New Art Gallery Opens on Broad Street

December 10, 2014 10:40 PM0 comments

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

12:25 PM1 comment

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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F.C. School Board Advises Jones To Ignore Council Austerity Wishes

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At its work session to provide 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, and instead urged her to, in the words of chair Susan Kearney, “bring us what you think is required to run the kind of school system we need.”

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Falls Church Trees Will Light Up This Week on Broad Street

December 9, 2014 6:34 PM3 comments

Trees of Falls Church will be aglow this week when branches on West Broad Street will be adorned with holiday lights as part of the City’s pilot tree-lighting program. Later this week, 30 trees in the 100 and 200 blocks of W. Broad St. will be decorated with low-energy white […]

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Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Opening Of Good Fortune Supermarket

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Falls Church Mayor David Tarter led the ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of a huge 44,000 square foot supermarket, Good Fortune, at Eden Center in the City of Falls Church Tuesday morning.

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Historic First Joint Meeting Brings F.C. Council & Arlington Board Together

December 8, 2014 9:09 PM0 comments

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 tonight with the two bodies sharing their respective plans for the development of the Route 29 areas on either side of the border between the two jurisdictions.

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Virginia AG ‘Troubled’ by Rolling Stone Recant

December 6, 2014 1:49 PM1 comment

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring issued a statement late yesterday sharply critical of the move by Rolling Stone magazine for “publicly walking away from its central storyline in its bombshell report on the University of Virginia.” He stressed that “we must not let that undermine our support for survivors of […]

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Rolling Stone Magazine Issues Apology for UVA Rape Account

December 5, 2014 3:51 PM3 comments

Today, Will Dana, managing editor of Rolling Stone magazine, issued a statement of “regret” and “apology” for gang-rape allegations described in its article published in its Dec. 4 edition entitled, “A Rape on Campus,” about the University of Virginia. Given the considerable coverage and comment concerning the allegations in the […]

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