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Juice is refreshing and can be very delicious. Sadly, juice is not necessary for a balanced diet due to its very high sugar content and acidity. When consumed frequently, juice can become a contributor to one of the leading causes of tooth decay in children. High levels of sugar content found in juice can be […]

Beauty is indeed only skin deep, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t pamper it. After all, healthy, beautiful skin is the best tool you have in your makeup bag for looking good. Lucky you, the beauty industry spends a lot of time and money developing products to address skin’s problems and enhance its assets. Following […]

It’s that time of year, again! DC Restaurant Week is here! Enjoy special three-course, prix-fixe meals at these Tysons and Reston area participating restaurants for DC Restaurant Week, January 14 – January 20, 2019. Also, keep in mind that many restaurants extend their promotions a week or even up to a month! During this promotion, enjoy […]

What Are the Most Important Financial Resolutions I Should Have for 2019? Everyone has different priorities but here are the top four I recommend: Prepare for the Unexpected Create an emergency savings account. The best line of defense against unexpected events is to have a liquid cash fund that can cover at least six months […]

Activist and author DeRay Mckesson to deliver keynote address Reston Community Center will have a full slate of community events January 19 to 21 as it presents the 34th Annual Reston Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration. DeRay Mckesson, organizer, activist and author of the new book On the Other Side of Freedom: The […]

Contractor Branch and Associates will proceed beginning January 2 Reston Community Center has launched the renovation of its Terry L. Smith Aquatics Center. RCC closed the pool on January 1. When the project is complete, the 40-year-old aquatics center will reopen as two pools in the fall of 2019. Branch and Associates was selected as the […]

2019. It’s hard to believe that we’ve turned the calendar page and started another new year.  Even harder to believe that in twelve short months we’ll close out another decade. All across the region, big changes have been happening in formerly quiet places. And as the old year has become new again we can tell […]

Some find it amusing that I begin many if not most of my talks about issues facing Virginians today by harkening back to the Commonwealth’s long history or by quoting Virginia leaders of by-gone days with Thomas Jefferson being my favorite. We can certainly learn from the past, and most assuredly we do not want […]