2024-06-20 2:19 PM

Bowing Out With Grace


MCLEAN H.S. SENIORS and varsity basketball players (L to R) Caity Flint, Taylor Ancell, with Team Manager Amanda Ball, were all smiles after their last game of the season. This season the Lady Highlanders beat their cross-town rival, Langley High School, not once, but twice. (Photo: Jennifer Baker)

Dowd on Drinks: The Season To Use Your Noggin

My introduction to eggnog came at about the age of 7 in the form of my grandmother’s do-it-yourself kit: One egg, an 8-ounce glass, a spoonful of sugar, a little bottle of vanilla extract and a fork.

Northern Virginia Art Beat


Inner Womanhood “Role Models; Feminine Identity in Contemporary American Photography,” at National Museum of Women in the Arts (1250 New York Ave. NW, Washington, D.C.).

150 Friends at News-Press

THE FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS’ 18th annual Holiday Party was once again a fun and festive affair for the 150, or so, friends of the News-Press. The party has followed almost the identical format all these years: festive decorations, good eats and drink, live music and tons of holiday spirit. Can’t beat that! (News-Press photos)

Daniel Negreanu on Poker: The Big Laydown

Poker professionals pride themselves on their ability to make big laydowns. A big laydown is a situation where you actually have a strong hand but fear your opponent has an even stronger one. So, you decide to fold your cards.


THE MUSTANGS BASEBALL TEAM had its “road trip” extended after high winds damaged the massive backstop netting on the Mason High baseball field, requiring it to be replaced. The project, which began Tuesday, is expected to be completed by May 7. In the meantime, the Mustangs beat Rappahannock 12-2 Tuesday night at Falls Church High […]