2024-06-15 2:17 PM

Harlem Magic Charms Falls Church

ONCE AGAIN, THE FALLS CHURCH Celebrity All-Stars came within a hair’s breadth of upsetting the Harlem Magic Masters entertainment basketball team at the F.C. Community Center last Friday night. As part of the celebration of Black History Month, F.C.’s Tinner Hill Foundation, led by Nikki and Ed Henderson organized the fourth annual event. This time, […]

Patriots Win Homecoming Game


GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY’S Patriots men’s basketball team, losers of five straight on the road, remained undefeated at home for almost a full year by beating Colonial Athletic Association rival Northeastern, 64-53, before a lively, capacity Homecoming crowd of 9,840 at the Patriot Center last Saturday, Feb. 14. The Patriots, 17-8 and 10-5 in the CAA, […]

Editorial: Falls Church’s Crossroads

With the Washington Area Music Association’s annual “Wammie” Awards coming to the State Theatre in downtown Falls Church this Sunday, we’re happy to report that the Economic Development Office at City Hall has assembled a flier designed to inform the more than 800 Washington, D.C. area movers and shakers of the great restaurant and other […]

Dowd On Drinks: Special Cocktails for the Holidays

I live on a hilltop in upstate New York overlooking the Hudson River, a pastoral place that once was inhabited only by deer, foxes, rabbits, birds — and really big birds, in the form of wild turkeys.



COSTUMES TRUE TO the Scottish highlands in the late 1700s were a colorful feature of the George Mason High School fall musical, “Brigadoon,” that played to rave reviews last weekend.

PHOTO: ‘Magic’al


THE FALLS CHURCH POISON girls basketball team won second place at the Girls Basketball Association’s Hoop Magic Pre-Thanksgiving Tournament for the 12 and under division. Pictured here are Sofia Goyonaga, Rebecca Moot, Katie Goodwin, Sarah Byrne, Stephanie Manning, Kendall Taylor, Jenna Burnett, Lily Walter, Ashley Edwards and Coaches Paul Manning and Scott Cary. (Photo: Courtesy […]