Restaurant Spotlight: Anthony’s Restaurant

December 24, 2014 1:47 PM1 comment

In a controversial move to push it out of its long-time W. Broad Street location in the City of Falls Church in the summer of 2013, the legendary Anthony’s Restaurant had to wait a year until last summer to have its new location at Route 50 and Annandale Road ready. […]

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Press Pass: Badfish

December 23, 2014 5:08 PM0 comments

When Badfish first formed in 2001, they were filling a void left by the sudden end of Sublime following Brad Nowell’s untimely death in 1996. “There was that absence…every party we went to people were playing Sublime’s music,” said Badfish drummer Scott Begin. “It was everywhere and there was no […]

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Critter Corner: Ruby

December 22, 2014 9:30 AM0 comments

This is Ruby Thomas, an exuberant Rottweiler puppy belonging to the Thomas Family on Rollins Street. Ruby loves to take baths, play with her best friend Tucker down the street, and bite feet. She does not like sleeping and looks forward to taking obedience classes very soon.

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Restaurant Spotlight: Naked Pizza

December 17, 2014 9:39 PM1 comment

Naked Pizza, founded in 2008 as a small New Orleans-based local business called World’s Healthiest Pizza, had a robust social media buzz and a promise of healthier pizza going for them when they came to suburban Washington, D.C. about four years ago. Another thing the company had going for them […]

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Critter Corner: Sunny

December 15, 2014 9:30 AM0 comments

This is Sunny, a 7-month-old orange tabby cat who went missing around 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 29, from the corner of Tod Street and Stuart Place. Sunny was wearing a light blue breakaway collar with his name and address on an identification tag when he went missing. If you see […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: True Food Kitchen

December 11, 2014 1:48 PM0 comments

True Food Kitchen looks like how I’d imagine the cafeteria at Crate & Barrel headquarters would look like. It’s one big, airy space filled with clean lines, bright green booths alongside yellow chairs and reclaimed wood tables adorned with potted plants. One wall is covered in birch trees and another […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: NatsFest

December 10, 2014 11:09 PM0 comments

There’s still a couple of months to go before pitchers and catchers report to spring training. So in order to fill that baseball void, the Nationals are giving fans an offseason day of fun. This Saturday, NatsFest gives fans access to more than 20 Nats players with Q&A sessions, interviews, […]

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Press Pass: Melissa Aldana

9:30 PM0 comments

UPDATE: This report has been updated to retract part of the final quote of the article. Jazz tenor saxophonist Melissa Aldana spoke to the News-Press fresh off of playing a weekend of dates at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in New York in place of legendary saxophonist Lou Donaldson, who was absent for […]

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Cappies Review: Phantom of the Opera at George Mason High School

December 9, 2014 1:27 PM0 comments

By Eva Petersen Special to the News-Press The lights came up, the dramatic overture began, and the infamous chandelier slowly rose to the ceiling. Hearts couldn’t help but beat a little faster. So began George Mason High School’s romantic and intriguing performance of The Phantom of the Opera. The show […]

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Critter Corner: Paxton

December 8, 2014 9:30 AM0 comments

This is Paxton, our 17-pound tabby, adopted from the Feline Foundation with his sister, Callie, as a kitten, 10 years ago. He’s found himself a nice, cozy resting place.

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