Metro is one of the lynch pins that binds our region together. The federal government’s involvement in our regional transportation infrastructure dates back to World War II, when the Roosevelt administration built the region’s parkways to facilitate transport between downtown D.C. and key military and intelligence installations. President Eisenhower later […]
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
True Colors Tour With Cyndi Lauper, D.A.R. Constitution Hall, Saturday, June 7, 6:30 p.m.
There was a point in the past year where all Zach Rogue could do was pray for more time to spend with Pat Spurgeon. Spurgeon, Rogue’s creative partner in the Northern California-based band Rogue Wave, needed a kidney transplant to replace the failing organ he received from his first […]
2 Others Also on 11th Distrct Primary Ballot In their final head-to-head debate before the Democratic primary election next Tuesday, 11th Congressional District contenders Former Rep. Leslie Byrne and Fairfax County Board Chair Gerry Connolly clashed sharply in what has developed into a highly-contentious race.
Shane Hines loves mowing his lawn. No, it’s not a very “rock star” passion to hold, but he loves it just the same. It’s not so much the manual labor, or the steamy summer temperatures — he loves it because when he slices down that last row of overgrown grass, […]
News like that about Sen. Ted Kennedy last week comes like a kick in the solar plexus. It stops everything dead in its tracks. All the jockeying, all the bickering of political and personal lives is put on hold and a deep collective sob is heard issued forth from every […]
The housing and credit crisis has left no community untouched. Odds are someone in your neighborhood has already fallen behind on their mortgage payments. For those whose mortgages have not stretched their budgets past the point of breaking, it’s tempting to rest in the belief that your neighbor’s struggles are […]
Each night when award-winning bluesman Tab Benoit picks up his guitar he does so with a clean slate. No plans, no pre-fab approach to the setlist, no rehearsals. “You don’t rehearse the blues, man,” Benoit says with a laugh.
When The Band sings, “Oh, to be home again, down in Old Virginny,” they could easily be singing about the newly opened Dogwood Tavern. With just one visit, one certainly feels at home. The restaurant is located on West Broad Street and promises to soon become a comfortable neighborhood […]