2024-07-20 8:55 PM

Picking Splinters: Free Agents Are No Quick Fix for Nats

  This is getting old. Right? The Nats not playing well, it’s a little too reminiscent of all the seasons Washington fans wasted on the Senators, isn’t it? The fans — and the taxpayers that are footing the bill for the new ballpark — deserve better don’t they?

The Bakers’ Bond

With an exponential increase in demand, wedding season is far from a cakewalk for cake makers. That’s why some local bakers have taken comfort in each others’ company

King & Queen for a (Memorial) Day

The News-Press was fortunate enough to be granted an audience with this year’s King and Queen for the City of Falls Church’s 27th Annual Memorial Day Parade. In this Q&A with King and Queen Peter Davis and Olivia Scott, we delve into the royal recesses of their minds to see what makes these monarchs for […]

Daniel Negreanu on Poker: The Rules of Eight

Never underestimate the importance of preparation for any single poker session or tournament. Similarly, never dismiss certain scientific facts regarding the human brain’s ability to function optimally. I’ve learned plenty of valuable lessons as a 15-year professional poker veteran and none is more critical than the importance of preparation. It’s a lesson I call The […]

Award-Winning Stuart Journalist Is Keen to Lead

Eighteen-year-old senior at J.E.B. Stuart High School Hallie Colegrove may have the potential to be the next Barbara Walters, but says that journalism isn’t something she wishes to pursue as a future career.

Mason High’s Broderick Named Northern Va. Coach of Year

Bill Broderick, in just his second year at the helm of the George Mason High School girls basketball squad, earned the Region B Coach of the Year award for leading his squad to the Single A, Division 2 region title. However, the accolades did not stop there. Once the Mustangs completed their miraculous run to […]

Press Pass: Avril Lavigne

This blond Canadian might have a stage full of instruments dripping shades of cotton candy — including a sparkly pink drum kit and similarly pink piano — but don’t expect to see another Britney or Christina walk onto the checkered stage of Avril Lavigne's Best Damn Tour.

Maureen Dowd: Duel of Historical Guilts

Some women in their 30s, 40s and early-50s who favor Barack Obama have a phrase to describe what they don’t like about Hillary Clinton: Shoulder-pad feminism.

Michael Buckley Becomes an Internet Sensation

You or someone you know has undoubtedly sat in front of a computer and laughed out loud at YouTube sensation What the Buck, who has more than 30,000 subscribers. His videos, which are also on MySpace and his own Web site, buckhollywood.com, give his humorous, sarcastic take on all things pop culture. He’s done more […]