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 …

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. …

Hoppin Down Richmond’s Beer Trail

Renee Sklarew Features

Richmond Virginia has become the unofficial craft beer capital of the MidAtlantic and the easiest way to explore the landscape is by following the Richmond Beer Trail. During the last decade, new breweries have popped up across the city bringing vitality to neighborhoods that suffered from neglect or functioned exclusively as industrial areas. Scott’s Addition is one such example. This …

Public Art Reston’s ‘Stay-at-Home Chalk Art’ Event Kicked Off May 4th

Anne Delaney Around Town, Art & Culture

While we all should be sheltering in place and safely social distancing, our imaginations and creativity have no such constraints. These wonderfully innate capacities are able to roam free in any direction that our minds might take them. Public Art Reston, which annually presents a popular “ChalkFest at Reston Town Center,” is providing a fun way, during the month of …

Your Weekly Tax Tip: Beware: COVID-19 Tax Scams are Here

Turner, Leins & Gold, LLC Finance

Economic impact payments bring out thieves The IRS is warning you to be on the lookout for a surge of calls and e-mail phishing attempts related to the coronavirus pandemic and the one-time economic impact payment. It can come in many forms The IRS says that scammers may do the following when trying to contact you: Emphasize the words stimulus …

The Velocity of a Page

Sofia Blom Art & Culture

Multi-platform, virtual exhibition opens at Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) As part of its virtual programming strategy to continue offering opportunities to explore and engage with contemporary art and artists as we shelter at home, Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) presents The Velocity of a Page, a multi-platform virtual exhibition on view May 2–May 23, 2020.  The exhibition is being …

Covid-19: What It Is and What To Do

Information from the CDC Health & Wellness

The Centers for Disease Control is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and which has now been detected in more than 100 locations internationally, including in the United States. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated …