E. coli Found at Haymarket’s Long Park

Update: According to Pete Candland’s office, Long Park restrooms will be open for the weekend, though the water is not potable. Long Park’s Gainesville neighborhood library and restroom facilities were closed early today after officials discovered E.coli contamination. E.coli can induce nasty stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting, bloody diarrhea and more. “The integrity of the Long Park water system has been…

Pic to Click: Lake Manassas

Always quiet to the point of being serene, Lake Manassas seems at times like a hidden gem in the middle of the bustling Gainesville/Haymarket area. Username E-mail A password will be e-mailed to you.


Windswept hills above Waterfall Road in Haymarket create an opportunity for Thomas Kinkade inspiration. Username E-mail A password will be e-mailed to you.

Pic to Click: Meadowlark Willow

Located in the children’s play area of Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, this willow represents the fun and whimsy of the gardens. New gardens have been added so check it out as a weekend day trip — just 20 or 30 minutes from the Haymarket or Gainesville area. Go to the website for more. Username E-mail A password will be e-mailed to…