Ten Fun Facts About Patrick Dougherty’s Monumental Sculpture at Reston Town Center

In Town Square Park at Reston Town Center sits a prominent new public art piece. From afar, the structure looks like cabins drawn with fluid brush strokes. As you get closer, you realize they are sturdy structures made of carefully bent sticks. And if you see the sculpture from above in one of the tall buildings nearby, it appears that a swirling…

April 23, 2015

Gift Guide: Holiday Gifts that Celebrate Reston

Holiday shopping time has arrived, and we are here to help! If you know someone who would appreciate a gift that celebrates Reston, especially during this 50th anniversary year, we have lots of ideas for you. Here is our Reston gift guide, with suggestions for toys, art, books, coffee, and tons more. The purchase of most of these items…

November 26, 2014

Reston Town Center’s Colorful ChalkFest

On Saturday, Market Street was gradually taken over by unicorns, superheroes, and sunflowers. Hundreds of artists filled the Town Center with color at ChalkFest. The Initiative for Public Art Reston (IPAR) invited professional and amateur artists to create chalk drawings at Reston Town Center over the weekend. Participants were provided with a box of chalk and a square…

September 7, 2014