Falls Church’s native son Bob Burnett will be premiering his short film, “Edward Hopper and the Marshall House” at the 4th Annual Northern Virginia International Film Festival this Monday, April 2 at the Angelika Film Center and Café at Mosaic District.
Author: Orrin Konheim
A crowd of 1300 attended a town hall meeting with U.S. Representatives Don Beyer (D-VA) and Ted Deutch (D-FL) in addition to featured speaker Fred Guttenberg at T.C. Williams High School on March 7. Guttenberg lost his daughter Jaime in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in […]
The Northside Social on Park and North Maple Avenues will be opening by mid-April at the latest according to the upcoming café’s co-owner Stephen Fedorchak. Along with chef Matt Hill and business partners Brian Normille and brother Mark Fedorchak, the restaurant group also owns the new Liberty Barbecue in Falls […]
Standing around an elongated table, seven middle school students and their faculty advisor Jim Bradford eagerly uncover a stack of Rubik’s Cubes and get to solving. The students work the cubes seemingly faster than the speed of thought, shout across the table and pass the cubes around. A little over […]
Affecting everything from the fulfillment of national infrastructure projects to the industry’s ability to stock residential developments with capable workers in metropolitan suburbs, including the City of Falls Church, multiple reports from the development sector have shown a shortage of skilled labor in the area. Associated General Contractors of America […]
With its use of wordplay and clever symbolism, “The Phantom Tollbooth” is a spiritual cousin of sorts to “Alice in Wonderland” though, disappointingly, a far less famous literary work Norton Juster, who wrote the book in 1961 while procrastinating from another book project, truly creates a wondrous world that sparks […]
Charmaine Barr was a housewife with three kids when she decided to be a school bus driver. What she didn’t know was that she’d do it for 25 years and later serve as inspiration for a children’s book. Barr, a driver with Falls Church City Public Schools, was one of […]
The inaugural production of the Falls Church theater group Creative Cauldron’s 2017-18 season is the Washington D.C.-area debut of the musical “The Mistress Cycle,” the story of four diverse historical figures linked by a commonality – they were all mistresses – and a woman in the present who relies on […]
Citizens’ Bridge Commemorates 25th Anniversary Reflecting on the Trial, Error & Acclaim of Homegrown Advocacy
Falls Church’s Citizen’s Bridge might be easy to take for granted to motorists down below and trail users walking on it but for Falls Church resident Craig Day, who spearheaded the proposal, it’s a different story.
Possible Termination of DACA Amnesty Program Causes Community to Rally, Reorganize for Rights of DREAMers
In the basement of the Winter Hill apartments, a Court Appointed Special Advocacy de Virginia staff member calls out of the audience 30-year-old Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipient Ermanda Dean and asks her to engage in a mock verbal tug of war with three people acting as representatives of the Trump administration.