Thursday, July 14, 2011

Brambleton's Latest News, including SweetFrog coming to the BTC

Brambleton Announces 10 Year Anniversary Campaign - Brambleton Counts Down 100 Days to Official Celebration Weekend Scheduled for September 23rd – 24th, 2011. Read more here on, View our Countdown Clock here: “The only thing missing is you”

SweetFrog coming to the BTC - The Brambleton Town Center Associates is pleased to announce a new tenant coming to the BTC – please join them in welcoming SweetFrog to the Brambleton community! They are anticipating opening late summer – check out their website here

Friday Flashback - With the announcement of our 10 Year Anniversary Campaign, we have created a Friday “Flashback” Photo of the Week where we go back in time each week. Pictured here is from Regal Fox 16’s Grand Opening event July 17, 2007. Friday Flashback Album:, Facebook Fan of the Week:, Meet the Team:

Brambleton Firsts Contest - The Brambleton community has proudly celebrated many firsts: the nation’s first Verizon FiOS community first community in Loudoun to sell homes by the Gulick Group, plus several firsts in LoCo at the BTC, drive-thru Caribou Coffee, California Tortilla, Go Bananas, Froots, Johnny Rockets, Harris Teeter, and Sport & Health Club. As we celebrate our 10-year anniversary, we wanted to know what “firsts” our Facebook fans and Twitter followers had experienced at Brambleton! Pictured to the left is contest winner Jill Krause who participated in the Step Sisters' Brambleton Ribbon Run with her daughters for the first time. View the Photo Contest Album here:, View the Video Contests here:

YouthFest 2011 a huge success - On Saturday, June 25th, Loudoun County’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC) hosted the 6th Annual YouthFest at the Brambelton Town Center. Kicking off promptly at 3 p.m., the main stage hosted a wide variety of local and national musicians including the headline act “The Maine.”
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Red, White BRAM: Picnic on the Plaza was greeted by gorgeous weather on Saturday June 25th. Brambletonians and other area friends joined us on the Town Center Plaza for one huge patriotic party. The sand and bubble play areas were a huge hit with our littlest Brambletonians. Read more here: BCA’s July Newsletter:, Photos - Firework Display, the finale was awesome -

Virginia Wine Factory Tasting Room is Now Open - Virginia Wine Factory is pleased to announce that their Tasting Room is now open! Debuting Tuesday, July 12th, is their “Meet the Winemakers” Series, where you will enjoy all the presentation samples, a glass of your favorite and light Hors D'oeuvres. Come and see who makes Virginia wine so amazing. You can follow them on facebook here:  More photos here:

Let Our Garden Grow - Brambletonians have been working hard on their gardens since it opened, we have seen produced so far wonderful cucumbers, tomatoes, squash, melons, cilantro, peppers & eggplant - just to name a few. Pictured here is a melon almost ripe for picking! As you can see, Brambleton continues to grow in more ways than one. View more pictures here:

The Overlook Neighborhood – Van Metre Now Selling “The Ponds”- Development of the Overlook neighborhood in Brambleton at Ryan; Northstar is well under way. The new models for “The Boulevard at Brambleton” by Camberley Homes (Contact Mike at 703.327.1182) and “The Ponds” by Van Metre Homes (Contact Janiece at 703.764.5426) are coming soon. Sales in Brambleton continue to outpace previous years – for more information, please go to More development photos here:

Verizon Filming at Brambleton - Lights, camera, action at the Brambleton Welcome Center on Tuesday, July 12th! Verizon was in town to film for a new promotional video for their new Home Monitoring & Control Program that they hope to launch this Fall. Brambletonians will be the first to try out this new product! Stay tuned for more information. Read Verizon’s Press Release here:

Briar Woods Beats Dulles Rival Woodgrove for AA State Title - On paper, the 2011 Virginia High School League Group AA state softball championship game between the Briar Woods Falcons and Woodgrove Wolverines couldn’t have seemed much closer. Read more here:

Briar Woods HS - America's Best High Schools by Newsweek - The rankings are a measure of success in challenging and preparing students for post-secondary education – and life. Read more here:

Upcoming Events:
July 14th - Sizzlin’ Summer Concert
July 21st - Sizzlin’ Summer Concert: Kids Show **NEW**
July 23rd – Brambleton Real Estate Basics by Long & Foster, Welcome Center
July 23rd - Float ‘n Flicks*
July 28th - Sizzlin’ Summer Concert
August 6th - Float ‘n Flicks*
August 11th - Sizzlin’ Summer Concert
August 13th – Teen Pool Night **NEW**
August 19th – Girl Night Out @ Misguided Angels sponsored by I Am Modern Mag
August 20th – Beer & Crab Fest*
August 25th - Sizzlin’ Summer Concert
*residents only
Must Read: BCA’s July Newsletter:

Dulles Metro July Update -Summer 2011: Guide to Driving in Metrorail Construction Zones & Loudoun County's Tysons Express Bus Service catching some statewide attention. This past month it was recognized as an outstanding program by the Virginia Transit Association. Read More here: