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Before and After: A Small Flower Garden Finds a Beautiful New Use

Relevance: 11%      Posted on: December 21, 2015

Last week, I toured a Reston family's home to see their lovely Christmas decorations. You might remember their beautifully inviting outdoor living area near the front door. That space is a new renovation that they recently finished after several weeks of landscape remodeling. You are going to love their transformation. Here is how the front entrance of…

Reston holiday home tour – Christmas home decor

Relevance: 10%      Posted on: December 9, 2014

Modern Reston’s Top Stories of 2014

Relevance: 10%      Posted on: December 31, 2014

What a year we have had! In 2014, we celebrated the 50 years of Reston's past, and welcomed the Metro and all it represents for Reston's future. This year was the perfect time to create a new resource for the thriving community that Reston has become. In September, we launched Modern Reston, an online…

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christkindlmarkt

Relevance: 10%      Posted on: December 3, 2014

[This article is from 2014. For this year's schedule, refer to our article about the 2016 Reston Christkindlmarkt.] December is finally upon us! With it come the lights, decorations and festive merriment of the holidays. At Modern Reston, one of our most favorite holiday events is the Bundeswehr (German Armed Forces) Christkindlmarkt here…

Host a Wine Tasting Event with The Wine Cabinet

Relevance: 10%      Posted on: March 13, 2015

You may be familiar with The Wine Cabinet in North Point Village Center, but you may not know that along with the many events they host in-store, they also offer in-home wine tasting parties. The Wine Cabinet is a boutique wine shop that prides itself on seeking out the highest…

Ask a Designer: Decorating a Mid-Century House

Relevance: 10%      Posted on: September 7, 2014

If you're looking for the perfect setting for that swinging cocktail party, you've got plenty of options around here. The playful spirit of 1960s Reston can still be seen in its original houses. Huge windows, clean lines, and open spaces for entertaining are some of the highlights of these beautiful homes. But what…

Where to Watch the Super Bowl in Reston

Relevance: 10%      Posted on: January 30, 2015

Looking for a place to watch the Super Bowl this Sunday, February 1st? We have several ideas for you. Reston's newest restaurant, Glory Days Grill, opened this week. It's a sports bar with 40 TVs, and each booth has its own speaker with volume control. They serve a broad menu of…

Moss Building & Design Takes Us Step-By-Step Through the Reston Association’s Design Review Board Process

Relevance: 10%      Posted on: April 4, 2016

It's finally spring and many of us are sprucing up our yards and planning to tackle home projects. Well, before you demo anything, you may want to read this article, for Reston is a very special place... For instance, do you know you need design approval from the Reston Association's Design Review…

Modern Reston’s Top Stories of 2016

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: December 28, 2016

Another year is coming to a close, and we at Modern Reston are grateful to all the members of the community who have shared their stories with us. Reston is filled with fascinating people, culture, and events, and it's a pleasure to be able to learn about them and share…

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Relevance: 9%      Posted on: September 7, 2014

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Reston Winter Prep: 7 Easy Ways to Winterize Your Car

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: December 18, 2014

Today we're talking cars for the second and final installment of our Reston Winter Prep series. So you've finally taken home that brand-new (insert car name here) you've been saving for. You've read the owner's manual from cover to cover as though it were a romance novel and are pretty confident you can keep the thing healthy and maintained. But…

Decadent Adult Milkshakes à la Ted’s Bulletin

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: September 7, 2014

Cupcakes are old news. Haven't you heard? Since Ted's Bulletin arrived on the scene in Reston Town Center the buzz has been about spiked milkshakes—creamy, chilled confections with a mighty kick. Taking a cue from their menu, we decided to give it a-go at home and create our own milkshakes inspired by our…

Know Before You Go: Shopping For Mid-Century Modern Furniture in the DMV

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: January 14, 2015

Reston in and of itself is a mid-century modern invention. It was founded in 1964 with an eye toward the future. And while this town has gone through several redevelopments, many of us still live in retro-style houses. I happen to love this style and made a point to buy a place that was…

Modern Reston’s Top Stories of 2015

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: December 28, 2015

As another year comes to a close, we are grateful for all the fascinating stories the Reston community has shared with us. Modern Reston has become the area's leading publication for culture and events, and we couldn't have done it without your support. We've got lots of plans for 2016, but first let's…

A Restonian Goes to Washington: A Peek inside the White House Holiday Tour

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: December 24, 2014

Most of us never get to take the White House Holiday Tour. Luckily, one of our very own Reston residents, Alisa Ades, was able to score exclusive passes and snap some pics with her iPhone to share with us. The process for obtaining passes for this tour is rather complicated. Requests must…

Before & After: A Dingy 1970s Bathroom Becomes Bright and Modern

Relevance: 8%      Posted on: September 15, 2014

They almost didn’t buy their dream house because of this room. As Michelle and Charlie toured a light-filled, mid-century house in Reston, they knew they had found The One. Then, upon stepping into the master bath, they promptly changed their minds! This dark cave of a bathroom had dingy, wood…

About Modern Reston

Relevance: 8%      Posted on: July 23, 2014

CULTURE AND EVENTS IN THE NEW RESTON Modern Reston is a website about recreation, dining, and the arts in the Reston area of Northern Virginia. No longer a distant DC suburb, the new Reston is a thriving and diverse city. Our website offers a fresh look at this evolving urban landscape,…

Photo Gallery: The Blizzard of 2016 Buries Reston

Relevance: 8%      Posted on: January 25, 2016

What a crazy weekend it was! I'm still buzzing from all the excitement of the historic snowstorm that pummeled the DC area for 36 hours, leaving behind almost two and a half feet of snow. Here are some of the photographs I took during and after the blizzard. Because the roads were impassable, I was…

At the Reston Market: The Intricate and Modern Jewelry of Alessandra Eusebi

Relevance: 8%      Posted on: July 24, 2015

Every Saturday morning during farmers market season, an art market takes place on Lake Anne Plaza. If you haven't taken a close look at the vendors there, I encourage you to do so. There is a lot of talent and quality on display every week. I've discovered some beautiful artwork and…

Introducing Blue Valley Vineyard & Winery: Award-Winning Dry Whites and Luscious Reds in Delaplane

Relevance: 8%      Posted on: September 15, 2015

It's no secret that we, at Modern Reston, love a beautiful glass of wine. We are always on the hunt for new local wineries. A place to hang out with friends away from the (sub)urban jungle we call home. Sadly, while most local wineries are scenic, we are usually disappointed with the actual wine — whites…