Jody’s Jam of the Week: Drink the District Wine Edition

June 4, 2014 7:14 PM0 comments

While some may enjoy wine while fine dining or perhaps with a plate of stinky cheese, I like it in the street and surrounded by food trucks.

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Restaurant Spotlight: Republic Kitchen and Bar

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Republic Kitchen and Bar opened this March in Arlington’s Ballston neighborhood, serving up a menu of down-home eats such as chicken and waffles and homemade key lime pie. It’s certainly inspired by “comfort food,” but don’t expect traditional pot roasts served at the family table here. Republic takes the concept […]

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Press Pass: Derek Evry

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He’s performing a show at Iota Club and Café on June 21 to celebrate the release of his new EP. Just days ago, he returned from a spring tour opening and playing bass for the Americana band Miss Shevaughn and Yuma Wray. He’s been making music for 19 years. But […]

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Fit in Falls Church: Falling in Love with the Summer Salad

June 3, 2014 10:15 AM0 comments

By Gretchen Powell If the steady stream of sunny days we’ve been having lately are any indication, summer is most definitely here to stay. While that leaves lots of time for fun summertime activities, it also means that the heat and humidity levels are only bound to rise as each […]

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Prov Players Promise Laughs With Simon Farce ‘Rumors’

May 28, 2014 5:52 PM0 comments

When she saw an open audition for “Rumors” back in 1995, Liz Mykietyn hadn’t even heard of the play. But the lifelong actress – she landed her first role at 6 months old – auditioned for a production, got a role, and fell in love with the show. It was […]

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Press Pass: Charles Parker Band

May 22, 2014 10:37 AM0 comments

He’s got a Jimmy Buffett tribute band and a Beach Boys tribute band. He rocks out to new wave and metal with That 80’s Band. With Cold Gin and Beatlemania Returns, he offers a musical experience of the music of Kiss and the Beatles – and in full costume. When […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: City of Falls Church Memorial Day Parade & Festival

May 21, 2014 5:30 PM0 comments

The Memorial Day Parade and Festival, Falls Church’s biggest event of the year, is Monday and we’ve got a rundown of the day’s activities in our program inside this week’s edition.

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Restaurant Spotlight: Urban Pantry

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The Little City Gourmet sign may remain, but the little café on N. Westmoreland Street has changed. Earlier this year, the business changed hands and was renamed Urban Pantry, still maintaining its affiliation with Northwest Fresh Catering. The menu has changed, but the concept has stayed the same: This is […]

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Sub Zero Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Coming to Falls Church in July

May 20, 2014 4:47 PM0 comments

Come July, another player will join Falls Church’s frozen dessert game when Sub Zero Ice Cream and Yogurt opens on South Washington Street in The Little City. The new store will be located next to Smashburger in the recently-renovated Washington Commons shopping center.

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La Caraqueña Celebrating 7 Years in Falls Church with Dining Room Renovation

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La Caraqueña, the popular Latin American restaurant attached to the Stratford Motor Lodge, will be closed the beginning of next week while its dining room gets an overhaul.

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