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Anything But Straight: Beauty Queen Vs. Bitchy Queen


The Miss USA contest began as a beauty contest and ended up as a mud bath. The theatrics started when celebrity blogger Perez Hilton, who was a pageant judge, asked Miss California, Carrie Prejean, if she supported marriage equality.

Fairfax May Hold $ For Econ Growth & Jobs

Fairfax County is blessed with “a very unusual group of politicians,” according to the head of the county’s Economic Development Authority (EDA), responding to the recent remark by Sharon Bulova, new chair of the county Board of Supervisors, that she “will not vote for any cut in economic development” despite a $700 million shortfall currently […]

Falls Church Business News and Notes

News Robert E. Beach AIA, Principal of Robert E Beach Architects, LLC located at 417 W. Broad Street has successfully completed the examination to become a LEED Accredited Professional.

Letters to the Editor for July 23 – 30, 2008

Letters to the Editor for July 23 – 30, 2008 Opposes Plan for F.C. Affordable Housing Project Editor, On Monday, July 28, the Falls Church City Council will be voting on Special Exceptions to present city codes to allow for the construction of a seven story building which will have 174 affordable housing rental units […]

F.C. Council Unanimous, It OKs Hilton Garden Inn


St. James Pastor Agrees to Pact With Developer “They might not have gotten what they’d hoped for, but the input of the St. James Church, the St. James School parents and the neighborhood vastly improved the project, and it will be a great benefit for the City and the area.” So stated Falls Church Mayor […]

F.C. Hilton Hotel Plan Wins Final OK

BULLETIN, Mon, June 23, 11:35 p.m. EDT — By a unanimous 5-0 vote at 11:17 p.m. tonight, the Falls Church City Council approved zoning changes and a special exception to permit the construction of 110-room Hilton Garden Inn at 706 W. Broad St., adjacent a Burger King and within 100 yards of the St. James […]

F.C. Council Primed to OK Hilton Hotel on W. Broad St.

Impressed by some major improvements in architectural design, the Falls Church City Council demonstrated a strong informal consensus for approving a new Hilton Garden Inn Hotel, which local developer Robert Young wants to build in the 700 block of W. Broad St.

New Hilton Hotel in Downtown F.C.? Council Smiles on Plan

Tons of Revenue, But Needs Better Design, It Says A new plan to bring an upscale Hilton Garden Inn to the blossoming West Broad Street corridor central to the City of Falls Church met with unexpected enthusiasm from the F.C. City Council and Planning Commission Monday.

Anything But Straight: New Study: Purge or Be Purged

A weighty new study released last week suggested that if you can’t make your podgy friends purge, you might have to purge your podgy friends. Harvard Medical School’s Dr. Nicholas A. Christakis reported in the New England Journal of Medicine that having a portly pal increased a person’s chances of becoming obese by a whopping […]