Elizabeth Truman Wright (known locally as “Betty”), 94, died on May 15, 2008. She moved to Rehoboth Beach in 1975 from Falls Church, Virginia, after her retirement as an Associate Professor of English at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
Falls Church’s Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation folk have the right idea. They’ve decided to morph their annual festival into a weekend-long blues fete, not only to celebrate Afro-American culture and heritage, but to contribute to the economic vitality of Falls Church by drawing crowds from throughout the region.
Red, White and Bleu Wine and Gourmet Shop will hold its grand opening on Thursday, May 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. Complete with a wine tasting room, the new store will initially offer 400 – 500 wines along with gourmet cheeses, olives, olive oils, crackers, and other wine related […]
More than 200 whiskies were considered for this year’s edition of the World Whiskies Awards, sponsored by Whisky Magazine, the U.K. publication that sets the pace for the international whisky coverage.
Northern Virginia lost what could be a critical seat on the important House Finance Committee a few days ago.
News like that about Sen. Ted Kennedy last week comes like a kick in the solar plexus. It stops everything dead in its tracks. All the jockeying, all the bickering of political and personal lives is put on hold and a deep collective sob is heard issued forth from every […]
My Memorial Day weekend began with my six-year-old grandson proclaiming emphatically that “Wolling Thunder” had kept him awake all night. He lives in South Arlington between Glebe Road and Walter Reed Drive, major incoming routes for the tens of thousands of bikers coming in for the Rolling Thunder extravaganza on […]
The housing and credit crisis has left no community untouched. Odds are someone in your neighborhood has already fallen behind on their mortgage payments. For those whose mortgages have not stretched their budgets past the point of breaking, it’s tempting to rest in the belief that your neighbor’s struggles are […]
The squeeze play has been around poker for a long time but I’ve seen many more players using it in recent years. What is the squeeze play? Well, it goes something like this.
News-Press classified ads for May 22 – 28, 2008.