“We’re rolling out the blue carpet — or the blues carpet,” said Nikki Graves Henderson, Acting Director of the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation, of the upcoming Tinner Hill Heritage and Blues Festival, a tribute to the late Piedmont Blues legend John Jackson. The Tinner Hill 15th Annual Blues Festival will […]
Last Week’s Storm Worst Since Isabel in F.C. Last week’s violent storm that lashed through Northern Virginia, and resulted in a National Weather Service report of a tornado touching down in the City of Falls Church, was rated the worst to hit the area since the remnants of Hurricane Isabel […]
A member of the Falls Church City Council was shaking his head this week, downright puzzled at why the voter turnout for the Falls Church municipal election last month was so low.
The Washington and Old Dominion (W&OD) Trail will soon be safer thanks to a local filmmaker. The Northern Virginia Regional Park Foundation recently announced a $40,000 donation by Falls Church resident Tom Shadyac for continued safety upgrades to the trail that runs through the heart of the City of Falls […]
More than 20 local businesses are participating in the John Jackson Blues Festival being hosted by the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation and the City of Falls Church Friday, June 13 through Sunday, June 15 at various locations around Falls Church. The community-wide event is also receiving support from a number […]
Art-omatic (The Final Week) Closes June 15. Exhibition located at 1200 First St. NE, D.C., on the corner of First & M Streets NE. Nearest Metro station: New York Avenue on the Red Line. Hours: Wed. – Thu.: 5 – 10 p.m.; Fri. – Sat.: Noon – 2 a.m.; Sun.: […]
Well, it’s over! The Democratic nomination battle, that is. It was a hard fought race, and as it progressed it developed some corrosive animosities between hard core Obama and Clinton fans.
Affordable Housing is an issue of great importance in this high-priced region where not even our teachers and police personnel can afford to live in the communities they serve. It is a multifaceted issue that requires our best, most strenuous efforts to make a dent in the problem. Government, the […]
Metro is one of the lynch pins that binds our region together. The federal government’s involvement in our regional transportation infrastructure dates back to World War II, when the Roosevelt administration built the region’s parkways to facilitate transport between downtown D.C. and key military and intelligence installations. President Eisenhower later […]
The alcoholic beverage field is a multi-billion-dollar playground where financial giants vie for control and international market share and entrepreneurs keep working in cellars, garages and the occasional squeaky-clean laboratory to come up with new products.