Best of Falls Church 2017 Editors’ Picks: BEST Piped-In Music At a Restaurant

August 31, 2017 2:38 AM0 comments

ARGIA’S Normally, when one is mulling options to go to, or to take family and friends to, a really nice restaurant, the decisions are made according to the quality of the food, the location, the price and the general ambiance of the place. But in thinking of the ambiance, we […]

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Best of Falls Church 2017 Editors’ Picks: BEST 2 Guilty Pleasures Under 1 Roof

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ASTRO DOUGHNUTS & FRIED CHICKEN Hey you. Yeah, you! Have you been eating healthy lately? Stocking up on your greens with salads for lunch and cutting down on meat at dinner because “Why put gas in the car just to park it in the garage,” or whatever your doctor says. […]

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Best of Falls Church 2017 Editors’ Picks: BEST Secret Menu

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DOGFISH HEAD ALEHOUSE Sometimes a double-pattied, bacon, cheese and onion ring-topped burger just won’t cut it. It might be hard to overlook the overstuffed sandwiches and entrees, and the 22 rotating beer taps could make it hard to concentrate, but if you manage to eschew the in-print menu at Falls […]

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Best of Falls Church 2017 Editors’ Picks: BEST Late Night Bites

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BA LE It’s 3 a.m. Last call has come and gone, the drive thru at Taco Bell is dark and there’s nothing in the fridge but a half-eaten PB&J and a jar of mayo. While the City’s dining scene continues moving steadily uphill, the pickings get pretty slim when the […]

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Best of Falls Church 2017: The Winners!

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For the eighth consecutive year, Falls Church News-Press readers went to the polls (ok, computers) and voted for their favorite places to eat, drink, shop and more in and around The Little City. Read on to find this year’s BEST OF FALLS CHURCH!

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Democrat Wins Special Election to Fill Fairfax School Board Seat

August 29, 2017 10:27 PM0 comments

Karen Keys-Gamarra, the Democratic Party-endorsed candidate for the Fairfax School Board in a county-wide special election, won over her Republican rival by an almost 2-to-1 margin Tuesday, filling an at-large seat held by Republican Jeanette Hough who resigned in July. Voter turnout was a higher-than-expected 10 percent (double what was […]

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At F.C. Schools’ ‘Back to School’ Assembly November Bond Referendum Highlighted

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At Tuesday morning’s annual “Back to School” assembly of all the paid staff of the City of Falls Church’s public school system and its five schools was briefed on the issues surrounding and importance of the $120 million school bond referendum that will be on the ballot in the City.

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The Gun Dude Closes Its Doors

August 25, 2017 3:56 PM0 comments

The Gun Dude, located above Bedo’s at 412 West Broad Street, will be permanently closed for business next Thursday, August 31, concluding the establishment’s short run that started in January 2015. The announcement was made public via the store’s website by owner and founder Josh Karrasch. ” By now you have […]

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Nazis Swoop into Arlington to Mark 50th Anniversary of Rockwell Shooting

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On Friday just after noon, six neo-Nazis descended on the Dominion Hills Shopping Center on Wilson Blvd. in Arlington to display a swastika flag, sing and salute.

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Shields Intimates Va. Tech May Want Bigger Role in High School Campus Plan

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Falls Church City officials have been meeting quietly with top level officials of Virginia Tech who’ve flown in from Blacksburg for meetings this summer, and the school will be making some major decisions about its growth plan for Northern Virginia by next March.

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