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

Amid a holiday weekend helping to commemorate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., here are the top stories on Reston Now this week. Police: Prisoner with life sentence confesses…

A Chinese restaurant that’s been at a Reston-area shopping plaza for 17 years is closing next month. Hunan East Restaurant told Reston Now that the permanent shuttering is due to…

Pedro Benedito Chimo Mandriz (Courtesy) When Pedro Benedito Chimo Mandriz’s family returned to their home country of Angola, he stayed in the U.S. to pursue his dream of running his…

Although the pandemic wreaked havoc on supply chains and labor demands, the state’s massive improvement project along the Route 7 Corridor remains on track. The $313.9 million project will improve…

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