2024-05-20 11:29 AM

Editorial: Fairfax Water’s Power Play

After a careful review of the arguments from both sides, and with the benefit of following the issues week-to-week for over 18 years, it is our assessment that the City of Falls Church is in the “right” and Fairfax County in the “wrong” in the current, potentially very damaging water dispute between the two.

Bulova Says She’ll Work on F.C. Relations

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Against the backdrop of the Virginia Railway Express’s station at Backlick Road yesterday, Sharon Bulova, who is also the current vice chair of the Fairfax Board of Supervisors, announced her candidacy for board chair, ending months of speculation that the Democratic supervisor intended to replace outgoing chair, Congressman-elect Gerry Connolly.

Foust Gives Tyson Study Mixed Review

Although pleased with the Tysons Land Use Task Force’s presentation at the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting this Monday, Drainesville District Supervisor John Foust harbored concerns over the Task Force’s plan to reinvent Tysons Corner into a bustling urban center.

PHOTO GALLERY: Bastille Day at La Cote d’Or in Falls Church

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ONCE AGAIN ON BASTILLE DAY this year, Westmoreland Avenue on the border of Falls Church and Arlington was clogged with waiters from the La Cote D’Or restaurant competing for big prizes in their traditional race. The waiters carry full glasses on champagne on a tray down the street, around the corner, and back again. The […]

Virginia Group A State Tournament: Mason Girls Soccer Scores First State Title Since 2004

Freshman Miller’s 4 Goals Give Mustangs Championship, Bright Future Friday afternoon, it was Mason High senior Olivia Scott’s moment to shine, nailing the clinching penalty kick in a triumphant victory over defending state champion Radford High School in the state semifinals. Saturday in the group A state championship game, Scott’s last game with George Mason […]

Falls Church Business News & Notes

Famous Footwear has opened a new boutique concept store in Falls Church with more than 13,000 pairs of shoes from more than 80 top brands. The new store offers more comfortable seating, a central showcase of the latest trends, soft lighting, and lots of mirrors. Famous Footwear, operated by the retail subsidiary of Brown Shoe […]

Editorial: Why Tysons Matters to F.C.

There may be hope for Tysons Corner yet, and this can only be good for all the communities surrounding it. Kudos are in order for the “Smart Growth” people working overtime to sway public opinion in the direction of a pedestrian-friendly, diverse-use model with lots of green space, cultural amenities and tall buildings full of […]