Articles by: Drew Costley

Warhurst Leaves Legacy of Determination, Care

May 29, 2015 10:00 AM0 comments

Kevin Warhurst, the youngest son of Bob Warhurst, said that his father’s life has been about making his own opportunities and creating his own destiny. Bob Warhurst, who passed away in late April, got his first job at the age of seven, Kevin recalled in a conversation with the News-Press, […]

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Press Pass: Death

May 28, 2015 11:05 AM0 comments

Bobby Hackney, lead vocalist and bassist of the protopunk band Death, said that his band’s live shows, one of which they’re playing tonight at Black Cat in Washington, D.C., “are rock n’ roll.” “If you like rock n’ roll, if you like fun, then you’ll like a Death show,” he […]

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Constance, Miller to Serve As Parade King & Queen

May 22, 2015 9:30 AM0 comments

The two Falls Church City natives and soon-to-be George Mason High School grads who were named Mr. and Ms. Mason said they were nominated, as tradition goes, by their teachers to compete in the faux beauty pageant. But Constance also said he competed to uphold the tradition of his two […]

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Press Pass: Kanisha K

May 20, 2015 8:04 PM0 comments

Pop singer Kanisha K is trying something new in the stage performances for her upcoming tour run with Ryan Aderrey: she’s going acoustic. “I think it’ll be good. I think there are some people who want to hear me kind of just unplugged, so it’ll be good for that,” Kanisha […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Tropical Smoothie Cafe

May 14, 2015 2:02 PM0 comments

Tropical Smoothie Cafe might be best described as Jamba Juice with food, but that also might be a bit reductive. First off it might be reductive because Jamba Juice also has food, albeit less than Tropical Smoothie Cafe, and secondly because Tropical Smoothie has a huge food menu, much larger […]

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Press Pass: Rocknoceros

12:00 PM0 comments

The Northern Virginia-based children’s music pop trio Rocknoceros has been entertaining crowds around the nation for the past decade – but they rarely play later than 8 p.m. “It was pretty good, decent turn out. It was kind of an early start to a day but 10 o’clock is about […]

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Press Pass: Last Armistice

May 8, 2015 11:42 AM0 comments

Last Armistice, a Northern Virginia-based alternative rock band, was named the D.C. Area Deli magazine’s band of the month for April 2015. The band’s core group of fans, a collection of friends and family who have been supporting the group since it started, showed out to help them win the […]

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Co-Founder of Merrifield Garden Center Dies at 76

May 6, 2015 6:30 PM0 comments

On Wednesday, April 29, 2015, Robert Paul “Bob” Warhurst, 76, passed away at his home in Fairfax, after a long battle with cancer.

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Local Resident Helps Lead Multiple Sclerosis Initiative

May 1, 2015 10:44 AM1 comment

Falls Church resident Lisa Emrich was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, an autoimmune disorder that affects the central nervous system, nearly ten years ago. But the first time she experienced what can be one of the more extreme symptoms of the disorder, temporary blindness, was in 2000. “That bout of optic neuritis […]

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Press Pass: Saul Williams

April 30, 2015 9:30 AM0 comments

With his new multimedia project Martyr Loser King, artist Saul Williams is taking on all the world’s ills. The project, which is one part album, one part play and one part graphic novel, is being promoted through his nationwide tour Martyr Loser Kingdom, which comes to State Theatre next Wednesday, […]

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