Press Pass: Cricket Tell the Weather

January 29, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

Andrea Asprelli, a fiddler, singer/songwriter and leader of Cricket Tell the Weather, was introduced to American folk and bluegrass nearly ten years ago, when she was studying abroad in Canterbury, England. “I didn’t intend to go there for music, I just met a bunch of musicians while I was there,” […]

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Critter Corner: Cora

January 25, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Meet Cora, a 1-year-old kitty who thinks she’s a dog. Her favorite activities include napping on her heating pad, watching birds and squirrels from her window and popping bubbles. She frequently forgets she’s a cat and will fetch you toys to play with, follow you around the house and give […]

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Press Pass: Grant-Lee Phillips

January 22, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Singer-songwriter Grant-Lee Phillips has traversed tough waters at least a couple times since he released his last album Walking in the Green Corn in 2012. And now he’s set to release his newest album, The Narrow, on March 18, 2016. “The title is plucked from one of the songs, “Moccasin […]

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Arlington Lions Club & Charities Holds Citrus Sale

January 19, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

The Northwest Arlington Lions Club/Charities will be selling fresh Florida citrus, Georgia pecans and Vermont maple syrup at Overlee Pool’s Main Pump House, located at 6030 Lee Hwy., Arlington, Friday, Jan. 22, through Wednesday, Jan. 27. Sale hours are from 12:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22, 10 a.m. – 3 […]

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Critter Corner: Olie

January 18, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

THIS IS OLIE, a Cockapoo who served as Diann Bullock’s companion for 15 years before passing away on Dec. 3, 2015. Olie lived his entire life in Falls Church City, first on Madison Lane and then in the Lee Square Apartments.

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Press Pass: Raul Malo

January 15, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Raul Malo, a founding member and lead vocalist of The Mavericks, has been playing a few solo shows in between his group’s run of gigs to support their latest album MONO, which was released with Universal Music in February 2015. And he’ll be playing one of those solo gigs at […]

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Critter Corner: Neeli

January 11, 2016 11:09 AM0 comments

Meet Neeli, a beautiful 11-year-old Siamese cat who is a native of Pakistan. Neeli was adopted at two months by his mother while she was working abroad in Pakistan. Neeli became a great companion for her and when it came her time to return home to the U.S., she just […]

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Rincome Thai Cuisine: Where Everybody Knows Good Food

January 8, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

  An older gentleman sat the bar of Rincome Thai Cuisine in Arlington on a weekday afternoon, professing his love for the restaurant, which turns 30 this year. He said that he thought Rincome was the best restaurant in the area. Not the best Thai restaurant. Not the best South […]

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Critter Corner: Jessie

January 4, 2016 10:19 AM0 comments

THIS IS JESSIE, a 3-year-old guinea pig, wearing her favorite outfit. Jessie enjoys hay, being held and eating all the carrots she can get!

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Press Pass: Ozomatli

December 31, 2015 11:21 AM0 comments

Raul Pacheco, guitarist and vocalist in the Los Angeles-based band Ozomatli, said that he and his bandmates went to group therapy “about ten years ago” in order to improve the band’s communication. “We actually sat down with a therapist who helped us negotiate how to speak to one another,” Pacheco […]

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