‘Scenes in the City’ Awarded Prizes in Plein Air Contest

June 23, 2014 2:52 PM1 comment

Falls Church Arts opened the fifth annual Falls Church Plein Air Festival in late April, inviting artists to paint en plein air and enter their works for a competition that was held last Saturday at ArtSpace Falls Church. Artists from across the region visited Falls Church to paint this year’s […]

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Washington Blvd. Garden Earns Rock Spring Club Honor

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A secret garden of waterfalls, flowers, and vegetables hidden behind a slope of tidy shrubs, just over the Falls Church border into Arlington, won the 2014 Arlington Garden of the Year contest sponsored by the Rock Spring Garden Club. Mary and Steve Jennings’ garden at 6033 Washington Blvd., a certified […]

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Choralis Choral Excellence ‘Ovation’ Awards Announced

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The Falls Church-based Choralis Foundation earlier this month presented its 2014 Greater Washington D.C. Area Choral Excellence Ovation Awards to outstanding individuals and organizations from the local choral music community. On June 4, Choralis honored Pamela Lassell, an orchestra contractor, with the Ovation Award for Outstanding Contributions to Choral Music. […]

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F.C. High Students Take Athletic Talents to College

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Three students from Falls Church High School were celebrated this month for signing to play their sports at the college level. Alicia Carlin will swim at St. Leo’s University in Florida, Taylor Thomas will wrestle at the Virginia Military Institute, and Dieon Dupont will play football at Shenandoah University. Carlin, […]

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MEH Students Walk to Cure Diabetes

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Eva Whitaker and 26 of her family and friends walked at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk to Cure Diabetes on the National Mall on June 1. Eva and her friends and family have been walking in the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes for five years, since Eva was diagnosed […]

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Volunteers Needed for ‘Restaurant Impossible’ Taping in Eden Center

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The Food Network show “Restaurant Impossible” will be taping in Falls Church this week and seeks volunteers for an episode of the show taking place at Spicy Bar & Grill in the Eden Center. “Restaurant Impossible,” hosted by Chef Robert Irvine, transforms struggling restaurants in just two days with only […]

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City of F.C. to Celebrate July 4th at Mason High

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A free Independence Day celebration will again be held in the City of Falls Church on Friday, July 4, at George Mason High School, 7124 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Seating is available at Moore Cadillac Stadium and the Northern Virginia Graduate Center Parking Lot. Music performed by The Original Moonlights will […]

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Bastille Chef to Present Recipe at F.C. Farmers’ Market

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The next installment of the Falls Church Farmers’ Market Chef Demonstration Series will see Christophe Poteaux, executive chef and co-owner of Bastille, preparing a chilled zucchini Greek yogurt soup utilizing zucchinis, herbs, and yogurt from the market this Saturday, June 28. As with all demonstrations, recipes and tastings will be […]

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Critter Corner: Pablo

June 20, 2014 2:17 PM0 comments

Pablo is a 5-year-old dog who lives in Falls Church. He loves long walks, barking at squirrels, and letting his owners’ daughter Emma use him as her personal jungle gym. His family loves him very much, and say they are very fortunate to have him be part of their family.

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F.C. Students Earn Spring 2014 Degrees

June 19, 2014 2:05 PM0 comments

Several students from Falls Church received degrees this semester from colleges and universities across the United States. Pamela Andrews graduated with a Master of Business Administration degree with a major in health care management from The University of Scranton. Leonard Gjino graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial […]

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