Maximize the space in your small closet

Image courtesy Trunk Club

By Jill Lynn, Senior Sales Director at Trunk Club

Cleaning out and organizing your closet can feel daunting, I know. However, when dealing with a small closet space, you must narrow it down to the essentials and the clothing that you are actually wearing. Old rugby shirts are just nostalgia, not wearable, and taking up valuable real estate!

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[Video] 5 Tips for Selecting a Real Estate Agent

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Here are 5 tips to help you know what to look for when selecting a real estate agent.

I would be delighted to be the agent to help you sell, buy or rent your next home. Do not hesitate to get in touch with me; I can be reached at 703-738-9505 or


Many thanks to J Media Group for the video recording, editing and production.

Another assisted living facility slated for Reston, Arab festival tomorrow

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Another assisted living center — known as Waltonwood Reston — with 135 beds is slated to come to Reston on Leesburg Pike, according to RestonNow. This is in addition to the assisted living facility covered earlier by Reston Real Estate Hub.

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Wiehle Station Ventures submits plans for Lincoln at Commerce Park development

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Lincoln at Commerce Park

Wiehle Station Ventures LLC, has filed rezoning and development plans for Lincoln Commerce Park at Commerce Park Drive, Association Drive and Sunrise Valley Drive, according to Reston Connection.

The application outlines the company’s plans to change a surface parking lot into 260 residential units.

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Updated: Valentine’s Day in Reston

NEW: From Curbed D.C. — Totally Free Things to Do on Valentine’s Day in D.C., Mapped

Need dinner ideas? Here’s the promotion Tavern 64 (inside the Hyatt) is running 5-11 p.m. Feb. 12-14; Big Bowl‘s dinner for two; Not Your Average Joe’s; Il Fornaio’s wine tasting for two on Feb. 13; and Melting Pot.

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Walker Nature Center

The Walker Nature Center will host a “Parents’ Night Out” from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 12 so parents can get a head-start on their Valentine’s Day celebration. Kids will play nature games and go on a night hike (weather permitting), design a special clay Valentine, make a red treat and watch classic cartoons.

Drop off begins at 6:45 p.m. For ages 5-12; $15/child RA members, $20/child non-members. Reservations required by Feb. 9 to 703-476-9689 or email

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Fairfax County to redevelop 49 acres in Reston, fixing potholes

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Reston Regional Library

Fairfax County is preparing to redevelopment 49 acres in an area to be known as Reston Town Center North.

According to the Reston Association:

“The county seeks to enter into a public-private partnership to redevelop the existing Embry Rucker Shelter and Reston Regional Library as Phase 1 of a mixed-use development proposed for the overall Reston Town Center North area. The mixed-use development will include affordable housing, public services and private development.”

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Joe Grooming is out, PR Barbers is in


NextDoor is a free, private social media community for our neighborhood. It allows us in The Hamlet to share information with one another. Members must prove they are residents of the neighborhood in order to join.

Of interest: Joe Grooming is now PR Barbers. Located at Reston Town Center (11944 Market St.), the storefront used the short rental time to try out a brick-and-mortar storefront for its typically online-only business. The store will be operated by Reg Laws, one of the owners of PR at Partners Salons. A second men’s salon, Roosters, is slated to open just a few doors down at 11990 Market St.

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Vectrus comes to Reston; GRACE Free Fridays, Family Day at Air & Space Museum

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Global government services company, Vectrus Systems Corporation, has opened a new office at 11730 Plaza America Drive, Reston. Headquartered out of Colorado Springs, the office will serve as the company’s IT & Network Communication Operations Center and will support the company’s pursuit of additional business in this market, according to a release.

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Reston ranked No. 1 for tech grads; Guaranteed Ride Home program, today’s events

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Reston Town Center

As college seniors are weighing offers, negotiating salaries and trying to decide where they’ll be after graduation, DataFox crunched the numbers to find 10 cities with the networking opportunities, affordability and growth potential that should put them on the radar of any new grad who wants to work in tech.

Reston was ranked No. 1.

Click here to read the full article.

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Learn what your home is worth, Reston Metro station farmers market

Are you thinking about selling your home and wondering about its fair market value? Or, the value of a home you are thinking of purchasing? I have the resources to help you get these answers.

As a starting point, enter an address here and see the Automated Valuation Model estimates for any home in the area, including yours!

Whether you are thinking about making a move this month or in a few years, I am happy to help.

—Lauren, or

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