One thing that everyone involved in the debate over the approval of the new $317 million City Center project in downtown Falls Church should agree on is the need for the project to involve first-rate architectural, landscaping and public art design.
Wants Campaign in F.C. ‘Based on the Facts’
March 13 – 19, 2008
OK Will Make F.C. Secure, Backers Say A special meeting of the Falls Church City Council will convene at City Hall tonight at 7:30 p.m., with only one item on the agenda: the final approval of the $317 million, nine-acre Atlantic Realty City Center project.
February 21 – 27, 2008
The City of Falls Church’s appointed citizen volunteer Planning Commission is expected to vote its recommendations this Monday regarding the large, mixed-use City Center plan, given unanimous preliminary approval by the City Council last month.
In Monday’s lively public hearing of the Falls Church Planning Commission on the City Center project, supporters and opponents of the project locked horns in one of the more evenly-matched, at least in terms of numbers, such events seen in Falls Church in awhile.
In its coverage of the Falls Church City Council’s vote on the City Center plan last week, the News-Press inadvertently failed to accurately characterize the testimony of citizens Nader Baroukh and Bernadette Fancuberta. Both are adamantly opposed to the project as it is currently being proposed, and have spearheaded efforts […]
When it comes to the proposed Falls Church City Center project, it really comes down to mathematical calculations. That is, if you are operating with the assumption that maintaining the autonomy of an independent City of Falls Church is worth fighting for.
With Republicans deeply dissatisfied with their presidential candidates they have turned to chicanery to try to steal the 2008 election. This time, they have recruited surrogates on the Religious Right to place a constitutional amendment banning gay unions on the ballot. Although they deny their intentions are politically motivated, it […]