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Thursday Morning Rundown

by Karen Goff July 23, 2015 at 8:00 am 4 Comments

Statue in a Reston garden

Reston Rockers — Reston-based Model Train Wreck has an album coming out soon. [RVA Magazine]

Beneath Fairfax Underground — Commenting on the Fairfax Underground web forum has taken a serious and disturbing turn offline — and into court. [Washington Post]

Help For Seniors — Reston Association’s 55+ Advisory Group has completed a Getting Around Guide. Bookmark this page to access all transportation assistance and options for seniors or may not be able to drive. [Reston Association]

Chocolate Saturday — Chesapeake Chocolates at Lake Anne Plaza will be celebrating its eighth anniversary and its recent expansion into the former Lake Anne Florist space on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Special activities include chocolate samples, wine & beer tastings, chocolate dipping, coupons and giveaways.

  • Tormod Skoog

    that post story on Fairfax Underground should warn parents not to let mentally disabled kids post on forums without supervision. A depressed autistic kid annoying a troll with anger management issues is not going to end well.

    • But

      The “kid” is 32. Unclear if he is employed but he is at least capable of attending VCU, so it is not immediately obvious he should be denied internet privileges.

  • troll troller

    Problem: “conversation is often raw and laced with racism, sexism, personal attacks and bogus claims” …Solution: “Some sites, like Popular Science, have done away with comments altogether.”

    • FULL TIME BOJANGLER

      Troller,

      Since there is virtually no original content on this site (except for advertisements from Realtors and weekly boring columns from Ken Plum), the comments are the only thing that offer some humor and some insight into what is really going on in Reston.

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