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]

Recent Stories

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors faces tough decisions ahead of next week’s budget markup session, following demands from local unions to increase county employees’ wages.Last week, dozens of county…

Reston’s popular community yard sale is temporarily moving down the road. More than 3,000 people are expected to attend the biannual event when it returns this Saturday (April 27), according to Reston Association, the organizer.

Morning Notes

Virginia bluebells bloom in Reston (photo by Marjorie Copson) Clifton Family Mourns Sons Killed in Fire — “When Fairfax County firefighters found two boys inside a fiery Virginia house earlier…

Marc Smith will serve as the new Herndon economic development director starting in May (courtesy Town of Herndon) The Town of Herndon is getting a new director of economic development….


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