Tuesday’s under-attended monthly luncheon of the Greater Falls Church Chamber of Commerce was an eye-opener. When you hear of groups like the “Coalition for Smarter Growth,” which provided the speaker for the event, and their partnerships with environmental groups, you think they’re all about keeping development to a minimum. Among […]
A Red Wings v. Bulls — One team arrived at the field June 1st undefeated and the other showed up undermanned. But for three innings it wasn’t clear which team was which as the Bulls, minus three key players, took everything the unbeaten Red Wings could throw at them and delivered some […]
Governor Tim Kaine was back in town on Saturday. This is far from an unusual occurrence, since the governor seems to enjoy frequent visits to the jurisdiction that gave him one his highest margins of victory in the 2005 gubernatorial election.
Touting an enormous potential for the future development of the City of Falls Church, a leading representative of the Akridge Company from Washington D.C. laid out a blueprint for moving forward at a special briefing to the City’s Economic Development Authority last week.
Gordon Biersch made its name in California with delicious, authentically-styled German lager beers, made under the strict rules of the Reinheitsgebot — the 1516 law dictating beer can be brewed with only four ingredients: Barley, hops, yeast and water.
You read it here last summer. When it came to Iraq, the November election would mean nothing to President Bush, no matter how it went. Neither would realities on the ground there. He fully intends to press ahead even as his approval ratings press toward single digits.
Stan Kasten, the new President of the Washington Nationals, picked a good day to address a luncheon at the prestigious National Press Club in downtown Washington, D.C., last week. A day before the closing weekend of the regular season, with rumors abounding about the fate of manager Frank Robinson, the […]
Mason defense key in shutout, sets up single a showdown with Stonewall Jackson On a night when lightning postponed the start of the game by thirty minutes and under a steady trickle of rain, the George Mason varsity football team did not miss a beat, easily defeating cross-town rival J.E.B. […]
The Oltman family recently gathered in Falls Church with friends and neighbors to bury Evelyn Oltman in National Cemetery. She passed away at the age of 90, peacefully in her sleep in Evanston, Illinois.