Creative Cauldron Says Goodbye to ‘Carnaween’ Christmas Tradition

December 11, 2013 3:54 PM0 comments

In the four seasons since Creative Cauldron’s “Christmas Cabin of Carnaween” made its debut, seeing the play has become a holiday tradition for many local theater-goers. The adapted Irish folktale isn’t among the ranks of the classic stage entertainment of the season – not “A Christmas Carol” or “The Nutcracker” […]

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LIVE ELECTION RESULTS: Connelly, Snyder, Oliver, Sze Elected to Council, Water Referendum Passes in a Landslide

November 5, 2013 7:00 PM0 comments

Follow along with the News-Press as results from today’s 2013 City of Falls Church election and vote on a proposed sale of the water system are reported LIVE after polls close at 7 p.m. tonight.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Hitchcocktober at Angelika Mosaic

October 9, 2013 6:34 PM0 comments

Every Thursday night in October at the Mosaic District, the Angelika Theater is screening classic horror films from the master himself, Alfred Hitchcock. Hitchcocktober kicked off the month-long screamfest last week with “North by Northwest” and continues tonight with “Rear Window.” After that, “Rope” screens on the 17th, “The Birds” […]

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City of Falls Church Upgrades Traffic Signals to LED Lights

4:28 PM0 comments

Starting next Monday, Oct. 14, City of Falls Church crews will begin upgrading 15 existing traffic and pedestrian crossing signals in the City to LED lights. In addition, the project will also encompass pedestrian improvements at the corner of Park Ave. and Little Falls St. in front of City Hall […]

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Student Athletes Sought for Va. Sports Achievement Awards

September 16, 2013 1:40 PM0 comments

The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is seeking nominations for the ninth annual Hall of Fame Student Athlete Achievement Awards. These awards honor middle and high school students who demonstrate dedication on the field to their sport and off the field to their schoolwork and community. Nominations are […]

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Best of Falls Church 2013: The Winners!

August 29, 2013 1:12 PM2 comments

Eight weeks and thousands of ballots later, the people of Falls Church have spoken. For the fourth consecutive year, News-Press readers cast votes in record numbers for their favorite places to eat, drink, shop and more in and around The Little City.

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Guest Commentary: As a Jewish Peace Activist, I Admired Helen Thomas

August 1, 2013 8:56 AM0 comments

I was listening to National Public Radio on my car radio on July 20, driving to the east coast from Colorado, when I heard the news that my friend, pioneering journalist Helen Thomas, had just died. Over the past three plus years I’d been privileged to have dinner with her […]

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State Commission Offers Encouragement For F.C.-Fairfax Boundary Alteration Plan

July 10, 2013 5:16 PM0 comments

The grand deal cut between the City of Falls Church and Fairfax County to transfer ownership of the F.C. Water System to the county, first agreed to by the two parties last November, took a first major step toward fulfillment this week with the Virginia Commission on Local Government’s day-long visit to Falls Church on Monday.

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Critter Corner: Oski

July 8, 2013 6:45 PM0 comments

Here’s Oski begging for a belly scratch. Oski’s family lives in the Spectrum in Falls Church and, as readers of the News Press,  loves Critter Corner and thought Oski would like some publicity. This 8-month-old part-Yorkie was adopted through Lost Dog. He loves walking through Cherry Hill Park and playing with every […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Cantina Mexicana

June 19, 2013 3:45 PM0 comments

After nearly 40 years serving its Tex-Mex cuisine to customers in Crystal City, Cantina Mexicana has expanded to open another location in Arlington. The second location opened last month off of Columbia Pike. The restaurant space is small and cozy, festively decorated with bright orange walls appointed with sombreros and […]

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