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One of Reston's First Office Developments is Approved for Major Redevelopment One of Reston's first office developments has officially been approved for major redevelopment. A 32-acre piece of Isaac Newton Square - which is roughly a quarter-mile from the Wiehle-Reston East Development - will be transformed with 2.8 million square feet of new construction, including around 2,100 residential units.

Is NoVA the region’s next great nightlife destination? The Hilton Brothers think so. Is NoVA the region's next great nightlife destination? The Hilton Brothers think so. The brothers behind some of DC's most popular hot spots are crossing the river with at least three new projects. Pets - October 18, 2019. 3 pet owners share the luxurious lives of their Northern Virginia pets.

3 pet owners share the luxurious lives of their Northern Virginia pets 3 pet owners share the luxurious lives of their Northern Virginia pets. Home-cooked meals, designer accessories and custom-built stairs-local home owners weigh in on how they spoil their pets with more than just love and affection. Pets - October 18, 2019.

5 stylish items for the posh pet 5 stylish items for the posh pet. From a Saks Fifth Avenue puffy vest to a Tiffany and Co. pet collar, these products are stylish, fun and convenient. Home and Design - October 18, 2019. Sherwin-Williams announces naval as 2020 color of the year.

Sherwin-Williams announces naval as 2020 color of the year Sherwin-Williams announces naval as 2020 color of the year. According to two NoVA-based interior designers, this rich shade of navy serves as an ideal accent color. Here's how to incorporate it into your home.

Friday Morning Notes Police search for man accused of exposing himself to kids in Fairfax County - "Fairfax County police are searching for a man who they say exposed himself to children on multiple occasions earlier this week. Both incidents are alleged to have happened in the middle of the day on Richmond Highway near Alexandria, about three miles apart.".

Gala season has officially arrived in DC. Here’s how to dress, according to experts. Whether you’re looking for style inspiration or the dates of this year’s biggest events, here’s how to master gala season, according to local experts.

10 healthy things to do this weekend around NoVA 18 to 20, the region will be teeming with fitness classes and wellness events.

What it takes to be a top marathon runner at the Marine Corps Marathon His first-ever marathon was the MCM in 1997 and he hasn't stopped since. In 2009, it was his 12th marathon, and in 2019, it will now be his 100th marathon since he started running at almost 30 years old.

BikeArlington to host learn-to-ride workshops for seniors Never learned how to ride a bike? With a class dedicated specifically to the area’s 55 and older residents, you could be coasting in three hours or less.

Ashburn to open new senior center for 55-plus residents in 2021 Amenities in the 15,000-square-foot-facility will include daily lunch, a small gymnasium, two full-size pickleball courts and more.

Celebrate adults-only Halloween with Night of the Living Zoo at the Smithsonian The costume-worthy event allows after-hours access to animal houses and exhibits, food and drinks, live entertainment and more.

Morning Notes Heavy Seas Alehouse to Close - "Heavy Seas Alehouse, the restaurant affiliated with the Baltimore-area brewery, will close its doors in Rosslyn by the end of October, one of its principals said Thursday. The restaurant plans to close Oct. 27, said Mike Morris, a partner in Monogram Hospitality, which operates Heavy Seas Alehouse.".

Mamadi Diakite, Kyle Guy Recognized Our big countdown kept rolling on Thursday, with Pierce detailing the ACC's top ten freshman heading into 2019-20. On the football front, we released Week 7's Power Rankings and issued "The Column" preview for the Duke game. Naismith Hall of Fame names 20 power forwards to 2020 Karl Malone Award watch list.

Improvement Project Underway Along N. Stafford Street The county has kicked off its four-block traffic project along N. Stafford Street between Lee Highway and N. 15th Street North as part of the county's "Neighborhood Complete Streets" program. Crews could be seen yesterday replacing the stop signs at the intersection of N.

Man hit by vehicle near Mercer Mall A man walking along Route 460 eastbound has been struck by a vehicle. The call came in just after 11:30 p.m. to Mercer County dispatch. The man is being described as 45 to 50 years old with dark clothing. The man's identity is being withheld at this time.

Concord's Jeremiah Johnson taken in XFL Draft One former Mountain Lion is getting another shot at professional football. Jeremiah Johnson has been drafted by the XFL's Houston Roughnecks. This will be Johnson's third stint in the professional ranks. The defensive back landed on the All-Mountain East Conference First Team four times.

Virginia Tech Hokies vs. North Carolina Tar Heels: Five Things to do Even people who watch soccer for their primary sport can see it coming. The quick jet that comes from one of the base offensive formations is often pretty special, but the delayed jet sweep is a guaranteed 2 yard loss.

The 40th Anniversary of Bridge Day is this Saturday and the weather is looking excellent… It is the third Saturday of October is this weekend, and that means it is time for another Bridge Day. As it is every year, Bridge Day will be held at the New River Gorge Bridge from 9am-3pm. This event is where dare devils will jump off the New River Gorge Bridge and hopefully land safely down below.

Chilly again overnight, temperatures warming back up into Friday A Frost Advisory is in effect for Eastern Greenbrier, Summers, Monroe, Mercer, Giles, Wythe, Bland, Fayette, Raleigh, Wyoming, McDowell, and Buchanan counties tonight through early Friday morning. We've been chilly and windy today with highs only making it into the upper 40s/low 50s for most.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. hosting 'Diabetic Cooking Class' for Community This Saturday, more than 100 chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated will descend on their communities to deliver impactful programming, services, and conduct acts of service.

County Board to Consider Awarding Contracts for Fire Station 8 Replacement The Arlington County Board may soon move forward on the plan to redevelop the Fire Station 8. The County Board is scheduled to vote on awarding several contracts for the project to replace the Hall's Hill fire station with a new, 15,000-square-foot facility during their meeting next Tuesday, October 22.

Estranged husband indicted for murder in 1989 disappearance of Va. woman Rodriguez was 28 when she disappeared in 1989; her body was found in 1991 and identified by DNA testing in 2018. Court records list the date of the murder as May 1, 1989. Butler's brother, Derrick, had worked for years to make sure Rodriguez-Cruz is charged in Rodriguez's death.

Amidst Community Concern, County Board Approves Campus Commons Project The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Campus Commons on Tuesday - the first major redevelopment project in a transit-oriented area in Reston near established neighborhoods.

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