2024-06-12 11:41 PM

Anything But Straight: Gay Pride and Putin

The first sign that Russia’s march toward freedom was on a downward spiral came on June 16, 2001, when George W. Bush said of Russian President Vladimir Putin, "I looked the man in the eye. I found him to be very straight forward and trustworthy and we had a very good dialogue. I was able […]

A Penny for Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church

The week between Christmas and New Year’s follows no particular routine. People take the week off to spend time with family or travel on a winter vacation. Workers take vacation time now because, if they don’t use their earned leave, they will lose it. Schools are closed at every level, and day care takes a […]

Daniel Negreanu on Poker

Playing a Rush You’ll occasionally find yourself in a poker game where it seems you can do no wrong. Every hand you play comes out a winner and lady luck is definitely on your side. This is known as playing a rush.

Dowd On Drinks: A Little Vodka, Please

Paul McCann obviously doesn’t mind doing things the hard way. He’s staking his financial future on the success of a new product he has introduced into one of the most competitive sectors of the commercial spirits industry — vodka.

Restaurant Review: Mint Thai Cusine


Get ready to indulge your senses with the delicious taste, smell, and appeal of Thai cuisine. At Mint Thai Cuisine, you’ll taste a variety of entrées, with sauces, meats and seafood, vegetables, noodles and rice, you name it. As for the spice — you can be in charge of that as well. Their experienced chef […]