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  • RA Members, Directors Have Questions on Tetra Purchase

    Reston Association staff envisions a remodeled building on the shores of Lake Newport that can host anything from yoga classes to camp aftercare to a lovely wedding reception. More importantly, it will be the missing…

  • Friday Morning Rundown

    Give Us More Library Info – Library advocate Kathy Kaplan wants more transparency when it comes to the plans for the new Reston Regional Library. [Reston Connection] On To The Basketball Regionals — The South Lakes…

  • Thanks to Our Sponsors and Advertisers

    On Fridays we take a moment to thank our sponsors and advertisers. Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, the business community for the vibrant region. The Avant, new luxury rentals in the heart of Reston Town Center.…

  • Police Report: Burglary, Stolen Car in Reston

    Fairfax County Police are investigating a burglary that took place in the 12000 block of Waterside View Drive in Reston on Feb. 19. Police said a resident at the Waterside View Apartments in North Reston…

  • Photo Contest: Reston Dogs in the Snow

    With another snow day upon us, we asked for some great dogs-in-the-snow pictures for a photo contest. Here are some of the best entries. Reston Now picks Syd at Lake Newport as the winner. Congratulations to…

  • Sunday: 10-Miler Runs Through Reston

    Spring running season is nearly here. If you have been training all winter, challenge yourself to the Reston 10-Miler Sunday at 8 a.m. Here is what you need to know: The race starts and ends at…

  • Tonight: Black History Forum at United Christian Parish

    The Reston Historic Trust and United Christian Parish are celebrating Black History Month with a community forum at 7 p.m. tonight at United Christian Parish, 11408 North Shore Drive. The topic: Reston’s African American Legacy:…

  • County Planning Commission Votes in Favor of RTC West

    The Fairfax County Planning Commission voted on Wednesday to recommend JBG’s RTC West project for approval. RTC West will bring 40,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space to what is currently an office park…

  • Thursday Morning Rundown

    Buy A Brick — It’s the annual call for commemorative bricks at Lake Anne Plaza. If you buy one by Feb. 28, it will be ready for installation by Founders Day on April 11. A three-line brick…

  • FCPS: Schools Closed on Thursday

    Fairfax County Public Schools will be closed Thursday. This is a change from an announcement the school system made at 5 a.m. saying the schools would have a delayed opening. From FCPS: Based on current conditions…

  • Herndon Del. Tom Rust Won’t Run for Re-Election

    Del. Thomas Davis Rust, who represents Herndon, announced Wednesday that he will not run for another term to Virginia’s House of Delegates. Rust (R-Herndon), who was mayor of Herndon for almost 20 years, has served…

  • Del. Ken Plum: Efficiency Over Effectiveness

    At the time of this writing, the General Assembly seems to be on course for an earlier than scheduled Feb. 28 adjournment date. For a part-time legislature that in recent years has found it difficult to…

  • More Snow Heading for Reston Early Thursday

    You know the drill. The National Weather Service says snow is in the forecast for Reston. There is a Winter Weather Advisory for all of Northern Virginia from midnight tonight until noon Thursday. It is not…

  • Reston Pet of the Week: Ryder

    This week’s Reston Pet of the Week is Ryder, who likes playing tug-of-war and snacking on cucumbers. Here is what his owner, Ratha, says about him: Ryder “Monkey” Bannon is the best four-legged companion we…

  • Design Tips: What to Know When Hiring a Contractor

    I have had the pleasure of working with many contractors — big jobs and small, kitchens, basements, baths or just plain painting. As an interior designer, it is my job to work closely with the…