Friday Morning Rundown

Smart Markets Wednesday Farmers Market in Reston

Restaurant Group: No Fairfax Meals Tax — The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington wants Fairfax County leaders to reject a proposed 4 percent meals tax. The group has collected more than 550 signatures on a petition protesting the tax. County officials have proposed the tax, which would add millions to the county’s coffers. [Washington Business Journal]

Simulated Silver Line Service Setup The Washington Post takes a look at what the week of simulated Silver Line service just prior to the rail line’s opening, will mean for Blue and Orange line riders. [Washington Post]

What’s The Weather? — New Fairfax County Alert system can give you customized weather alerts. [Fairfax County]

Now Open: Applications For Reston Multicultural Festival Vendors — Reston’s annual Multicultural Festival, to be held this year on Sept. 27, is seeking arts and entertainment performers and vendors for the event. [Reston Community Center]

Recent Stories

(Updated. at 9:50 a.m.) The St. James has signed a lease at One Freedom Plaza for a 25,000-square-foot facility at 11951 Freedom Drive. The company, the region’s largest athletic facility,…

An overturned car has prompted the closure of both sides of Herndon Parkway between Spring Street and the Herndon Police Department. Local police encourage residents to avoid the area and…

Morning Notes

Commercial Buildings Win Awards — Projects in Fairfax County received 10 honors at the NAIOP Northern Virginia awards earlier this month. College Board in Reston received the award of excellence…

Join the Kensington Reston at the Memory Cafe on December 2 to learn more about the Memory Care Center.


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