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Kwanzan Cherry Blossoms Reach Peak Bloom in DC
April 11, 2024, 5:31 pm | Source
kwanzan cherry blossoms
This variation produces clusters of deep pink double blossoms. Read More

Japan Gives 250 Cherry Trees to Replace Those Disrupted by Tidal Basin Construction
April 11, 2024, 2:30 pm | Source
Prime Minister of Japan holds cherry tree that's been donated
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kushida announced the gift during a state visit. Read More

Heritage High School Teacher Charged Soliciting Minor
April 10, 2024, 4:28 pm | Source
school lockers
The teacher has been suspended without pay after being arrested for proposing sex acts with a child. Read More

Fire Causes $2.8M in Damages to Courtland Farm Manor Inn
April 8, 2024, 1:28 pm | Source
fire at Courtland Farm Manor Inn
Firefighters faced challenges with the way the fire spread, high winds, and the fact the rural area does not have fire hydrants. Read More

First 2024 Virginia Rocket Launch to Take Place During the Solar Eclipse
April 4, 2024, 1:49 pm | Source
sounding rocket NASA
The launch will study how the Earth’s upper atmosphere is affected by the eclipse. Read More

‘This is Not Going to Happen Again in Fairfax County,’ Police Chief Says About Street Takeover Event Where Mob Surrounds Police Cruiser
April 3, 2024, 9:56 pm | Source
Composite of Springfield street takeover and Fairfax Chief Kevin Davis
“I believe they fully intended to drag her out of that car," Fairfax County Police Chief Kevin Davis said of the group that surrounded the officer's vehicle. Read More

House Republicans Introduce Bill to Rename Dulles ‘Donald J. Trump International Airport’
April 3, 2024, 2:50 pm | Source
dulles international airport
Virginia Democrats have opposed the idea, calling it “ridiculous, but sadly real.” Read More

‘The Awakening’ at National Harbor to Get Shin Replacement
April 3, 2024, 2:15 pm | Source
The Awakening sculpture
The sculpture that comes out of the sand is one lots of people have climbed on for photos. Read More

Stellina Pizzeria to Open at Capital One Center as Starr Hill Brew Pub Expands Ahead of Perchfest
April 2, 2024, 2:14 pm | Source
Perchfest is set for early May at Capital One Center, with money raised going to Miriam's Kitchen. Read More

Youngkin Vetoes Recreational Marijuana Market, Minimum Wage Increase
March 29, 2024, 5:40 pm | Source
gavel next to scales of justice
The governor vetoed seven bills and signed 100 on Wednesday. Read More

About Northern Virginia Magazine:

Northern Virginia Magazine, established in 2006, serves as a monthly publication catering to the Northern Virginia region and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Its content revolves around dining, shopping, travel, and entertainment within Northern Virginia. The magazine is renowned for its “best of” compilations, such as the annual Best of NoVA list.

In terms of editorial structure, the magazine is organized into seven distinct departments, as of July 2021: NoVA Now, Datebook, The Good Life, Features, Home & Design, Taste, and Last Look.

At the forefront of the magazine, NoVA Now delivers Northern Virginia news, Datebook offers insights into upcoming events, and The Good Life focuses on shopping and wellness practices. Moving towards the center of the publication, the Features section covers an array of subjects, including prominent figures in Northern Virginia, political matters, in-depth analysis of regional news, travel plans, and various “Best of” enumerations. In the latter portion of the magazine, Home & Design presents interior decoration advice and expert interviews.

Additionally, the magazine offers daily online editorial content via its website, spanning topics such as culture, food, style, home, family, health, and recreational activities.

In terms of circulation, Northern Virginia Magazine reaches an audience of 150,000 readers each month through its 12 yearly editions. The magazine has been honored with 14 awards from the Virginia Press Association.

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