Critter Corner: Wilkerson

July 18, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

THIS IS WILKERSON, an 11-year-old Golden Retriever, who moved to Falls Church with his family in October 2015. He is originally from Austin, Texas. and knows lots of tricks, including barking along with “Hail to the Redskins.”

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Press Pass: Jack & Amanda Palmer

July 14, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

Singer-songwriter Amanda Palmer and her father Jack Palmer, a semi-professional choral singer in the Washington, D.C. area, have spent more than a year working on an album called You Got Me Singing, which is set to be released on Friday, July 15. And a day after the album, a collection […]

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Critter Corner: Taz

July 11, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

This is Taz, a 4-year-old English Bull Terrier, who was adopted in March from Friends of Homeless Animals. Taz enjoys long walks around the West End of Falls Church, playing fetch, resting comfortably and keeping squirrels out of his yard and off his fence line.

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Sawatdee’s Laid Back Thai Eatery is Tops in Courthouse

July 8, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Sawatdee is barely visible from Clarendon Boulevard, where it resides, but it is one of the best restaurants in the Courthouse neighborhood where it’s located. Although the storefront isn’t much to look at, which is a result of it being in the gray strip mall-esque shopping center that also houses […]

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Press Pass: Toronzo Cannon

July 7, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Blues guitarist Toronzo Cannon’s life has changed a lot in the year that’s passed since he announced he was signing to Alligator Records and proceeded to steal the show at the Chicago Blues Festival in June 2015. With his show-stealing performance, Cannon won the praise of local media and has […]

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Critter Corner: Owls on Gresham Place

July 5, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

THIS IS ONE OF MANY OWLS that were hanging around Crossman Park and the backyard of Bob Davidson on Gresham Place during the month of May. Davidson said that he and his neighbors enjoyed the extra company.

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Press Pass: Roosevelt Dime

July 1, 2016 12:24 PM0 comments

Americana Rhythm & Blues band Roosevelt Dime just wants you to put on your red shoes (or otherwise fancy shoes) and “hide away” your blues, as they profess in their new single “Red Shoes,” the title track of their new EP that’s due out on Tuesday, July 5. The song, […]

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Critter Corner: Foxes on Oak Haven Drive

June 27, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

THESE TWO FOXES are part of an earth of five that were residing on the 600 block of Oak Haven Drive for nearly five weeks recently. It appears they have moved on, but the Plegge family enjoyed their visits while they were around.

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Greenhouse Bistro Brings Some Color to Tysons’ Concrete Sprawl

June 23, 2016 11:06 AM0 comments

Amid the perpetual bumper-to-bumper traffic and block-after-block of business parks, an oasis has arisen bringing a heavy dose of flora to the concrete-heavy sprawl commonly known as Tysons Corner. Greenhouse Bistro, a new restaurant from D.C. club owner Masoud Aboughaddareh, has been open just over a month now, located in […]

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Press Pass: 10,000 Maniacs

10:45 AM0 comments

by Alana Noelle Black The band 10,000 Maniacs has existed for 35 years. Surely there is a secret to the Maniacs’ longevity. Is it a binding contract among its members? A lot of compromising? Heck, some kind of magic spell? For bassist Steve Gustafson, the answer is simple. “We like […]

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