Monday Morning Rundown

Kids Trout Fishing Day 2016/Credit: Sean Bahrami. RA

North Point Restaurant Clears Development Step — The plan for a new Chick-fil-A restaurant at North Point Village Center was recommended for approval by the Fairfax County Planning Commission, which met last week. Chick-fil-A plans to tear down the former North Point Burger King building. No Board of Supervisors hearing date has been set. [Reston Now]

Jewish Film Festival Preview in Reston — Reston Community Center Hunters Woods will host a free screening of the documentary “Raise the Roof,” Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.  The movie is about American art professors who set out to replicate the mosaic roof of an 8th-Century Polish synogouge using only period tools and techniques. [Reston Community Center]

Metro’s Malfunctions — In reflecting on last week’s shutdown of the entire system for a safety inspection, here is a good history of how Metro got to be so broken. [WAMU]

Adopt An Artist With GRACE — The Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival returns to Reston May 21-22. Greater Reston Arts Center is sponsoring an “Adopt An Artist” program, where citizens can sponsor a participating artist, learn more about them and earn festival perks. [GRACE]

Photo: Reston Association’s 2016 Kids’ Trout Fishing Day/Credit: Sean Bahrami

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