Wednesday Morning Rundown

Flowers at Reston Whole Foods

Break To Make Beer — After an opening weekend in which patrons drank 3,000 pints of beer, Lake Anne Brew House says it will a pause to make sure it brews much more to keep up with customer demand. The Brew House will be closed this week and will reopen on April 29. [Facebook]

Fairfax County Firefighter Still Missing — Nicole Mittendorff, a Fairfax County Firefighter/EMT who serves at a station in Burke, is still missing after her car was found in Shenandoah National Park last week. Fairfax County Fire Rescue officials gave an update on Tuesday. [Washington Post]

Local High School Rankings — The Washington Post’s annual Challenge Rankings are out. The index score is the number of college-level tests given at a school in the previous calendar year divided by the number of graduates that year. Also noted are the percentage of students who come from families that qualify for lunch subsidies and the percentage of graduates who passed at least one college-level test. South Lakes High School is No. 67 and Herndon High comes it at No. 24 for 2016. [Washington Post]

Former SLHS Football Player Gets NFL Looks — Norfolk State’s Deon King, a linebacker who played at South Lakes HS, may get a shot in the NFL. [Virginian-Pilot]

Recent Stories

Before we head off into another weekend with COVID-19 abound, let’s take a look back at the biggest stories on Reston Now in recent days. Seven new businesses — including…

A rapid COVID-19 at-home testing kit (via Jernej Furman/Flickr) Fairfax County Public Library offered at-home COVID-19 test kits to the community for the first time this morning (Friday). An hour…

Two days before Thanksgiving, the 29 Diner was decimated by a fire. The next day, owner John K. Wood got back to work. “It was a total loss,” Wood told…

A new beauty bar is coming to Lake Anne Plaza by the end of the year. Owner Dina Almashat plans to open Beauty Bar by Dina within the next 10…

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