Yesterday, President Obama’s White House Press Office issued its first “blast” e-mail to every regional and local newspaper in the U.S., containing a lengthy 67-page “fact sheet” attachment delineating the concrete impact of the $850-billion stimulus package broken down on a state-by-state basis for every state in the union.
New Amenities Added to Deal for BJs A traffic signal and streetscape on Wilson Blvd., upgraded storm water controls, landscaping and buffers, better erosion control during site infill, a wall for noise mitigation and screening the site from the neighborhood behind it, and an upgraded building façade have all been […]
Retailer to Bring Up to $1 Million In Annual Taxes This Monday, the Falls Church City Council is expected to approve a preliminary “memorandum of understanding” that will lead to the location of a new BJ’s Wholesale Club warehouse store in the City, construction of which could begin by next […]
If America Ferrera’s love interest/musically-inclined neighbor seems like a natural on the stage during this season of ABC’s “Ugly Betty,” well, it’s because he is.
This past weekend, in an effort to avert my eyes from continuously climbing numbers at the gas pump my eyes came to rest upon a series of NASCAR stickers affixed to a 1977 Ford Mustang fueling up in front of me. Trying not to think about the $60 bill I […]
During the course of last Thursday’s historic, four-and-a-half hour Falls Church City Council meeting, culminating in the final approval of the $317 million City Center project, Councilman Dan Sze quoted from an official document.
It may not have been easy, but it would have been rational for Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis to shy away from the record-setting 13-year, $124 million contract just given to Alexander Ovechkin.
Deadline Looms, But New Offers Keep Hope Alive A hastily-called meeting, calling together the Falls Church City Council, Planning Commission and Economic Development Authority behind closed doors at City Hall tonight, will mull some new elements added to Atlantic Realty’s City Center plan as the clock ticks toward a deadline […]
Atlantic to Pitch $4.3 Million for 172 New Units Atlantic Realty’s ambitious plans for the development of a new Falls Church City Center on 5.2 acres of downtown property got a significant energy boost Monday when it was announced that a deal to include 172 affordable housing units has been […]
The deal was all lined up. Ryan Montbleau and his band mates were just one confirmation away from inking a deal with an independent label that would have propelled the band out of debt and into, at least temporary, financial security. However, the next time the label made contact, the […]