Monday, May 16, 2011

Latest 15 Brambleton Updates - including La Cucina Italiano opening this summer

Brambleton’s Sizzlin’ Summer Concert Lineup Announced
This year’s “Free” Sizzlin’ Summer Concerts in the Plaza are:
June 30 – The Monster Band (Party Dance)
July 14 –Jah Works (Reggae)
July 28 – Doug Segree (Acoustic Rock)
August 11 – John Luskey (Country)
August 25 – Kelly Bell Band (Blues/Funk/Hip Hop)

La Cucina Italiano opening this summer - The Brambleton Town Center Associates is pleased to announce that La Cucina Italiano will be a new tenant at the Brambleton Town Center - they are anticipating opening this summer.
Other BTC News: The Virginia Wine Factory is anticipating opening Memorial Day weekend & Misguided Angels host an “unveiling” event Wednesday, May 18th of their Baby/Kids Department. B_here@Brambleton! BTC List of Tenants:

Brownstones by Miller & Smith - Miller & Smith’s brand new Brownstone townhome models are now open and sales have already exceeded expectations! Please contact Laura to set up a tour of these beautiful new homes at 703.434.0807. B_inspired@Brambleton! View more photos here:

Other Builder News - Van Metre Homes Manor Series debut a new larger floor plan, the “Stanford”; Camberley Homes debut a new floor plan, the “Santa Monica”; Winchester Homes anticipates opening their new “Abbey” Model Saturday, May 21st; and, Gulick Group & Stanley Martin are now sold out! B_home@Brambleton! More information here: & Quick Delivery homes:

Brambleton Town Center School Field Trip - In April, a group of school children were invited to come to the Brambleton Town Center to learn all about what it takes to run a business in Brambleton. As you will see in the pictures, the children had a wonderful time meeting the owners and learning more about how the businesses work. B_learning@Brambleton! View more photos here:

Sport & Health’s Inaugural Journey 4 a Cure Run raises almost $17,000! Sport & Health Brambleton’s Inaugural Journey 4 a Cure Run/Walk had a great turnout on Saturday, April 30th, with over 900 registered runners who in turn helped raise almost $17,000 for the cause - impressive for their first event! The 2012 Journey 4 a Cure Run will be held in September. B_fundraising@Brambleton! View more photos here:

Bands Rock Brambleton In Contest Finale - Nine Loudoun youth bands emerged from their parents' basements Saturday, April 30th, to compete for the top title in the Loudoun County Battle of the Bands and the opportunity to open for the headline act during this year's YouthFest in Brambleton on June 25th. In the end it was Ashburn's Lightspeed Rescue that won top honors after voting by the crowd and a panel of judges. They were the band featured in our Flashmob video, which has had over 2,000 hits on Youtube! Brambleton and Miller & Smith are proud to be sponsors of Loudoun County’s Annual Youth Fest. B_winning@Brambleton! Read more here: & view our Flashmob here on Youtube:

Mother’s Day Video Contest Winner - We are pleased to announce the winner of our Mother’s Day Video Contest is Hunter with his first official original song – now uploaded to our Youtube Channel! Who knows, America’s Got Talent could be next for this talented young man. B_capturing@Brambleton!
Mother’s Day Contest winning video -
Baby Contest winning video –
Pet Contest winning video -

Brambleton Students Earn Top Honors at First Lego League World Festival - Team NX-Treme earned 1st place for mechanical design for their robot at the First Lego League World Festival in St. Louis, MO. The World Festival is regarded as the Olympics of Lego Robotics. This international competition featured 82 of the world’s best teams and ran from April 27- May 1. After winning top honors at the state tournament, this Brambleton-based team represented Virginia and the District of Columbia at the St. Louis festival. Read more here:

Creighton’s Corner raises money for Japan quake victims - Students at a Loudoun County elementary school are concerned -- and want to help. Their inspiration is their music teacher. Creighton's Corner elementary school teacher Naoko Yanagawa is from Japan, and her parents live in Osaka. Hearing about the disaster was heartbreaking for her. "I just couldn't believe what I saw," she said. A few held a multi-day bake sale with lemonade, brownies, cupcakes and cookies -- with impressive results. Bridget O'Brien, who attends the 5th grade, said they raised $448.60. In total, the students raised almost $5,000 in just ten days. View the ABC News Report here:

Stone Hill Middle School Becomes 8th LCPS School to “Watch” in the Nation - Eight of Loudoun County Public Schools' 13 middle schools have been designated as a School to Watch by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform. Stone Hill Principal Rodney Moore was happy to receive the honor, especially since the middle school has only been open for four years. “This is a great honor and honestly, I think it is a great indicator of our school’s community,” Moore said. “This award is a true testament to how hard our students, teachers, administration and parents have worked to achieve such a high academic level.” Read more here:

Upcoming Events
June 16th – Summer Kick-Off & Teen Pool Party*
June 25th – Red, White & Bram & YouthFest 2011
June 30th – Sizzlin’ Summer Concert Series Begins
July 9th – Float ‘n Flicks*
July 14th - Sizzlin’ Summer Concert
July 23rd - Float ‘n Flicks*
July 28th - Sizzlin’ Summer Concert
*residents only

BrambleBuzz! Brambleton’s 10 Year Anniversary Countdown begins next month! B_countingdown@Brambleton!

Dulles Metro May Construction Update - PROGRESS! PROGRESS! Work continues on the Tysons East Station along Route 123 at Scotts Crossing. This will be the first stop on the westbound Dulles Rail extension. Photo by Stephen Barna, Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project
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