Sunday, February 3, 2013
Fairfax County Police will have extra patrols on the road to deter motorists from driving under the influence.
The Fairfax County Police Department will send out extra DWI patrols to help keep roads safe over the Super Bowl weekend. In a press release, police gave the following tips to encourage people to celebrate the Super Bowl safely. For Super Bowl party hosts: Find Vienna Patch on Facebook and Twitter.
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Facts and stats on the cities tied to this year's Super Bowl XLVII.
This weekend marks the annual football game everyone waits all season for — Super Bowl XLVII. The Baltimore Ravens will take on the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday at the Superdome. It'll be the 10th time the Super Bowl has taken place in New Orleans. We've got facts about each of the cities involved in this year's big game. If you're looking for where to watch the Super Bowl in Vienna, the Vienna Inn, Outback Steakhouse and Tequila Grande are all having Super Bowl specials and events. Did we miss a special? Let us know in the comments. THE SAN FRANCISCO - THE 49ERS • San Francisco is ranked 14th on the list of the list of the country's largest cities in terms of population. The estimated population in July of 2011 was 812,826. • 52.1 …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Data from the social media site shows most Northern Virginia users rooting for the Baltimore Ravens, switching their allegiance (temporarily) from the Washington Redskins.
It's not a surprise that most Facebook users in Northern Virginia and D.C. started the football season solidly supporting the Washington Redskins—even though many people who live here came from someplace else. "While winning seems to matter, NFL teams have local followings that are probably heavily influenced by family ties and/or where a person grew up," according to Facebook, which recently compiled data on Facebook users who are fans of an NFL team on the social network. 'Like' Vienna Patch on Facebook During the regular season, Redskins fans on Facebook are likely to be friends with fans of the Dallas Cowboys, Pittsburgh Steelers, Baltimore Ravens, Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants—most of those are geographically close to the D.…
Ahead of Super Bowl Sunday, Whole Foods Vienna is asking residents to vote for the pie that most captures the community.
If Vienna were a pizza, what would it look like? The question is one Whole Food Vienna is posing to customers and residents across town Friday in advance of the Ravens and 49ers matchup in Super Bowl Sunday. "We decided to do this contest to make our café area even more connected to the Vienna community. We have local art hanging, local beers being poured, and now we will have a pizza that isn’t being sold at any other Whole Foods Market," store marketing team leader Katie Wolffe told Patch. The store put out a call on its Facebook page earlier this month, asking for fans to create a "Custom Viena Pie." Employees chose six finalists, and on Friday, residents will have a chance to vote for the winner, whose pizza will be sold regularly in …
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Some Cox Communications subscribers in Northern Virginia report they had to watch the Super Bowl in Spanish. Did you have a similar problem?
At least two dozen Cox Communications cable subscribers in Virginia who tuned into watch the Super Bowl on Sunday were forced to listen to the game in Spanish. McLean resident Peter Maucher said the commericials were broadcast in English, the on-field interviews were broadcast in English, but the play-by-play commentary was in Spanish only. Centreville resident Bryan Scrafford said his non-HD channel broadcast the game in English, but the HD version was Spanish only, too. He had the same problem when the NFL Pro Bowl aired last month. Mike Leone, director of public affairs for Cox in Northern Virginia, said no more than two dozen subscribers in Northern Virginia and the Hampton Roads area complained about a similar issue. The problem, he …