More News

Developers Keenly Interested in F.C.’s 34.6-Acre School & Commercial Site

August 26, 2015 7:12 PM2 comments

An informational meeting for anyone considering responding to the “request for proposal” from the City of Falls Church to develop the 34.6 acres recently ceded to the City as part of the deal to sell the City’s water system to Fairfax County was held at the George Mason High School cafeteria Tuesday morning, and it was a proverbial “standing room only” crowd.

Read more ›

New F.C. Teachers Get Oriented, A Bus Tour of the City & Lunch

7:06 PM3 comments

With the start of the new school year looming, new Falls Church City Public School teachers went to class at George Mason High School on Monday, where they attended an orientation, then climbed aboard a new air-conditioned school bus for a citywide tour to learn a little something about The Little City and its schools.

Read more ›

Editorial: Big Days in The Little City

6:54 PM10 comments

These are big and exciting days for the Little City. After so many years of being thoroughly overlooked by the wider D.C. Metro development community, the City of Falls Church is now being courted from virtually every quarter, and the biggest plus of it all is that we, the citizens […]

Read more ›

Quicksilver Opens in Graham Park Plaza

6:52 PM0 comments

Quicksilver has opened a factory store in Graham Park Plaza (formerly known as Loehman’s Plaza) at 7285 Leesburg Pike in Falls Church. Founded in 1969 and known for boardshorts and clothing for mountain and ocean lovers, Quicksilver is a premium youth lifestyle and culture clothing brand. The Falls Church Factory […]

Read more ›

EagleBank Sponsoring Dyslexia 5K Run

6:52 PM0 comments

EagleBank is sponsoring Decoding Dyslexia Virginia’s 5K Run for Dyslexia on October 11 at Burke Lake Park in Fairfax Station. Decoding Dyslexia is a grassroots movement focused on linking families to resources, support, and educational interventions and raising awareness of dyslexia. The event, being held during Dyslexia Awareness month, will […]

Read more ›

F.C. Chamber Orientation Set for Tuesday

6:51 PM0 comments

The Falls Church Chamber of Commerce is hosting a chamber orientation meeting on Tuesday, September 1 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. for businesses interested in learning more about the networking and promotional benefits of Chamber membership. The event will take place at Art and Frame of Falls Church, 205 W. […]

Read more ›

The Trump Monster From the GOP’s Id

4:25 PM0 comments

Who remembers the 1956 science fiction classic, Academy Award-nominated film, “Forbidden Planet,” featuring the likes of Walter Pidgeon and Robby the Robot? To the sci-fi aficionado, it was in a league of its own and according to Gene Roddenberry an inspiration for the “Star Trek” franchise. Do you remember the […]

Read more ›

Our Man in Arlington

12:11 PM0 comments

Arlington’s green park enthusiasts are hopping mad. At the county fair this month, I chatted with an activist at the booth shared by two grassroots groups, the older Friends of Arlington Parks and the newer, recently vocal Arlington Parks Coalition. This lady exuded exasperation. Yes, she’s aware of the community’s […]

Read more ›

Peggy Hubbard’s Viral Video Rant on Race

12:04 PM0 comments

The death of a 9-year-old girl who was shot and killed in Ferguson, Missouri, while she sat in bed doing her homework prompted a spontaneous online video rant by Peggy Hubbard. In her viral video, she slammed the Black Lives Matter movement for what she said was defending thugs and […]

Read more ›

Sen. Kaine Issues Statement on Moneta Shooting

10:23 AM0 comments

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement this morning on the lethal attack in Moneta, Virginia: “There are no words to express how heartbroken I am by the senseless tragedy in Moneta this morning. My deepest sympathies go out to the loved ones of Alison Parker and Adam Ward, […]

Read more ›
Facebook Iconfacebook like buttonTwitter Icontwitter follow buttonGoogle+Google+