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German Gourmet to Host 50th Anniversary Fête

Falls Church’s German Gourmet will host its Big 50th Anniversary Party this Saturday from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. The event will include live music, samples, discounts, surprise hourly special, and wine tasting.

German Gourmet Specialty Shop Celebrates 50 Years in Business


By Nicole Macon Clara Dunn searches the aisles of German Gourmet with her husband John for the perfect Mother’s Day gift for John’s mother, who is from Austria. The store’s chocolate section catches Clara’s eye, particularly the Asbach chocolates. She picks up one of these rectangular boxes with a green-yellow border labeled Edle Bohnen.

Restaurant Spotlight: Peking Gourmet Inn


Tucked away in a less-than-savory-looking shopping center in the Culmore section of Falls Church is the hidden gem that is Peking Gourmet Inn (6029 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church).

Local Restaurants Offer Meals, Drinks and Treats Perfect for the Holidays

Unsure where to go get a holiday meal this season? Want to stay home for the holidays with a delicious dinner, cocktail or sweet treat? Looking to give the perfect present for a foodie friend or family member? Luckily, the city of Falls Church offers an array of local eateries and businesses to satisfy one’s […]

A Penny for Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church

The phones started ringing and e-mail traffic picked up Tuesday afternoon, just about the time reassessment notices first appeared in homeowner’s mailboxes. As predicted, most homeowner assessments decreased overall, but it was how they declined that shocked taxpayers and the Board of Supervisors alike. Land values went way up, and house values went way down. […]

Community News and Notes

ANDREW KOTYK, a senior at McLean High School, received his Eagle Scout award at a court of honor on Saturday, April 12 at the Scout House. He is shown with his parents, Myron and Debbie Kotyk. Andrew earned 39 merit badges during his Boy Scout career and took part in a canoeing expedition in the Adirondacks. He will attend Virginia Commonwealth University in the fall. (Photo: Courtesy Richard Lobb)

THE OFFICIAL GRAND OPENING of Vantage Fitness in the brand new Read Building at 404 W. Broad St. in Falls Church occurred with many friends from the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce on hand. Shown were cutting the ribbon are Garrett Rambler (left at the ribbon) flanked by Vice Mayor Lindy Hockenberry, City Manager Wyatt […]

Community News and Notes

VIRGINIA GOV. TIM KAINE, speaking at his town meeting at the Luther Jackson Middle School last Saturday, had among the over 200 attendees a delegation from the City of Falls Church in the front row. Left to right in the front row: Mayor Robin Gardner, Vice Mayor Lindy Hockenberry and City Councilman Dave Snyder. See story, elsewhere this edition. (News-Press photo)

The second annual Home for The Arts fundraiser organized and sponsored by FCA drew notables from the city council and the business community and of course the artists whose work was autioned. (Photo: News-Press)

DC-Metro Modern Home Tour Sees 350 Participants in Fifth Year

On Saturday, October 7, Modern Architecture + Design Society (MA+DS) returned to the DMV for their fifth in-person DC-Metro Modern Home Tour, where 350 participants visited eight select homes across the region for an exclusive tour. Homes on the tour are typically occupied by their owners, so this glimpse inside was truly special. MA+DS began […]