Wednesday Morning Rundown

Irises by Lake Thoreau Pool

Chick-Fil-A’s Military Night Tonight — All 43 Chick-Fil-A locations in the DC area — including the one on Sunset Hills Road in Reston — will hold a Military Appreciation Night Wednesday to honor the region’s active and veteran military and their families. From 4 to 7 p.m., all dine-in customers with a valid military ID will receive a free meal.

McDonnells To Stand Trial in July — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen will go on trial together in July after a judge tossed out a motion to dismiss most of the charges against the couple. The McDonnells were charged in January in a 14-count indictment with accepting more than $165,000 from businessman Jonnie Williams.

Krispy Kreme Coming Here? — Krispy Kreme Doughnuts are looking for as many as 20 new store locations in Northern Virginia and Maryland.  The chain currently has four in the Washington, D.C., area. [Washington Business Journal]

Fairfax Aims To Be Bike Friendly — Biking is on the rise in the county, and the county has big plans to make things easier for cyclists. [Fairfax Times]

Recent Stories

A Wind Advisory has been issued for the D.C. area, including Fairfax County. The alert is currently scheduled to start at 6 p.m. tomorrow (Wednesday) and continue until 4 a.m….

OmBaked is organizing an inaugural Holi Festival at Lake Anne Plaza (courtesy OmBaked) A traditional Hindu festival is set to light up Lake Anne Plaza next month. The inaugural Holi…

A band plays at Ned Devine’s during the second round of Herndon’s inaugural Battle of the Bands (photo by Laura Poindexter) The Town of Herndon’s first-ever Battle of the Bands…

Fairfax Connector is now in its sixth consecutive day without service, as workers continue their strike for better pay, benefits and working conditions.


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