Tech in Real Estate: Internet’s Entry Into Real Estate Provides Agents New Challenge

September 22, 2017 3:15 PM0 comments

The advent of the internet has contributed to the upheaval of multiple industries with an efficiency and expediency unlike any creation before it. That is, unless you consider the real estate business. Real estate agents and their brokerages have weathered the storm of technological innovation that’s come in the form […]

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Little City Wins Big By Keeping Business Small

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What’s bad for Arlington is good for Falls Church since what comes down in Arlington finds its way to Falls Church. At least, when it comes to commercial tenants. “My phone starts ringing,” said Treena Rinaldi, at her family’s longstanding real estate firm, Korte Realty, on West Broad Street. Her […]

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‘Yes’ on Referendum Wins Debate

September 20, 2017 9:59 PM0 comments

According to the rules of the “Oxford-style” debate that was conducted Sunday, proponents favoring the passage of the $120 million George Mason High School bond referendum won over their antagonists. With over 90 citizens in attendance, taking time of a glorious Sunday afternoon to focus on the important issue in […]

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Northam Lashes Gillespie on GOP Misdeeds in Washington, Richmond

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Democratic Virginia Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam, now running for governor in the upcoming November election, took his Republican counterpart Ed Gillespie to task for his association with unpopular GOP politicians to the north and south, in Washington, D.C. and in Richmond, in a head-to-head debate hosted by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce in Tysons this Tuesday.

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McAuliffe Visits F.C. for 1-66 Launch & City Officials Meet

September 21, 2017 9:25 AM0 comments

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe came for his first visit to Falls Church Wednesday since his election almost four years ago, and made the most of it with a ringing speech at a ribbon-cutting unveiling the first group of 10 new multimodal transportation options along the I-66 corridor inside the beltway.

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McAuliffe OKs Sending Emergency On Ground Help to U.S. Virgin Islands

September 22, 2017 3:16 PM0 comments

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe today has authorized the Virginia National Guard to send 120 soldiers to the U.S. Virgin Islands to join a multi-state, multi-agency response effort to recent hurricanes. Also, Virginia continues to send needed supplies, personnel and expertise into the storm-ravaged areas to assist with recovery and give emergency managers on […]

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FOOD NEWS: Falls Church Loses 2 Chinese Restaurants, New Ramen on the Way

September 21, 2017 11:04 AM0 comments

  Ramen Restaurant Coming to Former Smashburger Space A new ramen restaurant is coming to the former Smashburger location in Falls Church, the News-Press has learned. An ABC notice for a wine and beer license in the window of the closed burger joint lists a restaurant with a trade name […]

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High School Renaming Vote Favors ‘Stuart,’ ‘Marshall’ & ‘Johns’

September 20, 2017 7:41 PM0 comments

The J.E.B. Stuart High School pyramid’s community vote on Saturday to suggest a new name to Fairfax County Public School system revealed a suggestion that the Superintendent and school board may find all too familiar.

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Del. Simon Lashes Out at Gillespie’s ‘Swamp’ Ties

September 18, 2017 5:16 PM0 comments

At a press conference here Friday, Falls Church’s State Del. Marcus Simon lashed out at GOP gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie’s deep involvement in the Washington, D.C. “swamp” as a heavy-hitting lobbyist on behalf of some of the nation’s biggest corporations. In the years 2006, 2013 and 2016, he said, Gillespie “made […]

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Liberty BBQ Wins Top Prize at ‘Taste of Falls Church,’ Kindred Nabs ‘Best Menu’

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The upcoming Liberty Barbecue, set to open in the City this November, won the “Best Taste” award at Saturday’s Taste of Falls Church competition during the 42nd annual Fall Festival.

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