Prince William County Schools Closed Friday

Prince William County Schools are closed Friday, Jan. 28. Code Red for employees. The School Age Care Program will not open. Main county roads are passable, main thoroughfares through neighborhoods are relatively clear, but residential roads and cul-de-sacs still have some packed snow and ice, and with temperatures expected to dip into the 20s tonight, … Continue reading

After the Snowfall, Sledding Fun

It’s inevitable. After the snow starts falling right at the height of rush hour, causing commutes to Woodbridge to be multiplied 10-fold in some cases (we know of a woman who didn’t get home from work until 1 am), after roads get treated, after the snowfall finally stops, after the driveways get shoveled and the … Continue reading

Snow Hitting Woodbridge Hard; Schools Closed Thursday

Wednesday, Jan. 26 — We’re in the thick of it here, aren’t we? Snow is falling and accumulating quickly. It looks like we’re right on the edge of the band that will dump either 5-8 inches on us or 2-5 inches. Either way, it’s coming down fast and making a big impact on traffic. As … Continue reading

Restaurant Review: Dixie Bones

You’ll find Dixie Bones on many a “Best of” list, including Washingtonian magazine’s, where it has made the list of top 100 Washington area restaurants and perennial appearances on its “Cheap Eats” list. We agree. This is hands down the best barbecue around. This is real pit barbecue, pork or beef, smoked over hickory logs … Continue reading

The Woodbridge ‘Ice Rink’

It’s skating time here in Woodbridge, as a veneer of ice is covering almost everything. Cars, driveways, trees, anything that doesn’t move or have salt or chemicals applied is encased in ice. Prince William County Schools, as well as pretty much every other school district in the Washington, DC metropolitan area are closed (Code Red … Continue reading

Morning Crash Closes I-95 South

Saturday, Jan. 8 — Two trucks collided this morning shortly after 8 am on southbound I-95 near the rest area at Dale City, which caused a chain-reaction crash that involved some 20 vehicles. The crash caused state police to close I-95 south. There were mostly minor injuries as a result of the crash. You can … Continue reading

Workhouse 2nd Saturday Art Walk

Saturday, Jan. 8 — On the second Saturday of every month (which is today this month), the Workhouse hosts an “art walk” to showcase the diverse work of more than 150 visual artists who display their works among the facility’s seven buildings. The Workhouse, situated on the grounds of the former Lorton Correctional Complex, is … Continue reading