F.C. Civil War Day Offers Blast to Past The City of Falls Church’s Annual Civil War Day will be held this Saturday, May 16 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Cherry Hill Park & Farmhouse (312 Park Ave., Falls Church).
F.C.’s Katherine ‘Sweet Pea’ Edwards Turns 99
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Katherine Edwards’ daughter may attribute her mother’s healthy longevity to a loyal intake of whole milk and peanuts, but Edwards chalks it up to her hardworking doctors, especially a heart specialist named Kathleen McGee.
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Pot Limit Omaha: Poker’s Newest Fad
Pot limit Omaha is catching on like wild fire in card rooms and casinos around the world, especially in high stakes online cash games. The game is poker’s newest fad.
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Playing Overcards in No Limit Hold’em
A common mistake made by amateurs is the way they play overcards after the flop when the flop misses completely. Overcards are hole cards that are of higher rank than any card on the board.
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Learn to Play Limit Hold’em
Television forever changed the game of poker and is solely responsible for the resurgence of no limit Texas Hold’em. Before that, limit hold’em was the name of the game.
Over the Hill, But Still on the Mound, Seniors Stay in the Swing of Things
MEMBERS OF THE NORTHERN VIRGINIA SENIOR SOFTBALL LEAGUE hold tryouts during a morning practice earlier this month. (Photo: News-Press)
Editorial: From Blight To Boom
The City of Falls Church’s historic opportunity to turn nine acres of blight in its central commercial district into a glistening, vibrant new main street with a hotel, a supermarket, retail, office and residential components, remains on track for a final approval by the City Council on Feb. 28. Assuming […]
Press Pass: Will Hoge
For Will Hoge, the road is his proving ground. That’s why he spends 200+ days of the year on the road, testing out tunes and letting the crowd’s cheers serve as a barometer for their success. It’s a practice that has paid dividends to this point, earning Hoge a faithful […]
Community News and Notes
DEPARTING NEXT WEEK after spending the entire summer as lifeguards at the Winter Hill Condominium Association pool in Falls Church are Polish university students Grzegorz Olshowski (left) and Karol Iwanczyk, both physical education majors. They were among a group of six students from Poznan University who shared an apartment in […]
Nicholas F. Benton: Why Only The Bears?
At the annual gay pride parade in Washington, D.C., last week, all the usual color and happiness was on display, but it struck me that the contingents that best “let it all hang out,” metaphorically speaking, were the bears. I’ve wondered why that was.