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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]

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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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Chris Green is one of the DMV’s finest fitness instructors. A Lululemon and South Block ambassador, he is a coach and mentor to so many. He embodies grace, positivity and motivation in ways that no one else can. If we could all learn a thing or two from him, the world would be a much better place. He does so much for others, and does so with a smile on his face 99% of the time.

He recently ruptured his Achilles and has an incredibly long and tough journey ahead. As if COVID hadn’t impacted fitness professionals enough, throw this in the mix and it’s a double, even triple whammy. CG is no longer able to work and do what he loves for the time being because of this and we’d love your support.

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