Police Seek Suspects in Apparent Murder Outside of Falls Church-area Hookah Bar

December 13, 2014 2:55 PM0 comments

Darnell Rashard Ford, 20, of Capital Heights, Md. was apparently shot to death last night during a night of celebrations at Safari Shisha Lounge in Bailey’s Crossroads, Fairfax County police reported this afternoon. Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect or suspects responsible for the apparent homicide, […]

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Native Foods Cafe Brings Vegan Fast-Casual Dining to Falls Church

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UPDATE: This report has been updated to include the address of the Falls Church location of Native Foods Cafe. Native Foods Cafe is continued its entree into the Washington-metropolitan on Friday when it kicked off a weekend of soft openings at the Falls Church location of its vegan fast-casual eatery. The […]

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F.C. Chamber Elects New Board Members

December 10, 2014 11:02 PM0 comments

At its monthly meeting this Tuesday, the board of directors of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce elected six new members to its board and re-elected seven others. New to the board are Tom Gittins (Art and Frame of Falls Church), Elizabeth Sedova (Burke and Herbert bank), Pragun Rana (Argia’s […]

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14-Year-Old Receives Probation in Cherry Hill Assault Case

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Felony charges were dismissed Tuesday in the case of the 14-year-old boy who was accused of sexually assaulting an eight-year-old girl at Cherry Hill Park in late August. The case, which was largely perfunctory because of deal struck prior to the trial, was tried in Falls Church City’s Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court.

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F.C. School Board Tells Dr. Jones To Ignore Council’s Austerity Call

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At its work session to provide budget guidance to Falls Church School Superintendent Dr. Toni Jones, the School Board dismissed the express desire of the City Council to contain growth in its annual budget to 1.5 or 2.5 percent.

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Historic First Meet Brings F.C, Arlington Lawmakers Together

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In an historic first, the governing bodies of the City of Falls Church and its much larger Arlington County neighbor met in the same space at Arlington City Hall Monday with the two bodies sharing their respective plans for the development of the area of Route 29 where they both meet.

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New Art Gallery Opens on Broad Street

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L-Say Designs has opened in space shared by Lederer’s Sound Service at 907 W. Broad Street. Owned and operated by Lindsay Wagner, the art gallery and gift shop offers abstract canvas paintings by Wagner as well as jewelry, scarves, and other gift items handcrafted by her mother, grandparents, husband, and […]

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10 Tips for an Extra Christmas-y House This Holiday Season

December 11, 2014 12:29 PM0 comments

Jack Lanouette and his mother, Libby Emge, of 510 East Broad Street, have some outdoor Christmas decorating advice. “I don’t have Martha Stewart tips,” Jack said. But who needs Martha when Falls Church has Jack? Supplies are available at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, Michaels, Home Depot and Lowe’s. 1) […]

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It Takes an Artist to Make a Christmas Village

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Falls Church residents know the house with the biggest Christmas display around: the one at 510 East Broad Street, right across the street from Dulin United Methodist Church.

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New Dimensions’ New Program ‘Gives Back’ to Community

December 10, 2014 9:32 PM0 comments

By Liz Lizama Since its humble beginnings in 1988, Northern Virginia real estate developer New Dimensions Inc. has sought to fill a void in the community. Founded upon the need for an affordable custom builder, the company aims to provide a custom home solution to clients who otherwise couldn’t affford […]

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