Friday Morning Rundown

Reston National Golf Course in Winter

Paying More To Help Those Who Have Less — As Reston gets ready to expand with transit-oriented development, Fairfax County is considering using developer contributions to offer more affordable housing options, particularly in transit centers. [Fairfax Times]

Let’s Bowl — Pinstripes, the combo bowling alley, bocce court and upscale bar and restaurant, may be eying a Reston location. The company’s CEO says the chain, which just opened in Georgetown and also inked a lease for Rockville, would like to open a branch in either Tysons or Reston eventually. [Washington Business Journal]

Play Ball (Soon) — Registration for Reston Little League is open and runs through Feb. 15. RLL also has openings in winter skills clinics. [Reston Little League]

Playing Politics: Better Drinking — What changes has new Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe brought to the Governor’s Mansion? For starters, he has upgraded the bar offerings with top-shelf liquor at his own expense. The move is part of a broader effort to win over Republicans. [Washington Post]

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The Ravel Dance Studio will re-open for fall classes 2020. The school will offer in person and virtual online instruction. With over 5000 sq. ft. to social distance the school has added air ionization filtration systems, ballet barres, acrylic dividers, hands free bathrooms, strict monitoring and more.

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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