Greenspur Opens Space Dedicated to Design & Development

June 17, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

by Matt Delaney Nestled in an office overlooking W. Broad Street is the new headquarters of GreenSpur, Inc, a burgeoning architecture firm whose holistic approach helps them stand out from the crowd. Most architectural firms “stay in their lane” by focusing solely on designing buildings while a separate company carries […]

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Top Local Development Projects Win Urban Land Institute Awards

June 16, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Transit-friendly measures which promote mobility and walkability, sustainability, community and culture, and “celebrate visionary thinking,” were some of the criteria judges used to determine the winners of this year’s real estate Trends Awards announced at the annual conference of the Urban Land Institute Washington District Council. Winners were Market Square, […]

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F.C. School Board Kills Public-Private Plan for Campus Development, 4-2

June 15, 2016 12:27 AM0 comments

At last breaking a logjam of indecisive votes by the School Board and City Council, the Falls Church School Board provided a 4-2 majority Tuesday night to the motion to end the effort at developing the 36-acre high school and middle school campus site with a complicated and frustrating so-called “public private educational development” process.

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Donations Being Collected for Residents Displaced by 3-Alarm Fire

June 14, 2016 12:37 PM0 comments

The Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center announced in a press release yesterday that a member of their community was one of the 41 families that was displaced by a three-alarm fire on Sunday, June 12. Maria Rodriguez and her two-year-old daughter Sophia lost all their belongings when the fire spread through eight apartments in […]

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F.C. Council Split on How to Move Forward on Campus Project

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The Falls Church City Council was split on the decision on how to move forward on the complicated but potentially lucrative 36-acre so-called “campus redevelopment project” at its meeting Monday night, voting 4-3 to delay a decision for at least two more weeks.

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White House Correspondents Association ‘Stands With Washington Post’ Vs. Trump

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The White House Correspondents Association, the long-standing representative for the press corps covering U.S. presidents and the White House, issued a statement today denouncing the move by presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to “arbitrarily ban” the Washington Post and other news organizations from his campaign events, citing the First […]

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Federal Court Decides Rule-Breaking OK in Precedent-Setting Case

June 13, 2016 5:59 PM0 comments

The U.S. Court of Appeals has found that it is OK for a federal agency to punish an employee for refusing to break a federal rule when ordered to do so by a superior. The finding could have enormous consequences for the role of federal rules in determining the awarding […]

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Northside Social, Coming to F.C., Wins ‘Favorite Gathering Place’ RAMMY

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Northside Social, the Arlington coffee and wine cafe soon coming to The Little City, was named “Favorite Gathering Place” of the year Sunday night at the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s 34th annual RAMMY awards. A second location of the award-winning restaurant is set to open in the American Legion “Blue […]

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Falls Church Rocks for 23rd Annual Tinner Hill Blues Festival

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The 23rd Annual Tinner Hill Blues Festival was held at various locations throughout Falls Church from Friday, June 10 – Sunday, June 12, with several artists from around the country coming to the Littler City to play the main event at Cherry Hill Park on Saturday, June 11.

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3-Alarm Fire Displaces 41 in Falls Church

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A three-alarm fire at the Dover Park Apartments, located at 2585 Pine Spring Road, Falls Church, displaced 41 people and resulted in $689,217 in damages on Sunday, June 12, according to a press release from the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department. Firefighters responded to reports of multiple townhouses on fire […]

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