Sea-Doo Demo Rides at Pohick Bay

Up for a little water fun? If you can sneak past the traffic on Route 123 that will be queuing up to go to the Occoquan Arts and Crafts show, cross the bridge and travel on up past Lorton to Pohick Bay Regional Park, you can get a chance to test-ride a Sea-Doo watercraft (you … Continue reading

Workhouse 2nd Saturday Art Walk

Saturday, Jan. 8 — On the second Saturday of every month (which is today this month), the Workhouse hosts an “art walk” to showcase the diverse work of more than 150 visual artists who display their works among the facility’s seven buildings. The Workhouse, situated on the grounds of the former Lorton Correctional Complex, is … Continue reading

Lorton Fire Claims Three Lives

Wed., Sept. 22 — A fire in a Lorton townhouse claimed the lives of a 24-year-old mother and her two youngest children early today. Fire officials said they believed the fire began at about 8:30 am in a townhouse at 9639 Hagel Circle. The mother apparently was trapped on the second floor of the townhouse … Continue reading

Skeletal Remains Found Near Route 123 in Lorton

July 13, 2010 — The Fairfax County medical examiner’s office is working with an anthropologist to try to identify a human skull and other skeletal remains found along Furnace Road in Lorton, according to a report from and other local news organizations. According to, a man getting out of his car to photograph … Continue reading