The much-anticipated vote opens the door for WMATA to collaborate with Virginia Tech and the City of Falls Church for a seamless development of over 40 acres at the site which could result in one of the biggest regional developments in Northern Virginia.
Author: Nicholas F. Benton
“Those whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad.”
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Tuesday night have a unanimous approval to a change in the county’s comprehensive plan that will permit substantial new development at the West Falls Church Metro station.
The Falls Church School Board has found itself plunged into the angry national debate about the priorities of school systems thanks to an op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal over the holiday weekend.
Recently, Benton has taken the content of many of the essays published in “Extraordinary Hearts” and arranged them in “a fluid singular narrative,” in his newest book, “Education of a Gay Soul.”
As Nancy Pelosi assembles her special committee to examine what was behind the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, my recent 10-part series here, “The January 6 Capitol Sacking: Putin’s Role,” has been rushed into publication as a small book by the same title. It is now, or very soon to be, available on Amazon for $10.
The Stratford Motor Lodge located on W. Broad St. in the center of the commercial district of the City of Falls Church, will be closing in October, the owner of the property reported to a meeting of the City’s Economic Development Committee today.
The Fairfax County Planning Commission, at its scheduled meeting next week, is expected to endorse the proposed amendment to the county’s comprehensive plan that will open up the potential for a large-scale coordinated development of WMATA’s West Falls Church Metro station property and adjacent property occupied by Virginia Tech.
In homage to the end of the pandemic for now in the U.S., or part of it at least, renewed explorations into “the first time in 15 months” of doing things resulted for this writer in a brief visit to a karaoke gay bar and the inevitable reprise of one of the most sought after hits since that genre began.
The Falls Church City Council, after an hour-long closed session Monday, voted to defer action for two weeks on the creation of a proposed West Falls Community Development Authority (CDA) designed to fund infrastructure improvements on the 9.78-acre West Falls Gateway project with bonds funded solely by taxing stakeholders at the site.