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Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

Press Pass: Summer Playlist Edition

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There are few occasions that demand a soundtrack more than a summer road trip. As the days’ heat up, we took the liberty of assembling a set of liberating tunes befitting of a vernal adventure.

TV Celebs Set to Appear at Capital Home & Garden Show

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The area’s leading landscape companies and celebrity guests will unite under one roof at the Dulles Expo Center during the 14th Annual Capital Home & Garden Show, giving visitors a budget-sensitive look on how to improve their home without breaking the bank.

Restaurant Spotlight: Four Sisters

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Don’t let the new location fool you. Although they left Eden Center, Four Sisters is still one of the best Vietnamese restaurants outside of Vietnam. In their new Merrifield digs, Four Sisters still offers traditional cuisine that is hard to find elsewhere.

Home’s Where the Heart Is

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A three-story, plum-tinted dream house tucked away in a lavish Victorian garden sits on East Jefferson Street in Falls Church, but this pretty picture wasn’t always so fairytale-esque. Inside its decades-old walls are photo albums documenting its four-year-long journey from shambles without plumbing to a home that’s since housed years of memories for one family.

School News and Notes

  The Congressional Schools of Virginia Graduates Eighth Grade Class The Congressional Schools of Virginia graduated 30 students in its 69th commencement on June 7. Retiring eighth grade teachers Margaret Quadrino and Susan Lautenbacher gave the commencement address and students Rami Bedewi and Maham Sohrab were nominated by their peers to speak on behalf of […]

Community News and Notes

  Weichert, Realtors’ Arlington Office Honors Top Sellers Barbara Stone, branch manager of Weichert, Realtors’ Arlington Office, recently announced that Chairman’s Club member Sheila Fisher led the Weichert region, which consists of 18 offices in Virginia and D.C., in new home dollar value. David Lloyd, Jr. led the region in resale listings. In 2007, Lloyd […]

Nora’s Garden Comes to Life

On the heels of celebration, just following her 16th birthday on August 11, 2003, Gwynora “Nora” Hemphill was diagnosed with liver cancer. Despite her trials with chemotherapy, multiple surgeries and the weight and hair loss that came with the cancer treatments, Hemphill, a student at George Mason High School at the time, impressively retained a […]

Restaurant Spotlight: Jasmine Garden

Harbored inside Yorktown Shopping Center in Falls Church, Jasmine Garden awaits. It is an Asian wonderland, serving Chinese, Thai and Malaysian cuisine. Once inside the door, a full bar, as well as a contemporary Sushi Bar, invites guests to come in and partake of its offerings. The music thumps overhead, as if the waitresses are […]

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

Has spring finally arrived? Sunny weather early this week portends eagerly-sought relief from a winter that seemed to hang on too long. Mason District homes are simply gorgeous during azalea time, and the bright sunshine seems to make the colors more vivid, even in shady corners. The sunny weather encourages yard work, and garden center […]

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