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  • Have a Fun Independence Day Weekend

    Reston Now is off for the long weekend. Hopefully you are too. Read this list of places to catch fireworks and other July 4 fun nearby. The World Police & Fire Games are still taking…

  • Still Time to Register for Firecracker 5K

    Spots are still available for July 4’s Firecracker 5K in Reston. The sixth annual Firecracker 5K is sponsored by Reston-based Leidos and will benefit the USO of Metropolitan Washington. There will be live music, American flags…

  • Open Houses This Weekend in Reston

    It may be a holiday weekend, but that won’t stop buyers and sellers. There are many open houses nearby on Sunday, July 5. Happy home shopping! For more real estate info, check out Reston Now’s…

  • Del. Ken Plum: Happy July 4!

    Our national holiday the Fourth of July, or Independence Day, is known for fireworks, parades, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions and of course retail sales. In the midst of all of our “Red, White,…

  • Beyond Nine Lives: Integrating a New Cat in Your Home

    This is a sponsored post by veterinarian Elizabeth Arguelles, owner of Just Cats Clinic at Lake Anne Plaza. Introducing a new cat into your home if you already have another kitty can be challenging. But…

  • Op-Ed: Clearing Up Misinformation About Reston Zoo

    This is an op-ed by Eric Mogensen, CEO and Corporate Director of the Reston Zoo. It does not represent the opinion of Reston Now. There continue to be misperceptions about Reston Zoo and past events.…

  • This Weekend at the World Police & Fire Games

    The World Police & Fire Games are nearly ready to wind down — but not before some big final events take place in Reston. Here’s what’s happening: Thursday: Wrist Wrestling, 1 to 7 p.m. at…

  • July 3-4: What’s Open and Closed

    Independence Day falls on a Saturday this year. That means the federal holiday for workers is July 3, so there may be some confusion as to what is open or closed. If you are heading…

  • Thursday Morning Rundown

    Travel News You Can Use — Tips on how to navigate I-95, the Bay Bridge and other choke spots if you are heading out of town today. [Washington Post] Day In Court — Eddie Rodriguez…

  • Reston Tae Kwon Do Teacher Charged with Sexual Assault

    A Reston man was arrested by Fairfax County Police Wednesday for having inappropriate contact with a minor at a nearby martial arts studio. Han I. Tak, 30, was charged with taking indecent liberties with a minor,…

  • Splash Fountain Back on at Reston Town Center

    After more than a year of being closed for repairs, the splash fountain in Town Square Park at Reston Town Center is back up and running. The fountain, located in front of The Avant apartments…

  • Save the Date: Ukulele Festival Returns July 11

    Sounds of tiny strings will fill Lake Anne Plaza on Saturday, July 11 when the Ukulele Festival returns for its sixth year. The free festival will feature performances by acclaimed ukulele musicians, music demonstrations, a morning…

  • Reston Pet of the Week: Bro

    Meet Bro, a male Lab/Shepherd mix who is looking for a home. Here is what Pet Connect Rescue has to say about him: Bro is a one-year-old Lab/Shepherd mix who weighs 47 pounds. Bro is…

  • Coming Soon: UberOffices at RTC West

    Coworking space UberOffices has signed a lease for a large location at JBG’s RTC West development. UberOffices will take up 40,000 square feet over two floors in the development at Sunset Hills Road and Town Center…

  • Wednesday at the World Police & Fire Games

    Did you know? Fairfax County’s Channel 16 has a nightly recap of the games? You can also check it out online. Locally: Fairfax County Police detective Jay LaWalt finished third in men’s 40+ 74KG wrestling.…