Articles by: Drew Costley

Press Pass: Peter Wolf

May 23, 2016 10:30 AM0 comments

Rhythm and blues, soul and rock and roll musician Peter Wolf has been delivering us his cure for loneliness, music, since the late 1960s when he started djing on Boston’s WBCN radio station. Now, at the age of 70, he brings us his thesis on music’s therapeutic power, A Cure […]

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Press Pass: Handsome Ghost

May 13, 2016 12:00 PM0 comments

Handsome Ghost, a musical project started by Tim Noyes, recently released the single “Graduate” from the band’s upcoming LP, which Noyes hopes to release on Photo Finish Records this fall. Handsome Ghost released an EP last year, but Noyes said that the LP would have all new songs. “It’s all […]

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City of F.C. Plans to Launch Bike Sharing Program in 2017

10:20 AM0 comments

Capital Bikeshare stations could come to the City of Falls Church in late spring/early summer of 2017 with City employees and officials planning an installation of up to 16 stations throughout bike corridors in the City. In November 2015, the City of Falls Church City Council authorized city manager Wyatt […]

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F.C. Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

May 12, 2016 2:03 PM0 comments

A man suspected of robbing Falls Church’s Wells Fargo bank this week, along with two other banks in the Alexandria, has been arrested.

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Press Pass: X Ambassadors

May 9, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

X Ambassadors have been on fire since March 2015 when they released the single “Renegades” off of their first full-length album VHS, which was released on Interscope Records in June 2015. The song, which has been featured in a Jeep Renegade commercial, is certified platinum, reached 17 on the Billboard […]

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F.C.’s Ted White Reflects on Comics, Sci-Fi and the Little City

May 6, 2016 2:00 PM0 comments

Falls Church native Ted White was born in 1938, the same year that what’s called The Golden Age of Comic Books began. He said that when he was a child he and his friends used to pass around comic books of the day, sometimes to the point where they would […]

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McAuliffe’s Lift of Voting Ban Allows My Dad to Vote

May 5, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

I opened up my phone on Monday, April 25 and checked Facebook. It was a normal tick that I have, that many people in my generation have, of checking a favorite mobile application when nothing else is going on. But one of the first headlines I saw on my newsfeed […]

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Lucky Thai Creates Asian Food Corridor On West Broad

April 29, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

When Lucky Thai opened up at 240 W. Broad Street about a month ago it added a third option for Asian cuisine in downtown Falls Church. Maneki Neko, a Japanese spot, and Pho 88, a Vietnamese eatery, have already been around for a while. The owners of the restaurant, the […]

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Faces of Falls Church: April 28 – May 4, 2016

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“I can feel it in my body, but I’m trying to stay young,” says DJ, 29, a Falls Church resident, born and raised, on turning 30 in June. He is expecting his fourth child with his wife, Breanna.

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Press Pass: Jamie Kilstein and The Agenda

April 28, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Jamie Kilstein and The Agenda have bold, overtly political messages in their music and they’re bringing those messages to the masses starting this week with a tour of the United States. And the band, which only started in 2015, is coming to Washington, D.C. and Arlington for back-to-back shows on […]

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