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‘Flags for Heroes’ in Mount Vernon

Hundreds of flags on display through July 11.

A lone bagpiper stood among hundreds of American flags as the strains of Amazing Grace wafted through the air during the opening ceremony of the 3rd annual Flags for Heroes display June 28 at Cedar Knoll Restaurant along the George Washington Parkway.

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Northern Virginia Parks Lure Vacation Campers

Low risk campgrounds open.

Though making safe vacation choices during the Covid-19 pandemic is challenging, area parks are ready to welcome vacationers with fresh air and de-stressing camping opportunities.

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Community Market Opens in Lorton

Lorton Workhouse Arts Center hosted the first of its weekly Community Markets.

On the warm Saturday morning of June 27, the Lorton Workhouse Arts Center hosted the first of its weekly Community Markets.

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Streets Are For People in Montgomery County

Get outside and play…and eat.

For less than a month, Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) has had a program in place that allows residents to close their streets to through traffic, allowing neighbors to use the street for walking, biking, visiting or just wandering about free of [most] traffic concerns.

Appetite: Not Ready for Indoor Dining? Eat Al Fresco Here in Alexandria

Here on the precipice of Virginia’s Phase 3 of reopening, most of Alexandria’s restaurants are back to business as usual – within the scope of a major pandemic, that is.

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Arlington Playgrounds Are Open!

It’s Parks and Recreation Month. Arlington County just opened the playgrounds, and kids are filtering back slowly.

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Cool Clear Water Beckons in Reston

RA opens select pools; lifeguards needed.

No one knew if it would happen this summer, but it did. Following state and local Phase 2 safety guidelines, Reston Association (RA) opened four pools to Registered Pass holders on Monday, June 29.

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Welcome to Reston Farmers Market

The Reston Farmers Market 2020 team of volunteer market managers.

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The Oak Marr Market is Open for Business

The Oak Marr farmer’s market in Oakton opened up on June 10 after being closed for several weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Appetite: On the Menu: Goings-On in Alexandria Restaurants

From permanent restaurant closures to a focus on private parties to wholesalers becoming direct-to-consumer distributors, the pandemic has brought with it quite a few changes to the area’s food-and-drink landscape.

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Pools In For Summer in Potomac

Pools allowed to open as county enters Phase 2 of Covid recovery.

The good news came just hours before the actual beginning of summer. Public swimming pools in Montgomery County could open.

Covid-19 Response in Potomac

Metro announced that 15 rail stations that had been closed as part of the transit agency’s Covid-19 response will reopen on Sunday, June 28.

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Arlington Couple Cleans Up Nice

Two residents dedicate themselves to cleaning up the banks of the Potomac.

You’ve seen the trash along the banks of the Potomac and you might even have picked up a plastic bottle or bag two to bring home for recycling.

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Reston Mural Judged Among Top 100 Globally

People's Choice voting open.

Public Art Reston's commissioned mural, Thoreau's Ensemble, (2019) by Ben Volta, located at the Colts Neck Road underpass in Reston, is a Top 100 Finalist in the prestigious annual CODAawards.

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Locals Embark on Paranormal Television Series

”The Witching Hour” was awarded for their non-fiction series.

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