What do Las Vegas and Darfur have in common?
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 […]
At the joint Falls Church City Council and Planning Commission session Monday night, Mayor Robin Gardner encouraged all to let their true feelings just hang out about the proposed first phase of the City Center development project. As might be expected, it turns out the opinions ranged widely from one […]
Read Building Is Unique to Entire Region The big banner hanging off the new building reads that the first occupant, a boutique fitness facility, will be open for business in May. Well, it’s May!
Having sailed through a preliminary approval from the Falls Church City Council last week, Hekemian Company officials were slated to run the gamut of city advisory bodies this week, hopeful that their new plan for a large mixed-use project on the site of the old Pearson Funeral Home will continue […]
Your Super or Un-Super Bowl Party of Choice, Sunday, Feb. 4, 6 p.m. until.
Fancy Play Syndrome
I first entered Soho Tea and Coffee in the summer of 1998. It’s a place with a history for the Dupont Circle neighborhoods, a place I remembered sitting up until the wee hours of the morning while sipping coffee with friends and thinking: “This is what city life is like.” […]
Nestled in the back corner of Idylwood Shopping Center, one of Falls Church’s best small-town bars, Mark’s Pub, is proof that great things come in small packages. In contrast to some of the coat-and-tie venues of Falls Church City, this is a pub without pretension and with all the comforts […]
Simple, yet refined. That is what Vietnamese food is known for and Pho 88, a restaurant so new to the area its floors still sparkle, hits the mark perfectly.