Diamonds, we are told, are a girl’s best friend. If you can’t afford diamonds for your girl, you still can be a romantic fool for a lot less but keep it in the gem family.
The precipitous fall from grace of New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer this week has routinely left the pundits shaking their heads. His case, and those of Sen. Larry Craig, former New Jersey Gov. James McGreevey, the Rev. Ted Haggard and so many others in political or religious leadership positions, always […]
WORD HAS SPREAD through the community over the years where to go for trick-or-treating on Halloween if you want a shot at getting your picture taken for publication in the News-Press. That, and general global population growth, has led to a steady rise in the numbers of such little persons […]
At the annual gay pride parade in Washington, D.C., last week, all the usual color and happiness was on display, but it struck me that the contingents that best “let it all hang out,” metaphorically speaking, were the bears. I’ve wondered why that was.
So what have you been doing lately, Senator?
F.C. Council Mulls New ‘Sub-Standard Lot’ Housing Fix Shunning previous attempts to tinker with property rights, the Falls Church City Council gained an informal consensus at a work session Tuesday night to an entirely new approach to limit oversized residential development on small lots in the City.
The Falls Church City Council, under fire from homeowners for considering a measure to halt development on small, so-called “sub-standard,” residential lots in the City, moved swiftly to defer action on the item at its meeting this Monday night.
Frankly, we are impressed by the willingness of the new Falls Church City Council to pull back from a bad idea and head back to the drawing board. That’s what it did Monday night, when it decided to pull off the table a component of sweeping residential zoning changes that […]