I am a continuous student of photography. I obtained a double major in both English and Government from George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. While studying at George Mason, I was a founding member of The Stylus, a student operated newsletter for the Arlington campus. I enjoy covering topics including local business and arts. I take and edit my own photographs and videos as well.
Reston and Herndon host pit stop for cyclists on Bike to Work Day.
On Friday, May 15, commuters swapped gas pedals for bike pedals in the metropolitan Washington region to participate in the annual Bike to Work Day (BTWD) event.
Award ceremony for winners of countywide art competition.
On May 13, the Council for the Arts of Herndon announced the winners of the 2015 Tech Arts Competition at a special reception, held in honor of student artists.
Opportunities to encourage economic development.
Herndon officials announced the Town Council will consider on May 26 the purchase of 1.67 acres of land in Herndon’s historic downtown. Combined with about three acres already owned by the town, the purchase will clear the way for a comprehensive development project, in accordance with a master plan adopted by the Town Council in 2011, according to a statement from the town government.
Craft beer site to open in Reston.
Reston residents Melissa and Jason Romano purchased a retail space at 11424 Washington Plaza, where they will open Lake Anne Brew House, a nanobrewery. Thirst for local beer and new regulatory attitudes towards brewing have encouraged entrepreneurs to begin craft beer operations across the country.
New outdoor racquetball and courts open at Reston Stratton Woods Park.
Fairfax County Park Authority will dedicate new outdoor racquetball and courts at Reston’s Stratton Woods Park on Saturday, May 16.
Mediterranean restaurant to open at Reston Town Center.
Neyla, the new Mediterranean restaurant in the former Paolo’s space at Reston Town Center, plans to open this week, said restaurant management.
Car show hosted at Volkswagen Group headquarters.
Despite overcast weather, Operation VetsHaven and Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. hosted a second annual Operation VetsHaven Car Show Benefit in Herndon on Saturday, May 9.
Craft beer location to open in Herndon.
A pair of brothers-in-law plan to open a nanobrewery in Herndon’s Sunset Park complex: Andrew Kelley and Kai Leszkowicz have signed a lease for 257 Sunset Park.
Friday Night Live music returns to Herndon.
The evening of Friday, May 1, downtown Herndon hosted the year’s first Friday Night Live with the band Go Go Gadjet. Sponsored by organizations including Volkswagen Group of America and the Worldgate Center, Friday Night Live (FNL!) is one the most popular outdoor concert series in the D.C. area.
Donut store now open at BB&T Center in Herndon.
The Duck Donuts store on Elden Street near Herndon Parkway had crowds of clients this weekend, the first days of their opening.