Photo Gallery: Ice Storm at Lake Anne

After a few hours of freezing rain, the Reston area was covered in a slippery coating of ice today. Here are some photos that I took at Lake Anne this afternoon as the ice melted. Photography by Charlotte Geary Related articles: Photo Gallery: The Blizzard of 2016 Buries Reston Photo Gallery: Reston in the Snow…

December 17, 2016

Photo Gallery: Your Pictures and Videos of the Blizzard of 2016

Snowzilla, Jonas, the Blizzard of 2016… Whatever you want to call it, you’re not likely to forget it. We all have our own stories of this historic storm, which is why it has been so fun to see it through your eyes. Lots of readers have submitted their photos and videos for this article, and here…

January 26, 2016

Photo Gallery: The Blizzard of 2016 Buries Reston

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 only able to photograph places…

January 25, 2016

Photo Gallery: Reston in the Snow

I’m as ready for spring as anyone, but I can’t deny that this winter has been beautiful. Snow-covered Reston is looking gorgeous in these last few weeks of winter. Here are some scenes from around town during January and February of this year. You might recognize some of these photographs from Modern Reston’s Instagram account. Be sure…

February 27, 2015

Two of the Best Places for Sledding in Reston

This week Reston is buried in snow, and temperatures won’t be rising above freezing any time soon. The good news is that this snow is fluffy and powdery, and absolutely perfect for snow sports. So where are the best spots to go play in the snow? Technically there are no officially designated sledding areas in Reston, and any sledding done on…

February 17, 2015

Ten Reasons to Come to Lake Anne in the Middle of Winter

Lake Anne really shines in the warm months. Boat rentals, concerts, farmers markets, festivals, and outdoor dining make it a summertime delight. But so much is going on at Lake Anne Plaza all year round, and you really should come in the winter, too. Here are some reasons why: 1. There’s wild nightlife. Anyone who shrugs off Lake…

January 12, 2015

Reston Winter Prep: 5 Ways to Winterize Your Home Cheaply

The weather gurus at The Old Farmer’s Almanac are predicting that this winter we will receive another arctic blast with above-normal snowfall. Well, if that doesn’t get you all excited for winter, I don’t know what will! Sarcasm aside, it’s time to actually prepare for this onslaught rather than just cross our fingers and tell ourselves that everyone’s exaggerating….

December 10, 2014

A Reston Aerial Photographer Whose Technology is Half of His Art

Ever since I first saw this photograph, I’ve wanted to know the story behind it. What a spectacular view of Lake Anne in the fall! I stumbled upon this picture online last year, and it has stayed with me all this time. When I finally learned more about the photographer, I was excited to discover that his aerial…

October 6, 2014