Friday Morning Rundown

Mr. Knick Knack plays at Kalypso

World Police And Fire Games An Economic Engine — The World Police and Fire Games are coming to Fairfax County in summer 2015, and are expected to attract more than 30,000 visitors and boost the area economy by about $100 million. [Fairfax Times]

Boosting NoVa Roads — Virginia’s new transportation funding law has delivered $146 million to a regional commission for road and transit projects through the first eight months of this fiscal year. [Washington Business Journal]

Public Art Coming to Silver Line Stations — Metro offers a sneak peek at the public art selections for the Silver Line stations, including stained glass panels for Wiehle-Reston East by New York artist David Wilson [Reston Connection]

Recent Stories

Before we head into a weekend, let’s take a look back at the biggest stories on the site in recent days. Reston Vietnam vet discovers his old helicopter at Smithsonian…

Despite a few days’ delay, Red Velvet Bakery and Little Beast Bistro are now set to open at Reston Town Center West on Saturday (September 18). Initially planning to open…

A solar energy-powered lamp post (via Sandra Parra/Unsplash) Fairfax County has committed to becoming carbon-neutral by 2050, and now, it has a plan to achieve that goal. The Fairfax County…

A furnished 1 BD/1 BA condo was recently listed for rent. The renovated unit comes with assigned garage parking.

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