Thursday Morning Notes

Reston Community Gardens

Local Fortune 500 Companies — A Reston firm and several Herndon companies made this year’s Fortune 500 list. There were 158 companies from Fairfax County — nearly half of the Washington, CA-area firms. [Fairfax County Economic Development Authority]

Don’t Find My Car — An Australian mall had a not-so-great experience with Park Assist, which is about to be used at Reston Town Center’s Parking garages. Many customers had similar problems with privacy concerns, as do some patrons in Reston. [The Australian]

Nearby: Dog Day At The Pool — Want your dog to hit a pool before summer’s end? if you miss Reston Association’s Dog Paddle on Aug. 27, here are some other nearby pools that have an end-of-season dog swim.  [Dulles Moms]

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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