


In the works:
A brand new Brambleton Town Center Commercial
Verizon FiOS Brambleton Channel

Save the Date: October 19th Verizon HMC Reception! - Interested in an innovative approach to monitor and control your home using a computer, smartphone or your Verizon FiOS TV? Stop by the Brambleton Welcome Center on Friday, October 19th from 5:30-7:30 for a Home Monitoring and Control (HMC) reception!  Enjoy a cool refreshing drink, tasty appetizers, and chat with Verizon reps who will be on-hand to demo their HMC equipment and answer all your questions. Also enter a drawing for a chance to win tickets to the upcoming Redskins versus Panthers game.* (*Official Rules for the raffle – sweepstakes are available upon request and available at the date, time and location of the event.)  See you there! 


Pawsitively Brambleton Cover Dog Revealed - The 2013 Pawsitively Brambleton dog calendar is still in production, but on Saturday, October 6th, Brambleton unveiled the "cover dog" in the Welcome Center.  Dog treats and giveaways were available throughout the afternoon in the Welcome Center, as well as a display of the calendar's cover. After the big reveal at 12:30pm everyone headed over to the first ever Brambleton Day Parade & Mutt Strutt at the Brambleton Town Center.  Proceeds of the calendar will benefit the Friends of Homeless Animals and the Brambleton Group will be collecting donations for the shelter in the Welcome Center through December 21st.  Check out their Facebook Events page for a list of some items currently on the shelter's "wish list." 

Misguided Angels Reds & Threads - Misguided Angels kicked off their 2nd Anniversary celebration in true “fashion” with their annual Reds & Threads Fashion Show on Friday, October 5th at the Virginia Wine Factory.  Brambletonians were excited to model the latest collections after being glammed up by Eclips Salon & Day Spa.  The crowd enjoyed seeing all the latest fashions while enjoying some aperitifs courtesy of Nick’s Corner Grill.  The finale was a special show from Bella Ballerina’s adorable models in their cute tutus!  View all the photos here: http://ht.ly/ejzSy

Briar Woods Homecoming Parade – The Brambleton Town Center was proud to host the Briar Woods annual Homecoming Parade on Friday, October 6th. This year’s theme was "Olympics: Celebrating the American Athletic Spirit/Competition".  View more photos here: http://ht.ly/ejzVd


Brambleton Fall Festival & Brambleton Day Parade 2012 – Brambleton, held their 8th Annual Fall Fest at the Brambleton Town Center on October 6, 2012. Presented by the Brambleton Community Association, the event kicked off with the free Brambleton Day Parade and Mutt Strutt.  Approximately 3,000 attendees enjoyed rides, amusements, concerts, kids’ activities, face painters, glitter tattoos, geocaching (a free real-world outdoor treasure hunt), food vendors, beer, vendor marketplace and more.
Fall Festival http://ht.ly/ejzHy
Brambleton Day Parade & Mutt Strutt: http://ht.ly/ejzL3

Town Center Tidbitswww.brambleton.com/towncenter
> Nick's Corner Grill, a Taste of the Mediterranean is excited to have D.J. Xenia on Friday and Saturday nights to introduce the beginning of their weekend entertainment!
> The UPS Store will have White House 2012 Christmas ornaments starting October 1st! Come and get yours before they sell out!  Also this week, receive 20% off when you open a new mailbox for 6 or more months.
> Sport&Health - It's Alumni Month at Sport&Health. If you are a former member, they would like to welcome you back with your old rate and a special gift!  Just call Jason Hall at 703-879-2006 to learn more details. Also, join them for a Tailgate Party on October 20th from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.  Special outdoor Zumbathon to help benefit breast cancer awareness ($10 donation suggested), moon bounce, PT demos and special grilled food from Heartland foods! 
> Bicycle Outfitters, The Virginia ABC Store & Harris Teeter’s Starbucks to open soon.


Town Center Tenant Anniversaries:
10/1       Capital One Bank, opened in 2005
10/18     Bella Ballerina, opened in 2011
10/18     Harris Teeter, opened in 2005
10/22     Edible Arrangements, opened in 2007
Go to www.facebook.com/brambletonview for a chance to win Anniversary giveaways!


Builder Buzz - www.brambleton.com/homesales
One of the many benefits to buying a new home in Brambleton is the Sport & Health exclusive membership offer* - a FREE one-year adult membership to Sport & Health with a purchase of a NEW home in Brambleton.  Please note that this offer is only valid on new home purchases and not for resale homes within Brambleton. (*Offer valid for new builder home sales in The Overlook and Emerald Ridge neighborhoods only.  See builder sales agent for complete details.)
New Home Information Packet – http://ht.ly/ccg85
Model Home Map: http://ht.ly/ccB1L 

Briar Woods defeats Tuscarora for 20th straight win - The two-time defending Virginia Division 4 state champion Briar Woods High School football team started this season with a slogan: “Stay humble, stay hungry.”  The Falcons proved their desire Sept. 28, dismantling previously unbeaten Tuscarora 35-6 to earn their 20th straight victory. Loudoun Times article: http://ht.ly/els3s

Loudoun County Schools makes the Microsoft Innovative Schools List - Microsoft Reveals the Most Innovative Schools in the United States. With World Teachers’ Day, Microsoft Corp. is announcing the new 2012–2013 Microsoft Innovative Pathfinder and Mentor Schools being inducted as part of its Innovative Schools program. Microsoft article here: http://ht.ly/elrLh


Seven of nation’s 10 most affluent counties are in Washington region -  The Washington region has emerged from the recession looking even more affluent compared with the rest of the country, boasting seven of the 10 counties with the highest household incomes in the nation, new census numbers show. With a median household income surpassing $119,000, Loudoun County heads the list.  Washington Post article: http://ht.ly/elr4U

Silver Line Tie-In to Orange Line Testing Continues - Phase 1 construction is now 79 percent complete with tracks in place almost along the entire alignment from East Falls Church to Wiehle Avenue in Reston.  September Newsletter: http://ht.ly/elqT5.  Go to www.dullesmetro.com for more information.

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