Press Pass: Tommy Castro

October 11, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Tommy Castro, leader of Tommy Castro and the Painkillers, produced the group’s 2015 album, Method to My Madness, which was a first for the Bay Area-based blues, rock and R&B man. The album saw Castro and his band return to form after adding rock to their repertoire in earnest on […]

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Critter Corner: Boy

October 10, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Falls Church 4th grader Henry Behrens and his beloved beagle Boy pose for a photo on a dock. Henry found Boy two winters ago wandering the streets of Falls Church, starving and freezing. Boy hasn’t gone hungry for food or love since!

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Schools Get Odd & Interesting In Fall Theater Productions

October 6, 2016 1:29 PM0 comments

“Guys and Dolls” won’t “Shrek” in “Urinetown” if they “Don’t Drink the Water” served by a “Sea Cook.”

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Critter Corner: Milo

October 3, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

THIS IS MILO, a 3-year old silver Labrador Retriever who makes his home in Falls Church City.  Besides reading FCNP and watching TV he enjoys catching balls, chasing his feline siblings, Gibbs and Jethro, and playing with his canine siblings, Boodah and Morgan.

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Press Pass: Andrew Leahey and the Homestead

September 30, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

by Alana Noelle Black Andrew Leahey and the Homestead are slated to perform 120 gigs in 2016 – an average of one about every three days. But of the band’s numerous shows, Andrew Leahey, the group’s namesake and front man, looks forward to the ones in Virginia and D.C. especially, […]

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Maneki Neko Express in Arlington Offers Unique Menu

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Maneki Neko recently won the Best Sushi category in the News-Press’ “Best of Falls Church” contest and is definitely one of the more popular lunch spots in The Little City. But did you know that it opened up a location in Arlington in late 2015? That’s right, Maneki Neko branched […]

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Critter Corner: Trio of Deer on Jackson Street

September 26, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

THIS TRIO OF DEER were found lounging, perhaps catching some shade in the middle of a hot day, in the backyard of one of the houses on Jackson street in late August.

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Press Pass: Peter Bjorn and John

September 22, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Peter Bjorn and John released Breakin’ Point, their first album in five years, in June and Peter Morén, a guitarist and vocalist in the group, said that the group can feel that they’ve been away for a long time. “You know, you don’t think about it when you’re a grown […]

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Critter Corner: Jinx

September 19, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

THIS IS JINX, a one-year-old playful kitty! She enjoys treats and pets in her playhouse. She loves meowing to get people’s attention and putting her paws under doors! Located on Washington Street, this precious bean is a happy camper!

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Press Pass: The Dhol Foundation

September 16, 2016 11:30 AM0 comments

The Dhol Foundation founder Johnny Kalsi takes journeys between making albums and records his stories from those journeys in the form of audio anecdotes. The Dhol Foundation, a ten-piece multi-instrumental collective hailing from England, mixes the thunderous beats of the dhol drum, a double-sided drum that originates from 15th century […]

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