The popular NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship began its 2009 season broadcast on Sunday, April 12. I drew World Poker Tour host Mike Sexton in the first round.
In March, in response to requests from tenants of the Vista Gardens apartment complex in the Culmore area of Bailey’s Crossroads, Fairfax County fire marshals and zoning enforcement personnel inspected more than 100 units in the decades-old, privately owned, brick, multi-family buildings.
Portland’s openly gay mayor, Sam Adams, correctly decided to remain in office after acknowledging that three years ago he had a brief affair with an 18 year old man.
Critical thought does not often enter into the creative process of L.A.-based band Year Long Disaster. Time and again when questioned about the band’s work on their eponymous debut album, guitarist and frontman Daniel Davies deferred to various forms of the answer “It just happened.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, pastor for 36 years of a Southside Chicago church that grew from 87 members in 1972 to 8,000 under his leadership, spoke to a sold-out audience at the National Press Club Monday morning, receiving three thundering standing ovations while seeking to establish a […]
WASHINGTON — Sad to say, with the popularity and availability of email, personal letters may soon be a thing of the past.
PHILADELPHIA — I’m not bitter.
WASHINGTON — Maybe it was because I was sitting in the back of the Senate chamber with three war protesters — grim-faced, chanting women dressed in black hooded cloaks, white makeup and blood-red hands — that I felt as though I were watching a production of “Macbeth” rather than a […]
Monday’s Board of Supervisors meeting welcomed three new members – John Foust of Dranesville District, Pat Herrity of Springfield District, and Jeff McKay of Lee District – as the 11th Urban County Board of Supervisors began a new four-year term. Braddock District Supervisor Sharon Bulova was elected vice-chairman of the […]
An armed robbery of a Falls Church juvenile on Sherrow Avenue near the Thomas Jefferson Elementary School on Saturday night, Dec. 8, was not reported in the Falls Church City Police’s Crime Report last week, and failed to be included in this week’s report even after an inquiry from the […]