Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Crews rescued two people from the vehicle, which apparently struck a fire apparatus, during 30-minute closure.
Updated: Fairfax County Police spokesman Officer Bud Walker told Patch two people were rescued from a flipped car Tuesday on Maple Avenue after it apparently hit an emergency vehicle. Both people were extricated from the car by Fairfax County crews, Walker said. They had non-life threatening injuries. It's not clear what kind of emergency vehicle the car struck, other than that it was a fire apparatus. It's not clear if that vehicle was from the Vienna Fire Station, another Fairfax County fire station, or Fairfax City's fire department, Walker said. All four lanes on Maple Avenue are now reopened. In all, they were closed about 30 minutes, Walker said. Patch will update this story as more information becomes available. Original 3:17 p.m…
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Restaurant picked in Washingtonian Magazine's roundup of best eateries in the region
Looking for one of the best eateries in Washington, DC? You don't have to look farther than Maple Ave Restauarant, which was recently named one of the area's top 100 restaurants by Washingtonian Magazine. It was also recently named by the magazine as the No. 3 "readers' choice" favorite eatery. (And if that wasn't enough, Chef Tim Ma was ranked No. 3 by the magazine last month, too). "We can only say that this year has definitely been a great one so far," said co-owner Joey Hernandez, noting the honor "is just awesome." "We are lucky that we get to do what we love and humbled by the continued support for MAR," she told Patch. The restaurant has come a long way since it opened in August 2009. The restaurant, located in the former Anita's …
Thursday, September 8, 2011
No injuries in Thursday morning accident
A woman cut off by another driver Thursday morning lost control of her vehicle and hit a Maple Avenue telephone pole dead-on. The crash, in the 1100 block of westbound Maple Avenue, occurred around 8:45 a.m., Vienna Police said. The woman who was driving the car was not injured. Vienna Police Officer Bill Murray said drivers are asked to please be extra careful and increase following distances when traveling on wet pavement. "Lane markings are harder to see when wet," Murray said. "Drivers should exercise caution and decrease speed to be sure they have a safe trip."
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Bike Advisory Committee will present some findings Thursday to the Board of Architectural Review
Vienna residents are ready for more bike routes in town – now, it's just a matter of putting infrastructure in place to support them, says a survey conducted this summer by the Vienna Bicycle Advisory Committee. “We are trying to make the Town of Vienna a more bike-friendly community,” said Cristina Janoski, co-chair of the Vienna BAC. “Ninety-five percent of the people that responded to this survey basically said that it is either important or very important that the Town of Vienna add more bike routes.” The 12-question survey was distributed online and answered by more than 350 Vienna residents, business owners and employees. More bike routes would provide more environmentally friendly ways for people to travel in Vienna, Janoski said, …