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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Press Pass: Zoe Muth

May 14, 2014 5:07 PM2 comments

Seattle’s Emmylou. It’s the name singer-songwriter Zoe Muth earned playing bars in the Emerald City where an Americana scene thrived. The first part of the moniker boasts some hometown pride; the second likens her brand of classic country to songstress Emmylou Harris. But the past year has brought change on […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Mosaic Central Farm Market

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Falls Church has an amazing farmer’s market. One of the best in the whole D.C. area.

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Restaurant Spotlight: 100 Montaditos

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Like variety? At a new eatery in Rosslyn, you have your pick of 100 unique sandwiches, priced and sized so that you can try many different selections when enjoying a meal here. It’s right in the name: 100 Montaditos. The Arlington outpost, which opened at the end of March, is […]

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