Hilton Groundbreaking Signals New Development Wave in Falls Church

December 5, 2012 7:55 PM3 comments

The “win-win” deal struck last month between the City of Falls Church and the government and water authority of Fairfax County – trading Falls Church’s control of its water system for some undeveloped real estate with almost limitless commercial development potential adjacent the West Falls Church Metro station – in only one component of what’s shaping up to be an unprecedented development boom.

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Shields Credits Mediator With Big Role Making Water Deal Happen

November 28, 2012 8:36 PM1 comment

What changed? For five and a half years through last summer, Fairfax County and its water authority and the City of Falls Church were at each other’s throats resolved to fight to the death, or until one side exhausted all legal options or resources.

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Our Man in Arlington

November 20, 2012 10:20 PM0 comments

I spent part of Veterans Day attempting to witness a dramatic confrontation on the streets of Arlington that never came off. With Thanksgiving upon us, let’s be grateful. Back in October, the ArlNow blog reported that a Kansas-based church famous for its traveling circus of hateful anti-gay protests had targeted […]

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City of F.C. Crime Report: July 17 – 23, 2012

July 25, 2012 4:58 PM0 comments

City of Falls Church, VA Crime Report for July 17 – 23, 2012

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Best of Falls Church 2012

July 3, 2012 4:00 AM0 comments

Vote for your Falls Church favorites in 26 different categories. One lucky reader will WIN a gift certificate to one of F.C.’s best restaurants. Best Burger • Best Pizza • Best Sandwiches • Best Lunch Spot • Best Sushi • Best Happy Hour • Best Outside Eating • Best Live […]

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Editorial Calendar 2012

February 3, 2012 7:39 PM0 comments

January 5 Beauty, Health & Fitness 12 19 26 Senior Lifestyle February 2 Beauty, Health & Fitness; and Camps & Schools 9 Valentines Day; and Bridal (formal wear) 16 Home & Real Estate 23 Senior Lifestyle March 1 Beauty, Health & Fitness; and Camps & Schools 8 15 Home & […]

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Voting for the Best of Falls Church 2011 Finalists

July 27, 2011 9:06 PM0 comments

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Report Shows Anti-Gay Marriage Group Lost More Than Won in Tuesday’s Election

November 5, 2010 3:28 PM0 comments

Today, the Human Rights Campaign and the Courage Campaign released a report card on the political activities of the so-called, anti-gay National Organization for Marriage (NOM) that shows a mixed outcome this election cycle despite pouring an estimated $5 million into federal and state campaigns in the 2009-2010 election cycles. […]

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Obama Calls Today’s Jobs Report ‘Encouraging News’

3:26 PM0 comments

Issuing a statement in response today’s jobs report, President Obama stressed that over the last few months, a total of over a million new jobs have been created in the private sector, although he said the result is still not good enough and more sustained efforts are required to get […]

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Council of Economic Advisors; Goolsbee Comments on 3rd Quarter GDP Growth Number

October 29, 2010 7:41 PM0 comments

Austan Goolsbee, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors, issued the following statement today summarizing third quarter gains in the nation’s Gross Domestic Product:

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