Articles by: Drew Costley

Best of Falls Church 2016 Editors’ Picks: BEST Park That’s Not on Park Avenue

August 25, 2016 7:59 AM0 comments

WEST END PARK Cherry Hill Park, home to several important City functions throughout the year and the historic Cherry Hill Farmhouse, doesn’t have much competition in terms of what is the best park in the City. So, we eliminated it from contention. Now, out of the 11 parks that are […]

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Best of Falls Church 2016 Editors’ Picks: BEST Vegan Spot to Take Your Meat-Eating Friend

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LOVING HUT Loving Hut is one of the largest vegan restaurants in the world, with locations on every continent except for Antarctica, though I’m not sure how they would pull that one off. The restaurant chain offers its vegan eats all over the United States, too, with locations on the […]

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Best of Falls Church 2016 Editors’ Picks: HIPPEST Block in The Little City

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MUSIC ROW When the Seven Stars convenience store at 105 Park Avenue closed in November 2015, there was a lot of contention between the property owner, Jeff Jeffrey, and his tenants, the Tao family. The Tao family said that they were under “constant harassment” from Jeffrey and Jeffrey said that […]

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Press Pass: Skye & Ross

August 24, 2016 6:12 PM0 comments

When Skye Edwards and Ross Godfrey, two-thirds of the UK trip-hop group Morcheeba, reunited to create a new group called Skye & Ross, it wasn’t just the duo that came together for their self-titled debut album. They brought their families into the mix. According to Ross Godfrey, he and his […]

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Press Pass: David Crosby

August 19, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Legendary guitarist and singer-songwriter David Crosby, who just turned 75 on Sunday, Aug. 14 said that the last two years have been the longest and most dense writing period he has ever had. He is getting ready to release a solo album, Lighthouse, which was produced by Michael League of […]

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Man Fatally Shot at Inova Fairfax Hospital by Fairfax Co. Sheriff’s Office Deputy

August 16, 2016 1:01 PM0 comments

A 29-year-old Hispanic man who had just been released from Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church was fatally shot by a deputy with the Fairfax County’s Sheriff’s Office in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Aug. 16, according to multiple sources with the Fairfax County Police Department. The identity of […]

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Gaijin Ramen Shop Could Become an Arlington Mainstay

August 12, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Although there are several restaurants in Arlington that offer the Japanese noodle soup dish ramen, there are only three spots that are dedicated to only offering ramen as the main course. There are two on the south side of Arlington, Boru Ramen and Paper Horse, both of which opened this […]

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Press Pass: X

August 11, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

X, one of the only punk bands from the nascent period of the musical genre that’s still together, has almost been together for 40 years. Exene Cervenka, the group’s vocalist, said the reason the band has been able to stay together for so long is that they are still alive. […]

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Press Pass: War

August 4, 2016 9:45 AM0 comments

Singer-songwriter Lonnie Jordan, the only founding member of the group War who is still performing under the band’s name, said that he owes the band’s longevity to what he calls the “Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fans.” “The fans put me here and they can take me out,” he said. […]

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Fairfax Co. School Board Approves Stuart HS Renaming Working Group

July 29, 2016 1:56 PM0 comments

The Fairfax County School Board voted by a 10-2 margin in favor of creating a working group that consider renaming J.E.B. Stuart High School at the board’s regular meeting on Thursday, July 28.

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