Wednesday Morning Rundown

Sunset over Lake Audubon/Credit: Jennifer Burke

Where’s the Dave Grohl Statue? — WaPo writer Tom Jackman wonders why Fairfax County has not honored its favorite music son. Dave Grohl. Grohl, who grew up in Springfield, picked up two Grammy Awards Sunday for a total of 14 and counting. This year’s awards were for the documentary Sound City, which, incidentally, is how Grohl met and collaborated with Reston band RDGLDGRN. [State of Nova blog]

Share Bikeshare Thoughts Wednesday — Interested in a bikeshare system coming to Reston? Attend a public meeting at 7 p.m. at Lake Anne Elementary School. There is a feasibility study underway, and principles involved in the project want to get the community’s input. [Reston Now]

Supervisors Pass Transportation Package — The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a $1.4 billion transportation proposal package that should alleviate congestion on roads such as Route 66 and the Dulles Toll Road. [Washington Post]

Virginia Tax Refunds Returning to Paper? — A bill that will enable Virginia residents to receive their state tax refund via old-style paper check passed the Virginia Senate and will now go to the House. In 2013, the commonwealth opted to go to debit cards or direct deposit. []

Sunset over frozen Lake Audubon photo by Jennifer Burke.

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The Ravel Dance Studio will produce a Nutcracker Ballet Hollywood style video through the Reston Community CenterStage. REGISTRATION online begins August 17.

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