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Northern Virginia Art Beat

O, Say Can You… Paul Levy, Prints and Graphic Design, at Art and Frame of Falls Church (111 Park Ave., Falls Church).

Blades of the World Converge on Los Angeles


On March 22, the best skaters in the world will converge on the Staples Center in Los Angeles for the 2009 World Figure Skating Championships. Falls Church News-Press will be there, but before the first lutz is jumped, let’s take a look at who some of the participants will be and who we might see […]

Press Pass: Death By Sexy

Those interested in hearing the rekindled roar of early 90s rock and roll flavored with a touch of D.C.’s early punk roots ought to make their way to the Black Cat on March 27 to savor the release party of Falls Church-based Death By Sexy’s debut LP.

Tommy Steenberg Rebounds from Injury


With all the high-flying jumps skaters do on the ice, you would think they’d be totally safe on dry land. Unfortunately, in mid-July figure skater Tommy Steenberg from Annandale broke the fifth metatarsal in his right foot while walking through his program off the ice.

Picking Splinters: Gladiators Ready?

Growing up, my life had a very simple pattern: Wake up, go to school, come home from school, pop a bag of microwavable popcorn and watch “American Gladiators” on the USA Network. Given that ritual, you can imagine my excitement when I learned “Gladiators” would be returning in an all-new format on NBC this winter, […]

Restaurant Spotlight: Thai Terrace

Deciding on a restaurant in the busy Ballston area on Wilson Blvd. can be difficult with dozens of restaurants, lounges and cafes to choose from, but Thai Terrace, at the corner of Wilson and Quincy St. helps to make the choice much easier with its inviting atmosphere and its affordability will keep you coming back. […]

Where To Sit at the Poker Table?

While this may seem rather silly to some, there is actually merit to the question, "Where is the best place to sit at a poker table?"