Articles by: Sally Cole

Longtime Architect Paul Barkley Closes Practice

September 10, 2014 11:23 PM1 comment

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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F.C.’s Nourish Market Hosting Weight Management Talk Thursday

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As part of its Community Education Series, Nourish Market, the small Falls Church grocery store and deli, is hosting “The Silent Stopper to Managing Your Weight” on Thursday, August 21 from 7 –8:30 p.m. The guest speaker is Lynn Hatch, an adult nurse practitioner, health coach and owner of Lynn […]

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Sam’s Farm Closing at End of September

August 19, 2014 2:31 PM4 comments

Sam’s Farm, the third-generation family-owned-and-operated garden center located at 7125 Leesburg Pike in Falls Church will be closing after 38 years in business.

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