Press Pass: Johnnyswim

April 16, 2014 1:10 PM0 comments

Abner Ramirez says the duo Johnnyswim formed because he and Amanda Sudano-Ramirez wanted to be alone together. His wife laughs, then Abner starts to joke about playing the long con, of “talking this chick into marrying me.” They’re in the car, traveling in the midst of a packed April schedule […]

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Big Day Goes Awry in Farce ‘Perfect Wedding,’ Put On by McLean Players

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Any bride- or groom-to-be wants a wedding day that’s perfect. In the slapstick romantic comedy “Perfect Wedding,” which the McLean Community Players will open next week in its Washington, D.C.-area premiere, a wedding day gets off to a rather rocky start. Bill, the groom, wakes up in his honeymoon suite […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Spy Training at Mount Vernon

April 9, 2014 6:16 PM0 comments

Want to learn how to become a spy? Ok, how about a spy in the 18th century? If you’re down for Revolutionary War-era espionage, then you’re in luck.

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Restaurant Spotlight: Brunch at Mad Fox Brewing Company

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For the month of April, the Restaurant Spotlight will be focusing on brunch at restaurants in the City of Falls Church. This week, we explore Mad Fox Brewing Company’s Sunday brunch. Stop by Mad Fox early on a Sunday and you could order some customer favorites from the menu – […]

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Press Pass: Melodime

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The rock band Melodime was already recording tracks by the time they’d entered the final stretch of their album fundraising campaign. With about a week left in their pledge drive to fund a new record, they were only half way to their $30,000 fundraising goal. And this was an all-or-nothing […]

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Pro Team DC Breeze to Kick Off Ultimate Frisbee Season at George Mason High

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Baseball. Basketball. Football. Soccer. The top professional sports with huge fan followings are focused on a ball. The way it’s batted and dribbled, thrown and caught, kicked into goals or lobbed into nets is the stuff of bated-breath anticipation, merriment or mourning, and fan frenzy. But fans of Ultimate are […]

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Press Pass: The Dreamscapes Project

April 2, 2014 4:44 PM0 comments

After 17 years, The Dreamscapes Project is saying goodbye. It was only a few years ago that the local rock band had earned back-to-back honors for favorite musical act in Northern Virginia Magazine’s “Best of NoVA.” But things change. Priorities shift. Young performers grow up and start families. It gets […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Brunch at Pizzeria Orso

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For the month of April, the Restaurant Spotlight will be focusing on brunch at restaurants in the City of Falls Church. This week, we explore Pizzeria Orso’s Sunday brunch. Pizzeria Orso has been serving up its signature Neapolitan-style pizzas and small plates for a few years now, but brunch at […]

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F.C.-Episcopal Launches Concert Series After Reclaiming Historic Church Home

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By David Thompson It has been a long road for The Falls Church-Episcopal in its struggle to regain control of its historic church home. The seven-year battle between church defectors who held onto the property and “continuing Episcopalians” over use of the centuries-old site ended last month with a decisive […]

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Fit in Falls Church: Cutting Back on the Sweet Stuff

April 1, 2014 10:58 AM0 comments

By Gretchen Powell Being back on the weight-loss wagon is never without its difficulties, no matter what diet you’re adhering to or regimen you’re following. After regaining an unfortunate percentage of the weight I originally lost, I’ve spent the past few months adjusting my lifestyle and taking control back over […]

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