Metro Proposal Limits Orange, Silver Line Trips

July 8, 2015 7:30 PM0 comments

Metro officials have drafted a “rail service optimization” plan that was presented to its Riders’ Advisory Council last week proposing a more reliable spacing of stops along the system’s lines to make them overall more efficient and to reduce the number of cars during peak hours in some areas, and […]

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DMV on Wheels Returns to Falls Church Friday

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Virginia’s Department of Motor Vehicles mobile customer service center, DMV 2 Go, returns to the City of Falls Church at City Hall, 300 Park Avenue,  this Friday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. With no appointments necessary, the full-service office provides all DMV transactions for Virginia residents including applying for […]

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Town Hall Meeting Saturday Precedes City Issuing ‘RFP’ for Annexed Land

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A 20-page “request for proposal” document that is scheduled for a final fine tuning and release to prospective developers of the City of Falls Church’s newly-annexed near 40 acre site that currently houses its high and middle schools will be the subject of a town hall meeting this Saturday, July 11, from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at the Council chambers of the Falls Church City Hall, 300 Park Avenue.

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Here’s New Things Virginians Can & Can’t Do As of July 1

7:19 PM1 comment

You may not have noticed it yet, dear reader, but on July 1 of this year your life probably changed, at least a little, as new laws went into effect across Virginia. Not all of us may notice the change right away, but for others, the changes are more impactful.

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McLean’s Glick Headed to Pokemon World Championship

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by Karim Doumar Wolfe Glick, 19, of McLean placed in the top eight at the annual Pokémon National Championships in Indianapolis over the weekend, winning him a spot at – and a free trip to – the World Championships in Boston at the end of summer. Glick competes in the […]

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FOOD NEWS: Mad Fox Turns 5, Mom & Pop Comes to Mosaic & Liberty Tavern Owners Get F.C. OK

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    Mad Fox Celebrates 5th Year With Beer Tappings & Pig Roast Falls Church’s Mad Fox Brewing Company, debuting in the Little City in July of 2010, celebrates turning the big number five this Saturday with an all-day party full of music, food and, of course, beer. The anniversary […]

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Former F.C. Councilman John Cameron Dies in North Carolina at Age 74

July 7, 2015 4:40 PM0 comments

W. John Cameron, a member of the Falls Church City Council and Planning Commission in the early 1980s, died this past May 17, according to an obituary published in a Greensboro, North Carolina, newspaper.

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Park Avenue Site OKd for Downtown F.C. Restaurant

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The Falls Church Planning Commission gave its blessing Monday to the establishment of a new downtown Falls Church restaurant from the owners of Arlington’s Lyon Hall and The Liberty Tavern.

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PHOTOS: F.C. Celebrates Independence Day Again with Readings, Fireworks

July 6, 2015 12:40 PM1 comment

The City of Falls Church celebrated Independence Day on Saturday by carrying two City traditions – the Independence Day readings sponsored by the Village Preservation and Improvement Society and the July 4th Celebration at George Mason High School, which was sponsored by the City.

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Plans for Huge Broad-Washington Project Submitted to F.C. City Hall

July 2, 2015 1:18 PM1 comment

Described as “a residential and commercial anchor for the City’s Arts and Cultural District,” the Todd Hitt company of Kiddar Metz, recent purchasers of three acres at the northeast corner of Falls Church’s downtown crossroads, the intersection of Washington (Rt. 29) and Broad (Rt. 7), announced it has filed an application with the City of Falls Church for the redevelopment of that property.

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