Fresh Start in Fairfax — FACETS has helped 18 former homeless people in Fairfax County get settled into permanent housing. [WTOP]
It’s 5 p.m., So Forget The Latte — Starbucks announced it will start selling beer, wine and “evening” snacks at thousands of stores. No word on wether the nighttime menu will be available in Northern Virginia stores. The rollout is expected to take more than a year. [Washington Post]
PassionFish Company Up For a RAMMY — The RAMMYS, the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s annual awards, were announced this week. Among the nominees for Restauranteur of the Year are Gus DiMillo, David Wizenberg, Jeff Tunks of Passion Food Hospitality, which owns several restaurants in the DC area, including Reston’s PassionFish. A second PassionFish will also open in Bethesda next year. [Washington City Paper]
Layoffs At Bechtel — Bechtel, the Reston-based contractor that helped build Phase 1 of Metro’s Silver Line, says it plans to layoff more than 100 people as Phase 1 construction draws to a close (even though there are still many issues to fix before the rail extension can open). [Washington Business Journal]
Photo: Crocuses on the first day of spring/Credit: Monica Russ, Green Thumb Gardening
Fairfax County Public Schools (file photo) Fairfax County Public Schools has to adjust its budget outlook for the next two years after a miscalculation led the state to overestimate how…
The Herndon location features infrared sauna workouts (photo courtesy Hotworx) Hotworx, a fitness studio that offers 24/7 infrared workouts, has opened in Woodland Crossing in the Herndon area. Located at…
Snow on bridge in Reston’s The Glade (photo by Marjorie Copson) Deadline for Feedback on School Calendars Extended — “Thank you to the approximately 23,000 families, staff, students, and community…
An electric vehicle charger at the Sully Community Center (staff photo by Jay Westcott) Reston Association is charging up to potentially take part in Fairfax County pilot to get more…
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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