Articles by: Sally Cole

F.C. Pancake House Donating Part of Sept. 18 Sales to Arc of Nova

September 10, 2014 11:24 PM0 comments

Proceeds from breakfast and lunch service at the Original Pancake House on Thursday, September 18 will go to the The Arc of Northern Virginia. Between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. next Thursday, Original Pancake House will donate 15 percent of all sales to the organization that provides advocacy and other […]

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1st U.S. Color Consulting Franchise Opens in Falls Church

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Co-founders Florence Jones and Susan Brackna Mintz have launched Americaʼs Color Consultants, the first color consulting franchise in the United States. The home-based business, helps people select fresh paint colors for their homes with in-home consultations. Unlike interior designers, the color consultants work with the client to select paint colors […]

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Longtime Architect Paul Barkley Closes Practice

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In the fiftieth year of his licensure as an architect, Paul H. Barkley, FAIA emeritus, has closed his private architecture practice in the City of Falls Church. Barkley has enjoyed a distinguished career as a practicing architect, a real estate developer of small commercial projects in the City of Falls […]

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F.C. Chamber Hosting New Member Meeting Sept. 2

August 27, 2014 8:11 PM0 comments

The Falls Church Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Chamber Orientation Meeting on Tuesday, September 2 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. designed for prospective and new members of the Chamber, the agenda will include an overview of the benefits of membership including networking and promotional opportunities designed to help support […]

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Merrifield Fall Festival Set for Oct. 18

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The Greater Merrifield Business Association is hosting the 10th Anniversary Merrifield Fall Festival on Saturday October 18 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. The festival will be held at the Mosaic shopping center and will feature local restaurants, live music, children’s activities and local business booths. Exhibit space is available […]

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Sislers Stone Expanding to West Virginia

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Sislers Stone, the Falls Church-based, 77-year-old, family-owned-and-operated stone shop, is expanding into and opening two new facilitates: Sislers Stone West and a new wholesale venture, Shenandoah Stone Supply.

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Orange Monkey Frozen Yogurt Shop Closes

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Orange Monkey, one of the City of Falls Church’s many frozen yogurt shops, has closed its doors in the West End Plaza at 1075 W. Broad Street after about a year in operation. No news yet on what business will take over the location.

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Guest Commentary: Better Business for a Better Falls Church

August 21, 2014 11:14 AM1 comment

Falls Church is a wonderful place to live, work and play. The Little City has top rated schools, an impressively low crime rate, an award winning Farmer’s Market, an active arts community, a number of beautiful parks, a fascinating history, a number of popular community events, free mulch, tree lined […]

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Open Kitchen Adds New Chef to its Team

August 20, 2014 7:40 PM0 comments

Chef Afiya Howell, a graduate from Le Cordon Bleu Paris at the International Culinary Academy in Pittsburgh, has joined the Open Kitchen team. Afiya’s experience includes working as a chef at Ruth Chris and as a Culinary Instructor at DC Central Kitchen. She will be teaching a Fall Feast hands-on […]

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Teddy Bear Fun Run Seeks Sponsors

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Sponsorships are available for the second annual Teddy Bear 5K & 1K Walk/Run to benefit the Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center on Sunday, September 28. The event, which will take place on the W&OD Trail, will begin at 4 p.m. at 400 N. Oak Street in Falls Church. The Falls Church-McLean […]

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