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A New Education Startup in Reston Brings History’s Stories to Asian Indian Teens

Reston-based Jano is a new, online, history magazine targeted to Asian Indian teens in the United States. We caught up with Restonian, Shefali Chandan, the founder of Jano to learn about its content and find out what drove her to create the website.

March 14, 2016

Local Author Kwame Alexander — Living Life According to Bob Simon’s Tenets

This has been a week of reflection as we celebrate the life of Bob Simon and the founding of Reston. Much has been said about Simon’s community vision where people work together, live together and inspire one another. Reston is one of the nation’s most successful planned communities because of these concepts, but what does that look like…

September 25, 2015

Meet Holly Kearl, Founder of the Non-Profit Organization Stop Street Harassment

Reston is an amazing place with amazing people. Each of our neighbors has a fascinating story to tell. Case and point, Reston resident Holly Kearl. I stumbled upon Holly’s instagram account and was drawn in by the pretty pictures of her and her dogs in and around town. But there was more to her feed than…

April 14, 2015

Guest Post: When Bad Things Happen To Good Workers

On Modern Reston, we haven’t tackled topics of the workplace before, but this article written by Reston resident John Hunter is invaluable for both those just starting out and those in established careers. When Bad Things Happen To Good Workers By John Hunter Have you ever been laid off? Do you know someone who has been laid off? Most…

March 30, 2015