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Presentation Tonight Will Explore How Reston Was Created

A pair of local historians will tell the tale of Reston's early days tonight at Lake Anne Plaza. Kristina Alcorn and Chuck Veatch will present "Meant to Be: How Reston Almost Wasn't" at 7 p.m. at the Jo Ann Rose Gallery at Reston Community Center (1909A Washington Plaza). The public program is being

RESTONNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 10:15:57

Music of Hope and Inspiration in Reston

"Expect to hear thoughtful and creative songs about a love for humanity, justice and environmental consciousness," said Quetzal Flores about the upcoming performance of the musical group Quetzal at Reston's CenterStage. The group aims to provide "a regenerative sense of hope and inspiration." Flores

RESTON-CONNECTION.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Reston-Herndon Entertainment Calendar through Oct. 8

Wednesday/Sept. 20 "Mean to Be." 7 p.m. in the Jo Ann Rose Gallery at Reston Community Center Lake Anne. The Reston Historic Trust & Museum presents "Meant to Be: How Reston Almost Wasn't" with Timothy Beatley. Free. Seating is limited, reservations are welcome. Contact 703-709- 7700 or restonmuseum

HERNDONCONNECTION.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Trick-or-Treat for a New Kind of Thrill

(Family Features) For most kids, Halloween is all about costumes and candy, but it can also be a chance to demonstrate how helping others brings its own set of rewards. This October, children, families and schools across the country will join in Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF, a month-long celebration of

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

Maximize the Joy of Travel

(Family Features) Many facets of travel - the anticipation, the experience and even the return trip - can enhance your mood. It can create an element of the unexpected and give you the opportunity to gain new, memorable experiences. To explore the connection between happiness and travel, and what ma

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

7 Ways to Help Hurricane Victims

(Family Features) Natural disasters come in multiple forms and can quickly devastate many lives in a matter of moments. While they all can cause nightmares for those affected, few are as powerful and destructive as hurricanes. That's why, when hurricanes make landfall and wreak havoc, help is immedi

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

Real Talk -- When Was The Last Time You Enjoyed Your Business Trip?

(NewsUSA) -It's hard to believe that 2017 is more than halfway over and that fall is in the air. With that, life starts to speed up as kids head back to school, holidays loom just around the corner, and you may find yourself traveling for work a bit more in the coming months as companies try to wrap

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-09-20 19:34:47

New Resources Critical for Stroke Recovery

(NewsUSA) - The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA), the world's leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke has developed new stroke rehabilitation tools for healthcare professionals and clinical provi

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-09-20 19:31:32

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Fairfax County Should Welcome Short-term Rentals

At a public hearing on Sept. 5 in Reston, Fairfax County residents voiced their concerns and requests regarding the county's efforts to draft regulations governing short-term rentals (STRs). Through various home-sharing platforms (e.g., Airbnb and Vacation Rental by Owner), homeowners can offer spar

RESTON-CONNECTION.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Some Reston Association Pool Hours May Be Reinstated in 2018

Some pool hours that were lost in the 2017 schedule may return in 2018, after recommendations from Reston Association's Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee (PRAC). During their special budget session Monday afternoon (video), the Reston Association Board of Directors voted to guide staff toward li

RESTONNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 14:45:17

Reston Named One Of The Best Places To Live In The USA

Reston came in high on Money Magazine's annual list of the best places to live in America. RESTON, VA - Money Magazine has released its annual list of the 100 best places to live in the United States, and Reston has earned a spot high on the list. Reston was ranked 29th in the country, just ahead of

PATCH - 2017-09-19 19:18:22

Top 3 Most Popular Restaurants In Reston

RESTON, VA - There are a lot of great restaurants in Reston, but sometimes you want to go somewhere where everybody goes -- after all, you can't go wrong with a popular restaurant. That's why we've created the following list of the three most popular restaurants in Reston -- according to total revie

PATCH - 2017-09-19 17:00:08

Crime Roundup: Reston-Area Homeowner Finds Intruder Standing in His Kitchen at 3 A.M.

A resident found a strange man standing in his kitchen in the middle of the night over the weekend. According to the Fairfax County Police Department, the incident took place in the 1200 block of Cobble Pond Way, off Hunter Mill Road. At about 3 a.m. Sunday, the homeowner found "an unknown man" in h

RESTONNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 16:00:07

Pizza Delivery Man Robbed At Gunpoint In Reston: Police

RESTON, VA - A pizza delivery man was robbed at gunpoint after returning to his car in Reston over the weekend, police say. Police say the man was waiting for the victim at his car at around 9 p.m. Friday in the 11900 block of Travistock Court, according to a report from the Fairfax County Police De

PATCH - 2017-09-19 14:44:54

Police: Pizza Delivery Driver Was Robbed in Reston Friday Night; Suspect Sought

A pizza delivery driver was robbed at gunpoint last week in South Reston, the Fairfax County Police Department says. According to FCPD, the incident took place at about 9 p.m. Friday in the 11900 block of Travistock Court, which is part of the Deepwood HOA. Police say the deliveryman was robbed by a

RESTONNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 11:00:32

Pizza Thief, Gunfire Damages Vehicles | Reston/Herndon Crime Map

RESTON, VA - The following is a map of all the crimes reported in the Reston District Station -- which includes Reston and Herndon -- by the Fairfax County Police Department the week of Sept. 9-15. Click on the markers for incident details. Image via Fairfax County Police Department Trump Threatens

PATCH - 2017-09-18 16:32:48

Police searching for armed robbery suspect near Manassas

Police are investigating an armed robbery near the Red Roof Inn on Va. 234 near Interstate 66 outside Manassas. The robbery appears to be between "known parties," and isn't random, said county police spokesman Nathan Probus. Expect heavy police presence in the area as police search for the suspect.

FAUQUIER TIMES-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 16:30:00

Cop Assaulted During Arrest In Manassas: Police

MANASSAS, VA - A man is being held without bond after assaulting a cop during an attempted arrest Monday at the Red Roof Inn, 10610 Automotive Drive, according to Prince William County Police. Wilfredo Rosa, Jr., 33, of the 11000 block of Doubleday Lane in Manassas, was charged with assault and batt

PATCH - 2017-09-20 19:20:33

Del. Ken Plum: Never Armed Enough!

This is a commentary from Del. Ken Plum (D-Fairfax), who represents Reston in Virginia's House of Delegates. It does not reflect the opinion of Reston Now. Much to my dismay last week, I received in the mail an envelope with the return address of the National Rifle Association of America headquarter

RESTONNOW.COM - 2017-09-21 10:15:12

Kensington Senior Living Gets Conceptual OK; Nearby Residents None-Too-Pleased

Despite statements from local residents to the contrary, Reston's Design Review Board says a proposed senior-living facility on Sunrise Valley Drive will be an appropriate addition to the community. During their meeting Tuesday (video), the DRB voted 4-2 to give conceptual approval to the Kensington

RESTONNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 16:15:21