Frankly, we are impressed by the willingness of the new Falls Church City Council to pull back from a bad idea and head back to the drawing board. That’s what it did Monday night, when it decided to pull off the table a component of sweeping residential zoning changes that […]
The Middle East, home to a third of the world’s oil production, is coming unglued in so many ways and in so many places that it is nearly impossible to track. One would have to be a complete fool, however, not to recognize one of the manifold costs of all […]
Frankly, we’re not the slightest bit engaged by the plight of well-to-do persons of privilege fighting to defend the pristine character of their residential neighborhoods.
The Hunan Chef is back in business. A victim of the controversial purchase and subsequent eviction of seven businesses at the Southgate Shopping Center by the Falls Church Episcopal Church in 2003, it’s taken almost three years to re-open.
Call it “eminent domain” or call it “condemnation,” the terms stand for the same thing, and could become household words in Falls Church as plans for the new City Center redevelopment move ahead.
Falls Church City Manager Daniel S. McKeever, 61, died peacefully at the University of Virginia Hospital Tuesday night from complications of melanoma cancer. Despite being diagnosed with the condition last November and undergoing extensive treatments since, he continued to serve effectively in his pivotal role as the leader of Falls […]
Standing in the lobby of the Falls Church City Hall’s Council chambers following the rejection of his $35 million proposal for a mixed use project on N. Washington Street Monday night, an angry senior vice president of the highly-regarded Hekemian Company railed against what he called “a serious disconnect between […]
The entirety of the City of Falls Church’s disproportionately large government and civic activist core was in a state of shock yesterday as news spread of the death Tuesday night of a truly nice guy and talented, steady-handed leader, City Manager Daniel E. McKeever. Flags were ordered in half-staff throughout […]