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Founder’s Row II – Site Plan Approved The Falls Church Planning Commission has given site plan approval of the Founder’s Row II project. City staff will review the site plan, including building layout and vehicle entrances for any remaining details. Once completed, the developer may apply for a demolition permit […]

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Shovlin’s Historical Rehash Sets Record Straight

News of the major deal by the City of Falls Church to sell a 7.42 acre property that has been home to the Northern Virginia campus of Virginia Tech since 1995 was this paper’s lead story for its July 28 edition. It is part of a massive overall deal to convert three separate properties by the West Falls Church Metro station into over 40 acres of one of the biggest multi-use business and commercial campuses in the entire region.

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Local Restaurant Harvey’s Makes Big Contribution To Falls Church Education Foundation

Harvey’s donated $850 from the “Battle of Broad Street” event that will be used to support the Falls Church Education Foundation operations and the Family Assistance Fund.
Additionally, Harvey’s will donate $1 of each sale of the winning dish from the “Battle” — a bacon wrapped poblano pepper — through the end of August.

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The Movies Are Coming to F.C.’s Founders Row

The Mill Creek Residential Trust, developers of the new Founder’s Row mixed use development at the intersection of W. Broad and N. West Streets in the center of the City of Falls Church, announced through a new filing with the City that it is “in the final stages of securing a lease with Paragon Theaters,” noting that “Paragon will operate a seven-screen movie theater, including an IMAX-similar screen with a total capacity of approximately 600 seats.”

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Google recently announced a new scholarship program to help develop employee skills and grow small businesses. The company cites technology for expanding capacity for businesses and training for attracting and retaining employees, Google is offering up to 500 scholarships per small business — worth over $100,000 in workforce training — for Google Career Certificates to train employees in data analytics, IT support, project management, user experience (UX) design, or digital marketing and e-commerce.