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  • Lightning Strike Evacuates Lake Fairfax Building

    Lightning struck several times at Reston’s Lake Fairfax Park during Monday’s quick-but-strong thunderstorm. Park managers said the visitors center, the boathouse and a tree all appeared to be hit by lightning when the storms rolled…

  • Save the Date: Lake Anne Jazz Week Starts Aug. 30

    Lake Anne Plaza, the site of a Jazz & Blues Festival for the last nine years, will now have an entire week devoted to the genre. Lake Anne Jazz Week (Aug. 30 to Sept. 5)…

  • Afternoon Poll: Has the Silver Line Changed Your Life?

    Happy first birthday to Metro’s Silver Line, which transported its first passengers on July 26, 2014. Since then, Wiehle-Reston East has become the most popular station on the young line, spurring development — as well…

  • New Anti-Discrimination Bill Passes House

      This is a sponsored column by attorneys John Berry and Kimberly Berry of Berry & Berry, PLLC, an employment and labor law firm located in Reston Town Center that specializes in federal employee, security…

  • Happy First Birthday, Silver Line in Reston

    A year ago yesterday, the Silver Line’s first train rolled into Wiehle-Reston East. After years of talk, political maneuvering, construction, construction delays and budget busting, Reston was finally connected to Washington, D.C. by rail. Phase 1…

  • Update: Red’s Table Eyeing Late August Opening

    Red’s Table, the long-awaiting, locally owned restaurant slated to open at the former Lakeside Inn space at South Lakes Village Center, hopes to open by the end of August, said co-owner Ryan Tracy. The date is…

  • Monday Morning Rundown

    Inmate Treatment Review — After the in-custody death of Natasha McKenna earlier this year, Fairfax County Sheriff’s are re-evaluating how to treat mentally ill inmates. [NBC Washington] Disability Reform Time? — A Justice Department report…

  • Update: Drop Box Rules Get OK From Planning Commission

    The Fairfax County Planning Commission has recommended for approval tighter rules on charity drop off boxes, which have good intentions but often end up as neighborhood dumps for castoffs. The boxes are currently not covered…

  • Reston Real Estate: Just Listed

    This is a sponsored post by Eve Thompson of Reston Real Estate. We’re midway through the summer and Reston’s real estate market has been oddly slow. The volume of transactions is up slightly from last…

  • Open Houses This Weekend in Reston

    Shopping for a new home? Lots to see, starting with these weekend open houses. For complete real estate information, check out Reston Now’s Real Estate section. 11518 Sunder Court 3 BR, 2.5 BA TH $519,000…

  • RA: Lake Audubon Water Quality is Safe for Boating

    (Update, Friday 2:30 p.m.) — Reston Association says the Lake Audubon water has been tested and it is now OK to go boating and paddleboarding. A sanitary sewer pipe leaked into Lake Audubon on Monday. County…

  • Reston Association Closes on Tetra Building Purchase

    Reston Association closed on its acquisition of the Tetra building on Thursday and will now move forward on refurbishing the building and its 3.47-acre property for community space. Reston Association members in May approved the…

  • October Court Date Will Revisit Golf Course Ruling

    Reston organizations appealing a recent decision about the future of Reston National Golf Course will have a day in court this fall. Reston Association, Fairfax County and advocacy group Rescue Reston, all of whom are…

  • Barnes & Noble Finds New Home Near — But Not in — Reston

    Many Reston residents are still mourning the loss of Barnes & Noble, which closed its store at The Spectrum in early 2013. The departure left Reston without a place to buy — or at least…

  • Friday Morning Rundown

    Geer Case Change — The daughter of John Geer, the man shot and killed by Fairfax County Police in 2013, will not have to speak before a Grand Jury next week. [Washington Post] Swim Skills…