Memorial Day Weekend Best Bets

Friday, May 28 — With the unofficial start to summer hitting this weekend and pools opening across the area, we look at a handful of ways to spend time over the three-day weekend if you haven’t made other plans, like hitting the beach. While nothing beats a quick trip to a local ice cream shop … Continue reading

Colorado Chocolatier Opens in Potomac Mills

Hand-made treats by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory are sure to tempt all. The Colorado-based chocolatiers opened their doors this week at Potomac Mills. The company hand-produces more than 300 kinds of gourmet chocolates, fudge, brittle, dipped apples, privately labeled cocoas and gourmet coffee. They also have sugar-free selections. Cooking displays of fudge, caramel apples and … Continue reading

County Board Approves Route 1 Redevelopment Plan

Wednesday, May 19 — The Board of County Supervisors Tuesday approved plans for major development along the northern end of Route 1 in Woodbridge. Several plans have been in the works for about the past five years. The Master Plan approved by the board includes office and retail space, a hotel, marina, trail and up … Continue reading

Woodbridge Remains Undefeated (19-0) in Boys Varsity Baseball

Woodbridge Vikings Baseball

May 14, 2010 — Despite an early 1-run lead by Gar-Field, which it held onto for almost an hour due to a severe weather delay as lightning drifted through Woodbridge in the early evening, the Vikings came back strong with a 4-run sixth inning to take a firm lead for the remainder of the game. … Continue reading

New VRE Train Platform Opens in Woodbridge

After several years in development and at a cost of more than $10 million, the new pedestrian bridge and platform at the Woodbridge Virginia Railway Express station opened Wednesday, May 12. A 142-foot-long pedestrian bridge crosses the tracks and ends at a new 600-foot long platform. There’s also a new three-story elevator tower at the … Continue reading

Dixie Bones to Open a Second Restaurant in Fredericksburg

Our own Dixie Bones here in Woodbridge is opening a new restaurant in Fredericksburg, which will be called BBQ Post 401. BBQ Post 401, the initial outpost of Dixie Bones, will serve homemade Southern barbeque from its Fredericksburg location. The Post name includes the last three digits of Fredericksburg’s zip code, 401. BBQ Post 401 … Continue reading

Celebrating the Moms of Woodbridge

Happy Mother's Day

Mother’s Day, May 9, 2010 — Happy Mother’s Day to all those moms out there who do so many things for their kids and family every day of the year. To the mothers of servicemen and women serving our nation, to the mothers who are in service to our country, to working moms and stay-at-home … Continue reading

Dale City Farmers Market

Dale City Farmers Market

Things are starting to pick up at the Dale City Farmers Market. It was only early May, but it certainly felt like the middle of summer. So we had to venture down to the Dale City Farmers’ Market to see how things were going. We first swung by the C&T Produce stall — farm-fresh vegetables … Continue reading

May Day At Veterans Memorial Park

Skateboarding at Veterans Park.

It was a beautiful start to May on Saturday, so we ventured over to Veterans Memorial Park to spend some time outside. We stopped at one of the first spots as you enter the park — the skateboard facility. As the PWC Web site notes, the facility is a “skate at your own risk” option … Continue reading