Popular Venezuelan Restaurant La Caraqueña Closes in Falls Church

March 6, 2017 1:23 PM0 comments

La Caraqueña, the popular Falls Church Venezuelan restaurant housed within the Stratford Motor Lodge, has closed. A sign of apparent trouble at the hole-in-the-wall restaurant, which first opened on W. Broad St. in 2007, first arose when a notice was found on the door in early February announcing a temporary closure. The […]

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Police Release Photos in Attempted SunTrust Bank Robbery

March 4, 2017 12:46 PM0 comments

Police, today, released photos of the suspect in the attempted robbery of a Falls Church bank earlier this month. City of Falls Church Police released three photos of the suspect who is wanted for allegedly handing a SunTrust bank teller a note that implied he had a weapon on the […]

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Amid Wave of Bomb Threats, Virginia Leaders Speak Out Against Anti-Semitism

March 3, 2017 7:18 PM0 comments

In the wake of Monday’s bomb threat targeting the Gesher Jewish Day School in Fairfax, and amid a string of nearly 100 threats to Jewish schools and community centers across the country, Virginia officials and interfaith leaders came together to speak out against rising anti-semitism and show support for the […]

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Beyer Calls for Attorney General Sessions to Resign

March 2, 2017 11:14 AM0 comments

U.S. Rep. Donald Beyer Jr. who represents the 8th District of Virginia that includes the City of Falls Church, this morning issued a statement calling for the resignation of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in the wake of revelations that he lied during his confirmation hearings about contact with Russian […]

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Is There a Future for Cottage Communities in the Little City?

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At its Feb. 13 meeting, the Falls Church City Council adopted an ordinance permitting the construction of age-restricted single-family cottage communities, designed to give older residents alternative housing options as they look to downsize but remain in the Little City.

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Northern Virginia Housing Expo Returns This Month

March 3, 2017 10:40 AM0 comments

This year marks the seventh annual Northern Virginia Housing Expo designed to educate and inform home buyers and apartment seekers.

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Beyond McMansions: A Falls Church Architect’s Evolving Focus

12:39 PM0 comments

Jeff DuBro wants to renovate your house. Scratch that — he wants to reinvent your home.

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Vs. Gerrymandering in Virginia

March 1, 2017 8:39 PM0 comments

The U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday found that a lower court applied an inappropriate analysis in a Virginia redistricting case which claimed that 11 House delegate districts in the state “withstood Constitutional muster.” State Del. David Toscano and Charniele Herring stated in response, “Virginia is one of the most gerrymandered states […]

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Regional Officials to Speak Out Vs. ICE Raids

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This afternoon, March 2, U.S. Rep. Don Beyer and U.S. Senator Tim Kaine will join with other elected officials, as well as immigrants and leaders in immigration policy and advocacy, at the site of a recent ICE crackdown to show support for immigrants and a thoughtful, fair immigration policy. According […]

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In Split 4-3 Vote, F.C. School Board Votes to Ask for 3.7% Funding Hike

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Faced by a deadline and in a highly uncommon development, the Falls Church School Board cast a split vote, 4-3, to approve its annual budget request that will be passed onto the F.C. City Manager and City Council.

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