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by RestonNow.com — July 21, 2017 at 5:00 pm 0

Crime, development, a historical designation and painted rocks.

Yes, there has been a variety of news — and fun — in Reston in the past week. Now we look forward to another weekend, and a steamy one at that. The good news is weather forecasts predict this heat wave to break, finally, early next week.

Before that, though, let’s look back at the week that was. Here are the stories that have received the most clicks on Reston Now since last Friday:

  1. Police: Ex-SLHS Booster Club Treasurer Embezzled At Least $60K
  2. Another New Restaurant Coming to Hunters Woods Village Center
  3. Keep Your Eyes Out for Painted Rocks as Nationwide Craze Hits Area
  4. Lake Anne Village Center Named to National Register of Historic Places
  5. Jury Gives Maryland Man More Than a Century Behind Bars for Area Rim Thefts

Feel free to discuss these topics and anything else that happened locally this week. Make sure to vote on 2017 Best Reston Business awards as well.

Stay cool, and enjoy the weekend!

by RestonNow.com — July 14, 2017 at 5:00 pm 2 Comments

Man, it’s been a hot week.

Temperatures in the high 90s with heat indices nearing 105 have swamped us all in recent days. If you’re tired of sweating, there’s good news for the weekend: temperatures are forecast to be below 90 (wow!) and maybe we’ll get a nice breeze as well.

The news has been hot this week too. There’s always something going on in Reston. These are the stories that have received the most clicks on the site since last Friday:

  1. Bear Spotted Near Reston; Police Urge Safety Around the Animals
  2. Police Investigating After Swastika Painted Near Reston Home
  3. 1831 Michael Faraday Site Has Thursday Date With Planning Commission
  4. Crime Roundup: Alcohol Leads to Charges for Local Residents This Weekend
  5. Reston Resident Scores High on ‘Jeopardy!’ But Gets Stumped at the End

Feel free to discuss these topics and anything else that happened locally this week. Make sure to vote on 2017 Best Reston Business awards as well.

Enjoy the weekend!

by RestonNow.com — July 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm 0

We hope you enjoyed the fireworks, parades and other patriotic events in the past week. Stories about fireworks and holiday festivals received a lot of traffic on Reston Now as people planned their celebrations.

When looking at the the Top 5 stories from the past week, we’ll filter out those stories. There was plenty of other news to report as well.

These are the non-holiday-specific stories that have received the most clicks on the site since last Friday:

  1. Staples Closing at Plaza America; Total Wine & More Reported to Replace It
  2. Seven Restaurants Advertised as Coming to RTC West Development
  3. ICE Detainee Who Escaped Custody Monday Afternoon Captured
  4. ‘Operation Safe Summer’ Nabs More Than 10 Suspected Internet Predators
  5. Crime: A Look at the June Incident Reports from FCPD’s Reston District Station

Feel free to discuss these topics and anything else that happened locally this week. Enjoy the weekend!

by RestonNow.com — June 30, 2017 at 5:00 pm 2 Comments

Before we jump into the long holiday weekend, let’s take a moment to look back on the most-read news stories on Reston Now in recent days.

Since last Friday, these stories received the most clicks on the site:

  1. This is the Last Week for Il Fornaio at Reston Town Center
  2. Panera Bread at Woodland Park Crossing Closes Suddenly
  3. Sunrise Valley Drive Office Building Demolition Now Underway
  4. RA Board Decides to Appoint Sridhar Ganesan to Fill Open Seat
  5. Activist: Psychological Impact of Teen’s Killing Will Have Lasting Effect

Feel free to discuss these topics and anything else that happened locally this week. Enjoy your Fourth of July weekend!

by RestonNow.com — June 23, 2017 at 5:00 pm 3 Comments

This week’s news cycle was dominated by the shocking and horrific killing of Nabra Hassanen. The community showed its support Wednesday evening with a massive and beautiful vigil at Lake Anne Plaza.

All of our coverage of the Nabra Hassanen story is available here.

In case you missed them, these were the other most-read news stories on Reston Now since last Friday:

  1. Garage Parking is Free for Jackson’s Customers… But How Does It Work?
  2. Cooper’s Hawk Plans to Hire 200 People in Next Two Months
  3. South Lakes Seniors Return to Elementary School Roots to Celebrate Graduation
  4. Reclaim Reston to County: Pump the Brakes on Density, Development
  5. Closed: Mama Wok at Tall Oaks Village Center

Feel free to discuss these topics and anything else that happened locally this week. Have a great weekend!

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