Celebrating five years owning and operating his own gas station, car repair and convenience store business in the City of Falls Church, Alan Thai has come a long way since stepping onto a boat on the shores of Vietnam in 1980.
The horrific tragedy that befell the Virginia Tech community is not yet three months old, but some wonderful young people are putting their energies into active remembrance and support. One of the slain Tech students was Mary Read, a 2006 Annandale High School graduate who was finishing her freshman year […]
In the title game of the Falls Church-Annandale Babe Ruth Prep League, a bases-loaded blast to the left field fence by the Mikey Ferguson in the bottom of the 8th inning gave the Rockies a 14-13 victory over the Brewers.
Celebrate Fairfax! has become a traditional kick-off to summer, with the parking lots of the Fairfax County Government Center turned into an urban fairgrounds. Celebrate Fairfax! gives residents an opportunity to see their county government agencies up close, and have fun at the same time.
Has spring finally arrived? Sunny weather early this week portends eagerly-sought relief from a winter that seemed to hang on too long. Mason District homes are simply gorgeous during azalea time, and the bright sunshine seems to make the colors more vivid, even in shady corners. The sunny weather encourages […]
Earth Day celebrations are planned for the next two Saturdays in a location near you! This Saturday, April 21, volunteers from Annandale United Methodist Church will hold an Earth Day rally, while a riparian buffer restoration (planting vegetation along streams) is underway. Both events begin at 1 p.m.
The George C. Marshall boys varsity soccer team pulled its record back to .500 with a win in its first match since the spring break hiatus, 2-1 over Annandale Tuesday night.
Starbucks Coffee Company recently announced that it had opened 728 new stores in the first quarter of its fiscal year, which ended on December 31, 2006. One store that it didn’t open is the new Beanetics Coffee Roasters in the Annandale Shopping Center, 7028 Columbia Pike, near Silverado Restaurant. Beanetics […]
While we are all aware of the ubiquitous nutrition facts on the back of a box, we may not be aware the detail that a considerable amount of science goes into transforming a raw material into a delicious dish ready for consumption.
Big Decisions Loom As City Center Set For Transformation The Falls Church City Council and Planning Commission gather at a joint work session at City Hall tonight to hear the latest assessment of how to best cope with the traffic consequences of the new City Center redevelopment. Ian Lockwood of […]