Press Pass: LAYNE

August 31, 2016 5:29 PM0 comments

Layne Putnam, the lead singer and guitarist of the indie pop-rock duo LAYNE, and her musical partner Alex Rosca created an entire world to live inside while making their new album, The Black Hills, which was released on Friday, Aug. 26. The world, called “The In Between,” while obviously fictional, […]

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Critter Corner: Max

August 29, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

THIS IS MAX, a 4-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, from the Mantua neighborhood in Fairfax County. He likes to sit around and eat, but needs to get some exercise seeing as he is three pounds overweight!

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Press Pass: Skye & Ross

August 24, 2016 6:12 PM0 comments

When Skye Edwards and Ross Godfrey, two-thirds of the UK trip-hop group Morcheeba, reunited to create a new group called Skye & Ross, it wasn’t just the duo that came together for their self-titled debut album. They brought their families into the mix. According to Ross Godfrey, he and his […]

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Duo of Deer on W. Greenway Blvd.

August 22, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

THIS DUO OF DEER were spotted on W. Greenway Boulevard. They grazed on plants, leaped over fences and disappeared into one of the residents’ backyards.

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Press Pass: David Crosby

August 19, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Legendary guitarist and singer-songwriter David Crosby, who just turned 75 on Sunday, Aug. 14 said that the last two years have been the longest and most dense writing period he has ever had. He is getting ready to release a solo album, Lighthouse, which was produced by Michael League of […]

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Critter Corner: McDuck

August 15, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

THIS IS MCDUCK, as the photographer arbitrarily named this duck, was standing on a log during the photographer’s recent visit to Roosevelt Island off of the George Washington Parkway, overlooking the rest of his flock.

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Gaijin Ramen Shop Could Become an Arlington Mainstay

August 12, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Although there are several restaurants in Arlington that offer the Japanese noodle soup dish ramen, there are only three spots that are dedicated to only offering ramen as the main course. There are two on the south side of Arlington, Boru Ramen and Paper Horse, both of which opened this […]

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Press Pass: X

August 11, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

X, one of the only punk bands from the nascent period of the musical genre that’s still together, has almost been together for 40 years. Exene Cervenka, the group’s vocalist, said the reason the band has been able to stay together for so long is that they are still alive. […]

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Critter Corner: Kona Walks Gracie

August 8, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

JAMES THURBER CT. residents Gracie Slonim and Kona Abbott spend some quality time in their neighborhood, as Kona, a four-year-old rescue cat, attempts to walk Gracie, a 12-year-old golden Labrador Retriever/Great Pyrenees mix.

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Press Pass: War

August 4, 2016 9:45 AM0 comments

Singer-songwriter Lonnie Jordan, the only founding member of the group War who is still performing under the band’s name, said that he owes the band’s longevity to what he calls the “Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fans.” “The fans put me here and they can take me out,” he said. […]

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