30th Annual Taste of Reston Rescheduled for 2020

Marion Myers Around Town

Friday, September 25 & Saturday, September 26 One of the region’s favorite events, Taste of Reston, presented annually by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, is now rescheduled with new dates: Friday, September 25 and Saturday, September 26, at Reston Town Center. The two-day Taste of Reston is normally held in mid-June, but with postponement necessary for this year, the …

How to Help Local Restaurants Weather this Pandemic, and Have a Great Meal

Renee Sklarew Taste of Tysons

One thing we residents of Northern Virginia can all agree on — our restaurants rock! Many of us miss gathering together, sharing conversation, and taking photos of artfully-plated dishes. But, of course, staying at home supports our fellow citizens, helping our most vulnerable stay safe and limiting community spread of COVID-19.  Have you been thinking about ways to support the …

McLean Community Center cancels 2020 summer camp programs and its annual 4th of July fireworks show and celebration

Sabrina Anwah, McLean Community Center Around Town

To help keep the community healthy and to comply with Virginia Governor Northam’s executive orders to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the McLean Community Center (MCC) Governing Board, in cooperation with MCC staff recommendations, has decided to cancel many of the center’s summer programs and events, including McLean Day (scheduled for Saturday, May 16) and the July 4th Fireworks Celebration …

April 2020 Housing Market Update

Bright MLS Real Estate

APRIL 2020Data as of May 6, 2020 April 2020 D.C. Metro Market Activity DC Metro: April Home Sales and Median Prices SUMMARY In April, the area felt the effect of COVID-19 related stay-at-home and social distancing orders put in place during late March. Potential new sellers opted to pause putting their homes on the market, creating the lowest April volume …

Reston Historic Trust & Museum National Preservation Month Membership Special

Alexandra Campbell Around Town

For National Preservation Month, the Reston Historic Trust & Museum is launching a membership special throughout May. All annual individual memberships will be the reduced price of $23, a rate reflecting the 23 years that the museum has been preserving Reston’s history.  In addition to supporting the preservation of Reston’s history, members receive discounts at the Reston Museum gift shop …

May Update from Turner, Leins & Gold, LLC

Turner, Leins & Gold, LLC Finance

COVID-19 uncertainty abounds for everyone. This month’s newsletter provides a round-up of tax-related laws to help with tax planning for 2020 as we all navigate the coronavirus pandemic. Also in this edition are ways to track your stimulus payment, tips to find cash, and how to protect your video conference meetings from unwanted visitors. Please call if you would like …

Entertaining Beyond COVID-19

Michael Evans Taste of Tysons

The coronavirus has changed our lives in ways unimaginable; Jobs have been lost, school abruptly ended, milestone events postponed or cancelled, longstanding family businesses shutting their doors, depression from social isolation, and far too many precious lives lost. COVID-19 has affected us all in one way or another, and while we will continue to be impacted by this virus for …

Support the State Theatre!

TysonsToday Staff Art & Culture, Talk of Tysons

The State Theatre is an independent, local business and they could use your help! There are many ways to help them keep on keepin’ on. Order Take Out Starting this Thursday the State Theatre is offering take out food, beer, and wine! Phone orders only703-237-0300 Thursday – Saturday 12pm – 9pmSunday 12pm – 7pm Purchase Gift Cards Gift cards are …

Love for Art is Not Cancelled

Dara Global Arts Gallery Art & Culture

Dara Global Arts Gallery wants to let you know that you can purchase any piece from their online collection and they can deliver it to your doorstep. Just visit the website: www.daraglobalarts.com. If an original piece of art is currently outside of your budget, they can create a custom giclee print for you. As this is a custom order, you …

Reston Community Center Redesigns Summer Camp 2020

BeBe Nguyen Around Town

RCC To Issue Full Refunds – Smaller Camp Schedule to be Offered Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Reston Community Center will be canceling its originally planned summer camp schedule and issuing full refunds to registered patrons. However, RCC is organizing a new slate of camps to begin in July if state and local governments permit the reopening of RCC facilities. …