The State of NoVa: Reston

Posted at 05:14 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Reston band RDGLDGRN plays SxSW and Jimmy Kimmel, records EP with Dave Grohl on drums

Mix of go-go, indie rock and hip-hop has local band on serious rise.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:14 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Reston, Music | Tags:  REDGLDGRN, Reston, Va., Dave Grohl

Posted at 05:05 AM ET, 02/04/2013

Northern Virginia students at James Madison U. create anti-human trafficking campaign for MTV

From James Madison University, project chosen for mtvU challenge

By Tom Jackman  |  05:05 AM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NoVa, Reston, Ashburn, Sterling | Tags:  human trafficking, Against Our Will Challenge, The Backstory, Liz Ramirez, Danielle McLean, Jasmine Jones, Kristen Hotz, mtvU, National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 01/31/2013

Prince William man to take “polar plunge” for charity Saturday — in Afghanistan

Steve Costa promised Special Olympics kids he’d do it in Bagram

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Reston | Tags:  Steve Costa, Polar Plunge Winter Festival, Special Olympics, Freezin for a Reason Virginia Polar Dip, Bagram, Afghanistan, Triangle, Va.

Posted at 05:59 PM ET, 01/04/2013

Reston’s Used Book Store turns 35, soon to be only bookstore in Reston

Cozy store on Lake Anne Plaza keeps printed word alive

By Tom Jackman  |  05:59 PM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Books, Reston | Tags:  Reston's Used Book Shop, Susan Burwell, Bud Burwell, Sue Schram, Sue Wensell, Reston

Posted at 11:16 PM ET, 12/13/2012

Reston’s Shadowood condominiums make new Va. case law, can’t impose fees on rule violators

Va. Supreme Court ruling could affect thousands of condo associations

By Tom Jackman  |  11:16 PM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Reston, Courts | Tags:  Shadowood condominiums, Reston, Va., condo associations

Posted at 04:57 AM ET, 08/22/2012

Reston National Golf Course owner hints at tearing it out, building on land near two new Metro stations

The owner’s attempt to define the course’s zoning status has neighbors fearful they want to redevelop the course.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:57 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Reston, Development | Tags:  Reston National Golf Course, Reston, RN Golf Management LLC

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Daniel Giguere overcomes family tragedy, launches 1VoiceInside movement to inspire teens

A video about maintaining one’s individuality helps create a group to support teens.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Reston | Tags:  Daniel Giguere, 1VoiceInside

Posted at 04:45 AM ET, 06/20/2012

Reston’s Alan Webb takes one last shot at Olympics

He’s still the American mile record holder going into this week’s Olympic trials.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:45 AM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Reston, Sports | Tags:  Alan Webb, London Olympics

Posted at 11:33 PM ET, 04/09/2012

Robert Simon, 98, is still the face of Reston

He planned it, he still lives there, he still wants to make it better. Reston founder Robert Simon turns 98 today.

By Tom Jackman  |  11:33 PM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Reston | Tags:  Robert E. Simon, Reston

Posted at 04:00 AM ET, 03/01/2012

Correct Fairfax Metro station names are all here

Metro is looking for new names for the new Silver Line stations. Here’s what they should be.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:00 AM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro, Fairfax County, Reston, Herndon | Tags:  Metro

Posted at 08:02 PM ET, 01/13/2012

Reston a ‘soulless ant colony,’ columnist says

In Norfolk, ‘writer’ Kerry Dougherty blasts Reston. From Norfolk? Really?

By Tom Jackman  |  08:02 PM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Reston | Tags:  Kerry Dougherty, Reston, Virginia

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 09/01/2011

The earth moved, but USGS printer in Reston didn’t

The lobby seismograph at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Reston headquarters was the obvious place for employees to go for news last week. Wrong decision.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:24 PM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Reston | Tags:  USGS, Virginia

Posted at 04:25 AM ET, 07/29/2011

Reston store ‘not a sex shop,’ owner says

Tiana Cutturo, owner of Maria’s Passion Paradise on Lake Anne Plaza, says the store will sell sexy clothes, and edible candles, but is not a full-blown sex shop.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:25 AM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Reston | Tags:  lingerie, Virginia

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 07/20/2011

Reston’s Lake Anne Plaza getting a sex shop?

The declining former heart of Reston may be getting an injection of sexy with the proposed opening of an adult toy store at Lake Anne Plaza.

By Tom Jackman  |  02:05 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Reston | Tags:  Reston sex shop, Virginia

Posted at 04:15 AM ET, 07/14/2011

Reston woman has roof torn off, didn’t want roof torn off

Sharon Moore was shocked to learn that people were ripping her roof off the other day. The roofers, Wadden Construction, had, uh, the wrong address.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:15 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Reston | Tags:  Wadden Construction, Virginia

Posted at 04:55 AM ET, 04/26/2011

Reston man struggles to get Reston license plate

A four-year campaign to get Reston its own automobile license plate is still far short, even though it only needs 450 people, and the planned community has more than 58,000.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:55 AM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Reston | Tags:  Reston license plate, Virginia