It was a bad week for cyclists and pedestrians in Fairfax County; in fact, it’s been a bad year for them.
Author: Penny Gross
The loss of that human touch was one of the great disappointments of the pandemic.
During previous Brood X appearances, I’ve found that the intersection of Columbia Pike and Lincolnia Road is especially loud, as the several ivy-covered trees there provide protection for the red-eyed male chorus.
Sad news came twice on Monday, as Mason District learned of the loss of two great ladies, almost centenarians Helen Winter and Gwen Cody.
In Fairfax County, the annual rite of spring – public hearings about the budget – is not so melodic, although in some years, the arts community has presented brief live musical performances to support budget requests.
March Madness 2021 may be relegated to those who keep statistics and sports trivia for roll-out at future tourneys, but perhaps the most important result of this year’s NCAA tournament is a renewed focus on women’s basketball and, in turn, women’s sports overall.
“Recognizing the unwieldy nature of the nearly 40-year-old ordinance, in the spring of 2017, the Board of Supervisors approved initiation of the first phase known as zMOD, or Zoning Ordinance Modernization.”
Slamming a door. Throwing a dish, a book, a vase. Yelling at a spouse, or a pet. These all are examples, perhaps, of reactions to a bad day. Buying a gun and murdering eight people is not.
Few things elicit more passion and emotion than flying a flag of one’s choice.
The condition of trees and the tree canopy are important indications of the health of the local environment, whether urban or rural.