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Friday Morning Notes

by Fatimah Waseem December 29, 2017 at 9:00 am 5 Comments

New Year’s Eve Glow Skate at Reston Town Center — Glow sticks will be available from 6 – 11 p.m. on New Year’s Eve at the RTC Ice Skating Pavilion’s ‘Glow Skate.’ [Reston Town Center via Facebook]

‘Color Me Happy’ at Reston Regional Library on Jan. 10 — Relax, unwind and color your cares away at the library’s adult coloring session. Coloring pages and pencils will be provided. The session takes place from 7 – 8:30 p.m. in Reston Meeting Room 2. [Fairfax County Government]

A Look Inside: One Reston Town Center — Akridge, a commerical real estate company, plans to deliver an “iconic landmark” at 1760 Reston Parkway that include a six-story atrium lobby, an outdoor plaza on the seventh floor and a rooftop lounge and terrance. [Washington Business Journal]

Where to Eat, Shop and Explore in Reston and HerndonThe Washingtonian breaks down the best place to have a bite or swing by shopping the local area. Top picks include ArtSpace Herndon, Frying Pan Farm Park, Herndon Historic Walking Trail and Scrawl Books. [The Washingtonian]

  • John Higgins

    I was curious to know what makes proposed the Akridge building “iconic”. The linked piece in the Washington Business Journal didn’t answer my question, but was informative in another way. It says that the building will be within a 10-minute walk of four Metro stations. Remarkable!

    • Mike M

      The standards for truthiness in that industry seem lower than elsewhere. I am not sure why.

      • 40yearsinreston

        Ask Hudgens

    • 40yearsinreston

      Its iconic because this monstrosity will make a mockery of Old Reston Avenue’s Virginia Byway status
      No need to.mention impact on a already gridlocked corner
      Oh,it must be a monument to Hudgins skills in town planning

    • Walter Hadlock

      The property noted as being within a 10-minute walk of four Metro stations is located elsewhere in the area (see the small note at the bottom of the article). On another note, this building looks to have thousands of square feet of wasted space. Also, One Reston Town Center is at 1760 Reston Parkway–go figure. What a monstrosity. Only time will tell when (if?) it is built.

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