The first of the City of Falls Church’s commercial area development plans, the one for North Washington Street rolled out a year ago, was frankly underwhelming. But what the City’s Planning Director Jim Snyder and his team have done with the second and third installments in the process are something else, altogether.
Arlington’s flirtation with backyard egg production, after two years of poultry puns and a culture clash worthy of...
The calendar says June, but it seems more like April showers this week. Nonetheless, high school graduations and community...
Did you know Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) was established in 1964 under the name Northern Virginia Technical...
The casting call is over, and the players in the November 2013 Falls Church City Council and School Board elections have been determined, as readers can see elsewhere in this edition. Congratulations to everyone who stepped up to qualify for the ballot, and this is one good occasion to thank [...]Read more ›
When the school year ends next week, hundreds of lucky Arlington kids will shift to summer-camp mode. These scamps have no way of knowing – if my experience can be trusted – that their coming blacktop adventures are as fun for grownups as for themselves, and the memories may endure [...]Read more ›
Tuesday, June 11, is primary election day in Virginia. The ballot this time is fairly short: two Lt. Governor candidates and two Attorney General candidates are running for the Democratic nomination. The victors will face the closed convention-chosen Republican candidates in November. One House of Delegates seat in western Fairfax [...]Read more ›
This is in regard to the letter in the May 23rd edition from Adriane Hart concerning the looks of Falls Church and the new shopping area Mosiac.Read more ›
Every second Saturday in June, Falls Church residents and visitors from across the region and beyond are treated to outstanding blues music and festivities. This year, the annual Tinner Hill Blues Festival will be no different. We have planned a special weekend to commemorate our 20th music festival. Our mission [...]Read more ›
Next Tuesday is retiring State Del. Jim Scott’s 75th birthday, another good excuse to pay tribute to his years of public service on our behalf. He’s still our delegate until next January, and so we expect there will be many more chances to say thanks. But Tuesday is also a [...]Read more ›