Great teamwork and consistent hustle was the cornerstone of the Alexandria Titans 14U Boys Basketball Team, as they rounded out their impressive season with a 2nd place finish in the YBOA (Youth Basketball of America) National Tournament at the Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida.
Arts & Entertainment
Pre-season football bores me to tears. Seriously, I was sitting in front of the TV on Monday night so bored that I was sobbing like Dick Vermeil after, well, after anything really. Coaching, baking, flossing — pick one. But pre-season football can make other, much more titanic men, bawl for […]
For the first time in history, a team from McLean/Great Falls will head to the Babe Ruth World Series. The 14U team, based out of Northern Virginia, continued its dominance of East Coast baseball teams, going undefeated throughout the Southeast Regional Tournament in Palatka, Fl.
While this area was suffering from 101-degree heat last week, there was a pilgrimage to a city 15-derees cooler and 300 miles away.
Motion pictures are an illusion. They aren’t really made of moving images at all, just a series of stills projected at 24 frames per second. The motion is a trick created with the help of shutters, lenses, a little sprocket device known as the Maltese cross — and the human […]
How often are you greeted with a friendly smile and the keen spirit to serve you from the owner himself as soon as you enter the restaurant?
Good luck trying to get a handle on Angie Aparo. Take one look at the Atlanta-based musician’s website and you’ll observe a display that only a chaos theorist could appreciate. There are blogs filled with poetry, prefaced by the handwritten statement “These stories are my way of dealing.” There are […]
Perhaps you first sampled Lazy Sundae’s delicious homemade ice cream at its Clarendon location where, until late last month, it existed as a popular community staple in all-day desserts. Offering hundreds of flavors of ice cream, complete with the traditional sundae fare, banana splits, and other assorted desserts, you were […]
Art happenings around the city of Falls Church for the week of 8/3.
“Miami Vice:” the name conjures images of neon-soaked glamour, excess, controversy, and rich characters. The television series of the 80s quickly reached out to a heavy following thanks in part to its primary characters Crockett and Tubbs. Director Michael Mann, on the other hand, has since refined his somewhat gritty, […]