Monday Morning Notes

Reston sunrise, Jan. 31, 2014

Still Jamming at Frying Pan — Frying Pan Park in Herndon has been hosting acoustic jams for 15 years now, ever since a native Louisianan knocked on the door and suggested it in 1998. The park held a musical “Jam-iversary” last month.  Catch upcoming jams on the first and third Sundays of the month from 1 to 4 p.m. [Fairfax County Park Authority Blog]

An American Abroad — Lizzy Axtell, a Langley High student and Reston Soccer player is spending the year in England while her father, a GMU professor, is on a year-long sabbatical at Oxford University. But this has given Axtell the opportunity for a trial with Oxford FC’s U-17 Girls Center of Excellence, the English FA’s initiative to propel the female game forward. She is currently ranked No. 4 in the league for total goals scored, with 5 in 10 appearances as a sub. [Soccer Wire]

Together Forever, With Fido and Spot — A Virginia lawmaker is proposing legislation that would make it possible for residents to be buried with their beloved pets. Currently, Virginia law says only human remains in human burials. [Washington Post]

Recent Stories

Following longstanding and growing complaints over parking issues, Town kf Herndon officials adopted an ordinance yesterday (Tuesday) to restrict how close drivers could park to driveways, one of several changes…

A portion of Edmund Halley Drive has officially been transferred over to the state. At a Tuesday meeting, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to transfer a section…

Buffalo Wing Factory offers dine in and carry-out options for the Big Game with smashburgers, wings, pizzas, a revised cocktail menu and more.

  Reston’s Pet of the Week is Sky, a loving and curious pup looking for a new home. Here’s what his friends at Safe Haven Puppy Rescue had to say…

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