Tuesday, April 16, 2013

April Edition

L-O-V-E  arrived in Brambleton! 
Brambleton was been selected as a host site for the “Virginia is for Lovers LOVE campaign.”  The iconic LOVE artwork was on display in the Brambleton Town Center April 12-15, and will be back again October 3-7.  These letters travel around the state, promoting that “LOVE is at the heart of every Virginia vacation!”  To view all the LOVE artwork photos taken in Brambleton collected so far, please click here.

Bicycle Outfitters Grand Opening Celebration
It was a GREAT Grand Opening celebration Bicycle Outfitters had on Saturday, April 6th, at Brambleton Town Center! Thanks to all who came out to share in their fun.  What a great welcome to the neighborhood. Congrats to all the kids who competed in their Kids' bike races - Pre-K Striders to 5th grade road racers, and kudos to all the young riders/artists who decorated their bikes in the Bike Decorating Contest! One of the best highlights was seeing families come in for new bikes so that they could all ride together! Whether it was couples or families of 4 or more, what a great way to spend time together ... out on the road and trails together. Please click here to view all the bike race photos!

Step Sisters' Brambleton Ribbon Run

What an awesome day at the Step Sisters' Brambleton Ribbon Run on Saturday, April 13th! THANK YOU to all the volunteers and participants for supporting the Step Sisters and making this event possible. Please click here to view all of the Ribbon Run photos.

Annual Brambleton Realtor Tour
A big thank you to all the realtors who came out to our Annual Realtor event to hear all of Brambleton's latest news - it was our best turnout so far with nearly 100 realtors!

Town Center Tidbits
  • Northern Virginia Orthodontics (NVO) is pleased to announce that Dr. Casagrande has been chosen by The Washingtonian Magazine as one of the DC area's Top Orthodontists for the third time in a row. Come visit Dr. Zach Casagrande and Northern Virginia Orthodontics and see why he continues to receive this prestigious honor. You can schedule your complimentary smile analysis by calling 703.327.1718 or by visiting online at ashburnsmiles.com. The Washingtonian Top Dentist issue is on newsstands now. 
  • Have you tried Yelp's monocle mode? Simply download the app on to your smartphone and hold it up to see reviews around you! 
  • Blue Ridge Grill – New Beers! Come enjoy a Lost Rhino Face Plant IPA brewed right here in Ashburn! Also new: Stone IPA, Devil’s Backbone Vienna Lager, Port City Porter and Brooklyn Brown Ale. And if you’re in the mood for an ice cold can, order a PBR Tall Boy! All of these are now available on our menu. These and all of our beers are ½ price at the bar 3-7 PM, Monday through Thursday, and 3-6 PM Friday, Saturday & Sunday.
Builder Buzz – Hurry, pricing is on the rise! 

  • Join Beazer Homes for the Grand Opening of their new Lexington model home at Brambleton! Their new section at Emerald Ridge features gorgeous homesites backing to trees, fitness trails and Hanson Regional Park.
  • Miller & Smith has increased prices on their Noble Pointe & Noble Crest SF collections. Noble Crest increased by $4k (which is less than 1%); $7 & $9k for Noble Pointe (1.2% & 1.5%)
  • Miller & Smith Noble Pointe expects another price increase with the next lot release
  • Winchester Homes has opened their West Park neighborhood, priced from $654,900
  • Pulte Homes has increased the base of their Hathaway 22’ townhome by $5k (now $394,990). Their brand new townhome model's foundation is in and anticipated to open in June.
  • Pulte Homes has increased the base of their Grand Villas by $5-10k (now starting at $484,990)
  • Winchester Homes TH in Emerald Ridge expects a price increase this weekend
  • Miller & Smith has increased prices on their Brownstones TH collection = $5-7k (now starting at $414,990)
  • Beazer has just one “Chatham” townhome remaining, priced at $489,990
  • The average base price of Brambleton’s townhomes = $446,301
  • The average base price of Brambleton’s single-family homes = $673,968
Why Brambleton? www.issuu.com/brambleton
New Home Information Packet: www.issuu.com/brambleton
Model Home Map: www.issuu.com/brambleton

4/20 - Beazer Homes' Lexington Model Grand Opening, 12-4pm

4/27 – Community Shred, 8:30-11:30am
4/27&28 - NVBIA Parade of Homes, 11am-6pm
5/4 - Spring Yard Sale & Expo, 8am-1pm
5/11 - Loudoun YouthFest Battle of the Bands Finale, 2-6pm

5/27 – Memorial Day Charity Run/Walk, 8am-12pm
6/20 – Sizzlin' Summer Concert Series begins, 6:30-9:30pm
6/15 – YouthFest, 3-9:30pm
6/27 - Sizzlin' Summer Concert, 6:30-9:30pm
6/29 – Red, White and BRAM, 4-10pm

Brambleton Community Association’s April 2013 Newsletter: This is the latest monthly community news from the Brambleton Community Association. Click here to view the March Newsletter (iPad friendly). You can also follow their latest news on Facebook at www.facebook.com/brambletoncommunityassociation.

YouthFest debuts new website
Have you been to the new YouthFest website? Check it out for the latest news. Plus, you can get your YouthFest tickets there. Advance tickets are only $7.50. www.loudounyouthfest.com.

A Wine & Food Festival Two Hundred Years in the Making: Loudoun’s Epicurience Virginia. Join us for our 1st Annual Epicurience Virginia, held in the East Coast’s premier wine region, Loudoun, Virginia during Labor Day Weekend. Picture a food and wine festival so unique that no existing name quite fit. A food and wine experience so epic, in fact, that we’re calling it something completely new: Epicurience. 

Held in the East Coast’s premier wine region, Loudoun, Virginia: DC’s Wine Country®. It’s where insiders come to savor award-winning wines and seek out noteworthy farm-to-table cuisine. It’s where you’ll be able to taste the finest in Virginia wines, meet top tastemakers and master winemakers, sample cuisine prepared by celebrated chefs from around the country. It’s an Epicurience. An epicurean experience you’ll want to see for yourself. Epicurience Virginia - August 30-September 2, 2013 - Grand Tasting August 31 at Historic Morven Park. Sign up for more information her http://www.epicvirginia.com/

Loudoun County is jumping in the race to become the home of the new FBI headquarters. The county formally offered eight sites for consideration. Seven of those locations are less than one mile from the future Silver Line Metro rail and near Dulles International Airport. Five locations are more than 200 acres in size. NBC Washington: http://www.nbcwashington.com/

Loudoun County has some of the most highly skilled workers in the nation, and we’d like to help you find more.  Please post your internships - paid or unpaid - on our new tool, Loudoun InternMatch. It’s free. Click here for more information.

Dulles Metro Construction News - Teams picked to bid on Phase II. http://www.dullesmetro.com/

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