Monday Morning Rundown

Deer crossing on Triple Crown/Credit: Bob Wolf

Pirates In The Park — Tickets go on sale Tuesday, Feb. 2 for Pirate Fest April 16 at Lake Fairfax Park, including separate tickets for the pirate boat ride and Pirate Feast (catered by O’Sullivan’s). If you have missed out on the pirate ship sailing before because it sells out fast, now is the time to mark your calendars and plan a ride. [Fairfax County Park Authority]

No Loyalty Pledge At Primary — The Virginia GOP has dropped its planned loyalty pledge for the March 1 Presidential Primary. [Washington Post]

New Reston Committee Will Look Toward Transportation Future — Reston Association has a new Multimodal Transportation Advisory Committee, which will look at ways to lead sustainable transportation change. [Reston Association]

Recent Stories

Before we head into a weekend, let’s take a look back at the biggest stories on the site in recent days. Reston Vietnam vet discovers his old helicopter at Smithsonian…

Despite a few days’ delay, Red Velvet Bakery and Little Beast Bistro are now set to open at Reston Town Center West on Saturday (September 18). Initially planning to open…

A solar energy-powered lamp post (via Sandra Parra/Unsplash) Fairfax County has committed to becoming carbon-neutral by 2050, and now, it has a plan to achieve that goal. The Fairfax County…

A furnished 1 BD/1 BA condo was recently listed for rent. The renovated unit comes with assigned garage parking.


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