The judges are eagerly awaiting their chance to taste and rate the participants in this Saturday’s Taste of Falls Church. But how are they preparing for the competition? Are there any foods that they just won’t eat? The News-Press poses some hard-hitting questions to this weekend’s four official “tasters.”
Unbeknownst to some, it was not just another day at the Falls Church Farmer’s Market Saturday, Aug. 29. It marked the kick-off presentation of the market’s new Chef Series.
When the News-Press contacted Red, White & Bleu’s James Roth about pairing wine with cupcakes from the Northern Virginia area, he was up to the challenge. Though admitting that he “never honestly would have expected” to be coupling his shop’s vino with the bite-size cakes that seem to be sweeping […]
‘Beer Geeks’ Bill Madden & Rick Garvin Look to Open Brew Pub in Spring ’10 In the German province of Bavaria, small town taverns are filled with the joyful sounds and rustic flavors of the local community.
Dispute on Fair Competition fo New Customers In what promises to continue as a long and drawn out process, the City of Falls Church and the Fairfax County Water Authority will face off in the Fairfax Circuit Court Monday in the next phase of their classic “water war.”
Portending perhaps the City’s worst-ever grim season of cuts in programs and personnel, the Falls Church City Council set in motion a process of “cost modeling” for next spring’s budget Tuesday night that could strike deeply at the quality of the City’s school system as well as its general services.
Fairfax Dems Unanimous for ‘Public Option’ Reform A resolution passed the Fairfax County Democratic Committee unanimously last week calling for “health care reform that includes a comprehensive public option similar to Medicare” and calls for “every Democratic member of the Virginia delegation to Congress to actively support” the position.
Pro-environment, pro-gay rights and gay himself, Danny Smith, the 38th district delegate Republican candidate, is running a somewhat unconventional campaign for a party which, in Virginia, has been veering further to the right in recent years.
Officials at the Falls Church City Hall confirmed to the News-Press today reports circulating on the blogosphere that the City Council will begin consideration of a markedly-tougher ordinance to deter “predatory towing” in the City. In what could become law by mid-October, the Council will take a set of recommendations […]
Carl Grossman, an active participant in the Northern Virginia and D.C. music scene in the 1950’s and 60’s, died early in the morning Saturday, August 22, 2009, of respiratory failure. He was 60.