Target stores nationwide have long had red balls (or “fanciful bollards,” as our friends at Restonian call them) marking the entrances serving and, ideally, a foil for cars to smash into the store in a robbery.
A Reston now reader did a double take this week when she noticed some of the red spheres outside the Reston Target were painted to look like Pokeballs.
Pokemon, the Japanese media company, is having a resurgence these days with the innovation of Pokemon Go, the phone-based GPS game that is being played seemingly everywhere this summer.
Comicbook.com reports that 400 Target stores across the country are getting the Poke-treatment in prep for a promotion between Target and the Pokemon Company.
A company spokesman says the the Pokeballs’ iconic button/clasp will be added to the ball once painting is complete.
In Reston, the two Pokeballs still had “wet paint” signs on them early Thursday.
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The Ravel Dance Studio will re-open for fall classes 2020. The school will offer in person and virtual online instruction. With over 5000 sq. ft. to social distance the school has added air ionization filtration systems, ballet barres, acrylic dividers, hands free bathrooms, strict monitoring and more.
The Ravel Dance Studio will produce a Nutcracker Ballet Hollywood style video through the Reston Community CenterStage. REGISTRATION online begins August 17.
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