Jody’s Jam of the Week: Capitol City Brewing Company SpringFest

April 23, 2014 5:36 PM0 comments

Even though it hasn’t felt like it, spring has been here for a while now and this Saturday Capitol City Brewing Company will celebrate that fact with their first annual SpringFest in Shirlington.

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Restaurant Spotlight: Brunch at Ireland’s Four Provinces

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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 the Ireland’s Four Provinces weekend brunches. Ireland’s Four Provinces is a repeat Best Brunch winner in the News-Press Best of Falls Church contest. The big draw? […]

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Press Pass: Kris Delmhorst

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Big changes make you take stock, singer-songwriter Kris Delmhorst says. Shifting from one phase of life to the next comes with some big-picture clarity. For Delmhorst it was parenthood that changed her perspective. The songs on Blood Test, due out next month, converge on that elevated form of appraisal. “There’s […]

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Local High School Drama Groups to Present Spring Musicals & Plays

April 22, 2014 3:56 PM0 comments

By David Thompson The talents of local high school students will take center stage in the coming weeks as area high school theater programs stage their spring performances. McLean High School will open the musical “Catch Me If You Can” on Thursday, and next week George C. Marshall High School […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Cherry Hill Park Easter Egg Hunt

April 16, 2014 8:36 PM0 comments

One of Falls Church City’s best traditions, the Cherry Hill Park Easter Egg Hunt, is this Saturday and the weather forecast for the day is spectacular.

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Easter Eating Around The Little City

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This Sunday, Easter eating will be the top ticket around town with a selection of dining options in and around the Little City.

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Restaurant Spotlight: Brunch at Dogwood Tavern

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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 Dogwood Tavern’s Saturday brunch. Diners at Dogwood Tavern who visit early on Saturdays and Sundays could order from the restaurant’s full lunch menu, but they’d […]

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Press Pass: Johnnyswim

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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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