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  • Cornerstones Hopes to Outfit 3,000 Kids for School

    The start of school is about two months away, but Reston nonprofit Cornerstones is working now to make sure 3,000 Reston and Herndon students are outfitted for the new year. Cornerstones is holding  its annual…

  • Local Woof: Preventing Dog Bites

    Editor’s Note: The Local Woof is a column that’s sponsored and written by the staff of Woofs! Dog Training Center. Woofs! has full-service dog training, boarding, and daycare facilities, near Shirlington and Ballston. There is was again. Another story…

  • Ballston Restaurant Vapiano Closes After Eight Years

    Italian eatery Vapiano’s Ballston location (4401 Wilson Blvd) has closed. Vapiano had occupied the Ballston location for the past eight years. According to a sign in the building’s window, the last day of business was…

  • Opening Soon: Pure Barre Reston, Located in Herndon

    The Reston/Herndon area’s newest exercise studio will open July 15. Pure Barre Reston will finally start holding classes in its new studio at 12975 Highland Crossing Dr. That’s in the Woodland Park Crossing Center in Herndon.…

  • Arlington Man Seeks to Connect People With Epilepsy Through App

    Editor’s Note: Sponsored by Monday Properties and written by ARLnow.com, Startup Monday is a weekly column that profiles Arlington-based startups and their founders, plus other local technology happenings. The Ground Floor, Monday’s office space for young companies in Rosslyn, is now open.…

  • Free People in Clarendon Closes, Moves to D.C.

    The bohemian women’s clothing store Free People closed its Clarendon location as of the end of last week. The clothing store’s staff could be seen packing away the stock last Thursday. There are now signs…

  • World Police & Fire Games Wraps With Triumphs and Tragedy

    The 2015 World Police & Fire Games wrapped more than a week of competition and camaraderie in Fairfax County with a half marathon and a closing ceremony Sunday at Wolf Trap National Park for the…

  • Lineup for 25th Annual Rosslyn Jazz Festival Announced

    The Rosslyn Business Improvement District has announced the lineup for its annual jazz festival. The event, which BID president Mary-Claire Burick says will be “exciting, bold and fun,” is celebrating its 25th anniversary this summer. In addition to performances covering everything…

  • Morning Notes

    Arlington Resident Advances at Wimbledon — Denis Kudla, an Arlington resident, has advanced to the fourth round at Wimbledon. Kudla, 22, is the last American man standing at the tennis tournament. He will face the Croatian Marin…

  • Reston Zoo Hires New Director

    Reston Zoo has hired a new director, the zoo’s CEO and Corporate Director announced. Mario Lawrence, formerly the curator and assistant director of Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo in Thurmont, Md., took over the Reston…

  • Monday Morning Rundown

    Teammates — Read about this husband-and-wife team of Fairfax County Police officers who also competed in bodybuilding at the World Police & Fire Games. [Washington Post] Confederate Flag’s Local Roots — Did you know the…

  • Fairfax County man drowns in Lake Anna

    LOUISA, Va. (AP) — Divers have recovered the body of a Fairfax County man who drowned in Lake Anna. Sgt. Scott Renalds with the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office tells The Free Lance-Star (http://bit.ly/1dHeUpn ) that…

  • New executive director of Virginia Holocaust Museum to begin

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A new executive director of the Virginia Holocaust Museum is set to begin. The Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1Ha3tkJ ) reports that Richmond native and Holocaust scholar Waitman Wade Beorn will take over…

  • Person struck by Metro train

    WASHINGTON – Metro trains on the Orange line stopped single-tracking through Falls Church at about 8:30 a.m. Monday, after a person was struck by a train outside of West Falls Church at around 6. Metro says…

  • Va. Festival of the Book accepting submissions for ’16 event

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Festival of the Book is accepting submissions from authors to participate in the 2016 festival. The festival is encouraging authors to submit new books published in 2015 or early…