Letters to the Editor: March 21 – 27, 2013

March 21, 2013 11:32 AM2 comments

Council Should Approve Harris Teeter Project

Editor,

My wife and I, who moved to Falls Church City a little over a year ago to raise our two young children, are writing to express our wish that the Harris Teeter project be approved.

We feel that it would be an important step in the right direction – building upon the Spectrum mixed-use development – to making our city more walk-able and livable. We live off West St. a couple of blocks south of Broad, and we find ourselves disappointed that there are not more restaurants, pubs, and coffee shops we can easily walk to.

We are optimistic, however, that the City’s leaders and citizen volunteers understand the importance of making our city an attractive place for young families, many of whom leave urban environments when they have young children and then greatly miss the walk-ability and access (as we did, and do!) of urban living.

We feel the Harris Teeter project – and others mixed-use developments like it – are integral to helping Falls Church City continue its legacy of a great place to live and raise a family. Thank you for your consideration.

Dan Henderson

Falls Church

 


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  • fallschurchidiotsville

    well, dan henderson, i hope when you open shop here that city hall comes in and ousts you for “progress”.

    considering you don’t have a clue about the costs of going “big business” someone just lost their livelihood mr. henderson, i guess you’re not about small business.

    not more that are easily accessible? are you sure you’re in falls church?

    where are you exactly? overall- mentally and physically? have you been on the moon all this time? who paid you to write this?

    • JFallsChurch

      I am not sure what occurred would be an “oust” of Anthony’s by City Hall.

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