Articles by: Sally Cole

Guest Commentary: Embrace the Live Local Challenge in Falls Church

October 25, 2018 12:29 PM0 comments

On Monday, Oct. 22, the Falls Church City Council proclaimed November Live Local Month during which it is joining with the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce to encourage residents to take the Live Local pledge and patronize local businesses in Falls Church. This is a concept that was initiated and […]

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Social Media Week Fairfax Kicks Off Oct. 18

October 12, 2018 10:06 AM0 comments

Social Media Week Fairfax, #SMWF, is taking place Thursday, Oct. 18 from 7:45 a.m. – 3 p.m. Digital marketers from top brands including Capital One, National Geographic, Booz Allen Hamilton, Yext, Hilton, Axios, Microsoft, Zoomph, and will be represented at this one day event designed to entertain, educate about […]

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F.C. Police Captain to Present at Next F.C. Chamber Luncheon

October 10, 2018 8:15 PM0 comments

Falls Church Police Captain Joe Carter will present at the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Mad Fox Brewing Company on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Carter will address business safety issues and advice. The event will take place from 11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Tickets with advanced registration are $27 […]

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Stemtree Welcomed to F.C. with Ribbon Cutting

September 19, 2018 6:40 PM0 comments

Stemtree Falls Church will be officially welcomed to the City of Falls Church with a ribbon cutting on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 10:15 a.m. Stemtree is an educational enhancement program focused on science, engineering, and technology. Stop by the new center located at 228 W. Broad Street to tour the […]

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Grand Opening for Kensington’s Famille Cafe Set for Saturday

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Famille Café is hosting a grand opening on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. A ribbon cutting will be held at 11 a.m. The cafe is located on the ground floor of The Kensington Falls Church at 700 W. Broad St. The event will include live music […]

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MoBu Kids Relocation Grand Opening This Weekend

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MoBu Kids is hosting a grand opening on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at its new space at 127 S. Washington Street in Falls Church. Owned by Jill Homer Stewart and previously located elsewhere in Falls Church, the event will include tours and open play at […]

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F.C. Capital One Bank Closing Friday

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Capital One Bank’s branch at 1100 W. Broad Street will close Sept. 21. The McLean based bank is closing 16 of its 77 regional branches as part of a bank strategy to address changing bank preferences. For more information, visit

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City of F.C. Posts Downtown Parking Map Online

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As business and residents are well aware, parking in downtown Falls Church can be a challenge. The City has made efforts to remedy some of the issues by designating additional on street public parking and securing spaces in private parking facilities. A downtown public map indicating available parking is now […]

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Discount for Military, 1st Responders at F.C. Distillers

August 10, 2018 10:51 AM0 comments

Falls Church Distillers is offering past and present military and first responders a 10-percent discount on food, beverages and merchandise, excluding bottles of alcohol, per Virginia ABC laws. While the discount may not be combined with other sales or discounts, it is available on a regular basis at Virginia’s only […]

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New Cafe Opens in The Kensington

August 9, 2018 11:08 AM0 comments

Famille, the cafe located on the ground floor of The Kensington Falls Church, opened Wednesday, Aug. 8. Famille’s menu offers a variety of coffees, espressos, pastries, breakfast items, soups, salads, tartines and sandwiches. The new restaurant and gathering place for friends, kin and community will be open Tuesdays – Saturdays […]

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