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 Dalya Luttwak, Cannabis Sativa, 2014/Credit: GRACE

New At GRACE — Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) opens a new exhibition this week. Dalya Luttwak: Germination of Gold will run from Sept. 11 to Nov. 1, with an opening reception on Friday, Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. Luttwak is an Israeli-born artist who is now based in Washington, D.C. Luttwak is well-known for her large-scale, site-specific sculptures inspired by plant roots. [GRACE]

Fairfax Earns High Marks — The real estate site Movato recently ranked Fairfax County No. 3 on its list of the “10 Best Counties in America.” Fairfax comes in behind Virginia neighbor Loudoun County and Douglad County, Colo., in the rankings based on the second-highest household income behind Loudoun), with residents making an average of over $103,010, annually. Fairfax also has the third-highest median rent, 12th-fewest number of families below the poverty line, and an unemployment rate under 6 percent. [Movato]

A “Love Letter” To Reston — A long piece on, an open writing site, covers a “short, deliberate history” of Reston and asks the question “Can a suburb really be a place?” [Medium]

Photo: Cannabis Sativa by Dalya Luttwak/Credit: GRACE

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