Press Pass: Justin Currie

September 19, 2014 1:12 PM0 comments

Justin Currie, frontman of the alternative rock band Del Amitri, wrote the following on “Every Song’s The Same,” – track two on his latest album Lower Reaches: “Let me teach you how to write a song / The first line must be brief but strong / And the second line […]

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Press Pass: Bootsy Collins

September 17, 2014 9:44 PM0 comments

Many music stars from the last generation have trouble staying relevant and true to themselves in this era of overproduced pop music and personas contrived by corporations. But that isn’t the case for legendary funk bassist and Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame inductee William “Bootsy” Collins. Collins helped revolutionize […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Lotus Garden

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With so much on my plate, literally, it takes a special place to earn its way into the pantheon of restaurants I frequent on a regular basis. Lotus Garden is one of those special places.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Summers Farm Fall Harvest Festival

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Ushering in the season change, Summers Farm opens to the public for six weeks starting this Saturday for its annual Fall Harvest Festival in Frederick, Maryland.

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5 Vegan-Friendly Restaurants in Falls Church

September 12, 2014 12:58 PM0 comments

There will be plenty to eat in Falls Church this Saturday at the annual Taste of F.C. and Fall Festival. But when it comes to vegan options, the choices become rather limited. A few Little City restaurants, like Clare & Don’s Beach Shack and Nourish Market, have cruelty-free items on […]

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Cooking Falls Church Restaurant Favorites at Home

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We asked Falls Church restaurants to share one of their top recipes with News-Press readers. Now, you can whip up these three Little City favorites in your very own kitchen. Pizzeria Orso’s Maple Truffle Brussels Sprouts with Applewood Smoked Bacon & Roasted Pumpkin Pizzeria Orso, 400 South Maple Avenue, 703-226-3460 • […]

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Press Pass: Doug Stanhope

September 11, 2014 3:52 PM0 comments

It takes a lot of courage for a person to get up on stage – to speak their mind, sometimes challenge or defy the audience and/or make an ass out of themselves all in an attempt to make people laugh. “Not if you drink,” joked veteran comedian Doug Stanhope. “It […]

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Dogwood Teams Up with Catoctin Creek; Menu Revamp Planned

September 10, 2014 11:31 PM0 comments

On Monday, Dogwood Tavern held a release event for Catoctin Creek’s Roundstone Rye, celebrating the Falls Church sports bar’s collaboration with the Loudoun County distillery.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: DC Shorts Film Festival

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Dubbed the “Coolest Short Film Festival” by Moviemaker Magazine, the DC Shorts Film Festival is going on now at three area theaters, including the Angelika Film Center in Mosaic. Throughout the 11-day festival, 135 films, each between two and 30 minutes long, will be screened, including 17 different 90-minute film […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Silver Diner

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Since the late 1980s, Silver Diner has attempted to amplify the nostalgia of classic 1950s American diners. The execution of that nostalgic feel is a little cheesy if not unsuccessful – the setting, a mix of vintage furniture and modern customers, feels like a mix of Lou’s Cafe and Cafe […]

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