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Thursday, December 31, 2015

The Earth-Toned In List: What's Hot and What's Not in 2016

For fans of green space, or tasteful redevelopment proposals, or functional mass transit systems, or beloved founding fathers, 2015 maybe wasn't exactly the best year in our plastic fantastic planned community. Like other dying mediums, this filthy "web log" is offering its "In/Out List" for 2016. Take heed, or prepare to "graduate" to Ashburn, where particleboard is always "in," the end.

Developing Lake Anne surroundingsDrowning Lake Anne sorrows
Founding fatherFounding Farmers
DRB dronesBarge boarding parties
Frivolous court casesFrivolous supreme court cases
Lake scumWavyleaf Basket Grass
Historical markersHysterical marketers
Tall Oaks tenantsTall Oaks retries
Reston International CenterInternational Tower
Bike theftsBikeshare
Surface parkingMidrise awesomeness
Hill ValleyReston: The Movie
Ford FociFAR
$100,000 websites$10 web logs
Silver LineWorking stairs
Laptops and lattesCreative class types
Tetra oppositionRELAC love
Closed midscale chain eateryOpen midscale chain eatery

We can always hope.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for all you do. I've stopped going to Reston Patch for actual "news" about Reston. Happy New Year!


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