Friday Morning Rundown

Bikes at The Bike Lane at Reston Town Center

More Band Kudos for Herndon High — The Herndon Town Council honored the Herndon High School band at its Tuesday meeting. The band recently performed in the Pearl Harbor Day Parade, where it earned Grand Champions designation. [Herndon Patch]

Thin Ice — When it gets cold this time of year, some residents are tempted to step onto Reston and Fairfax County lakes and streams, which appear to be frozen. But last week’s death of a 10-year-old Gaithersburg boy, who fell through the ice, shows no ice in the region is really safe. Fairfax County has a short video explaining why. [YouTube]

Open Tables — It is still Washington Restaurant Week through Sunday. To see if Reston’s Vinifera, El Manitanal, PassionFish or The Melting Pot (or the other 200+ other participating restaurants still have space for you, visit the Restaurant Week website. [Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week]

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