The State of NoVa: Leesburg


Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 01/15/2013

Leesburg’s vultures have vamoosed. For now.

Five days of small fireworks, and an effigy, relocate the large committee

By Tom Jackman  |  08:54 AM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Leesburg | Tags:  vultures, Leesburg, Va., USDA, Warren Zevon

Posted at 05:12 AM ET, 01/09/2013

Taking on Leesburg’s vultures, with ‘bangers and screamers,’ lasers and a vulture effigy

The committee of 200 vultures faces the USDA’s dispersal technology

By Tom Jackman  |  05:12 AM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Vultures, Leesburg, Va., USDA Wildlife Services Program

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/03/2013

Leesburg has a vulture problem

About 200 birds have chosen the Mayfair neighborhood to be their winter home.

By Tom Jackman  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Leesburg | Tags:  Vultures, Leesburg, Va., USDA Wildlife Services Program

Posted at 06:53 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Leesburg Halloween light show is pretty awesome

The show features 8,500 lights synchronized to 13 different songs.

By Tom Jackman  |  06:53 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Edwards Landing Lights, Halloween lights, Brandon Bullis, Leesburg

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Leesburg’s Tally Ho Theatre closing in September

The switch to digital projection would be too costly for the 81-year-old cinema.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:58 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Leesburg, Nightlife | Tags:  Tally Ho Theatre, Leesburg

Posted at 06:44 AM ET, 04/16/2012

Loudoun’s got live music, but no more Summer Musicfest

Concerts in Leesburg, Purcellville and Berryville this season, but no more Travis Tritt at Belmont Country Club.

By Tom Jackman  |  06:44 AM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music, Loudoun County, Leesburg, Purcellville | Tags:  Loudoun live music, Leesburg Acoustic on the Green, Buncearoo Purcellville, Loudoun Summer Musicfest

Posted at 04:30 AM ET, 07/22/2011

Leesburg’s amazing new movie theater (fancy food, drinks, and moving seats!) opens today

The new Cobb Village 12 Cinemas, behind the Wegman’s on Route 7, features not only fancy food and drinks but D-Box seats that move with the movie. If you’re into that.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:30 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Leesburg, Nightlife | Tags:  Leesburg movies, Virginia

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 04/05/2011

In Leesburg, the stripper, the guns and the podiatrist

A Leesburg podiatrist, a stripper and a couple of guns made for a wild Sunday morning in the Lansdowne neighborhood.

By Tom Jackman  |  12:25 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lansdowne, Crime, Loudoun County | Tags:  Loudoun County, Leesburg, Lansdowne, Crime, Virginia