MacDowell’s in downtown Leesburg finally buys its beach
MacDowell’s sand patio in downtown Leesburg. Times-Mirror file photo
Wed., Jul. 23 | 05:11 PM - After nearly a year of property disagreement with the town, MacDowell Brew Kitchen will buy 1,100 square feet of land from the Town of Leesburg.
Battle for the beach rages on
Wed., Jul. 23 | 05:03 PM - After nearly a year of property disagreement with the town, MacDowell Brew Kitchen will buy 1,100 square feet of land from the Town of Leesburg.
First residential helipad coming to western Loudoun?
Wed., Jul. 23 | 12:28 PM - The CEO of Sterling-based JK Moving Services has submitted a special exception application for permission to build a helipad on his 540-acre Egypt Farm in Purcellville.
An aria of her own: Potomac Falls’ Nikole James finds her voice
Nikole James, holding her dog Parker, gives a sampling of her voice during a recent interview. Times-Mirror/Anna Harris
Wed., Jul. 23 | 10:30 AM - Music has been a larger part of Nikole James' life. From singing in choir at school to belting out tunes in the house, she loved to use her voice. But it wasn't until middle school that she seriously thought about training.
The fair hits Loudoun. Hard.
Bo Fox (5) of Berkeley Springs stalls out in the finals after an impressive performance Monday night in The Stoney Roberts Demolition Derby at the Loudoun County Fair. Times-Mirror/Ben Hancock
Wed., Jul. 23 | 05:00 AM - Bang! Metal on metal.
It's under a slightly overcast otherwise docile sky that the crowd erupts as cars smash into each other at The Stoney Roberts Demolition Derby, which on Monday kicked off the Loudoun County Fair.
Painting with a Twist coming to Ashburn
Melanie and Jaye Bailey will open Painting with a Twist in Ashburn on Aug. 21. Courtesy Photo
Tue., Jul. 22 | 01:38 PM - The fast-growing franchise Painting with a Twist is opening its first location in Virginia, with a grand opening celebration in Broadlands Aug. 21.
Reston Limo employee given three years in prison for embezzlement
Tue., Jul. 22 | 10:03 AM - A former Reston Limousine employee was sentenced July 14 to three years in prison for embezzling over $130,000 which he used for personal and recreational expenditures.
Chef Nathalie Dupree ‘coming early and staying late’ for Epicurience
Chef Nathalie Dupree, a two-time James Beard Award winner, will be on hand for chef demonstrations and a book signing at Visit Loudoun’s Epicurience festival Labor Day weekend. Courtesy Photo/Facebook
Tue., Jul. 22 | 08:28 AM - Dupree will return to the Old Dominion Labor Day weekend to headline the second installment of Visit Loudoun's Epicurience wine and food festival.
Purcellville Festival a grape turnout
At least 7,000 people attended this years Purcellville Wine and Food Festival. Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Mon., Jul. 21 | 01:00 PM - While event organizers are still counting the final numbers, they estimate it is likely there were more attendees at the 2014 Purcellville Wine and Food Festival than last year's 7,000 attendees.