Happy Tart owner and operator Emma Cech, who has a degree in food science, wanted to close down the shop in Alexandria’s Del Ray neighborhood to focus on the research and product development on running a shipping business.
Author: Orrin Konheim
The play, about a professor named John (Christopher Crockett) on the verge of tenure and a student named Carol (Amanda Ranowsky) who accuses him of sexual harassment, is something that the Providence Players board felt the production would be better in a more intimate environment.
The Northern Virginia market and, particularly, Falls Church, continue to remain among the stablest and most healthy markets in the region heading into 2019. The 2018 data released by the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors shows that the area continues to be a sellers’ market with a tightening up of […]
For its holiday-themed play of the season, the Providence Players of Fairfax chose an extremely ambitious adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” by Rob Zapple that’s set in Missouri during the Great Depression. The classic Dickens iteration follows a miserly businessman in 18th-Century London, Ebenezer Scrooge (played here by […]
Two blocks southwest of Broad Street in Falls Church, youth groups of all ages can find themselves transported back in time to the scout house. The rustic log cabin was built in 1939 which means that the Scout House will mark its 80th Anniversary next year. The cabin’s construction was […]
As someone who has spent a storied journalism career capturing other people’s stories, John Walcott never envisioned himself being the center of attention. For this reason, it was pretty surprising when he got a call a couple years ago about a movie in development that was partially based on his […]
Filmmaker Anne Welles traces the moment she fell out of love with show business to a botched middle school audition. She thanks the film “Jerry Maguire” for restoring her faith in what is now her life’s work. The George Mason High School class of ’83 alumnus tried out for a […]
Providence Players of Fairfax opens their 2018-2019 season continuing a tradition of eclectic programming capable of showcasing acting talent with “Lovers and Executioners.” The tragi-comedy by John Strand made its debut 20 years ago in 1998 at Washington D.C.’s arena stage and has gained national acclaim since. Adapted from a […]
At the intersection of Seven Corners lies a restaurant where an intersection of a different sort has been occurring this summer between two passionate customer bases. Khalid Mekki moved his restaurant, Bawadi Mediterranean Grill and Sweets Cafe, from its Bailey’s Crossroads location to Seven Corners on July 21. He took […]
John Marshall knew his mother biked unimaginable distances before he was born, but when he decided to join her annual 192-mile cycling challenge, he didn’t anticipate it being so intense or exhausting. “So you wake up at ridiculous times in the morning and there are hundreds of bikers you see […]