The George Mason Varsity Football team dropped its third out-of-district game in a row on Friday night, losing to Luray 0-16.
Iraq a Year Later: Our Man in Baghdad
While media scrutiny has focused attention on November polls for the next U.S. president, the war over the future of Iraq continues to consume lives and money.
Area Leaders Scramble as Wall St. Hits Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, Fairfax County officials and business developers are joining average citizens to cope with the cascading impacts of the housing crisis as it is now spilling over into a Wall Street and banking crisis.
Picking Splinters: Weighing the Odds
The NFL season kicks off Thursday night, making the obvious question of the week “are you ready for some football?”
Picking Splinters: There’s Reality Behind the Fantasy
For many men, the word “fantasy” conjures images of occupying the skin of the fictional Vincent Chase and rolling on Highway One in a Maserati with a flawless woman, or eight, as seen in just about any episode of HBO’s “Entourage.”
The Agent’s Take: F.C. Real Estate Agents on the Area Housing Market
Falls Church area real estate agents give their views and opinions on the local real estate market.
Nicholas F. Benton: Bernanke’s Good Advice
For those who blame Sen. Chuck Schumer for the failure of the IndyMac Bank in California last weekend, alleging his identification of the bank’s troubles triggered a run, what are they saying now about the prominent front page headline and story in yesterday’s Washington Post baring Wachovia Bank’s dirty laundry? […]
Northern Virginia Art Beat
Art-omatic (The Final Week) Closes June 15. Exhibition located at 1200 First St. NE, D.C., on the corner of First & M Streets NE. Nearest Metro station: New York Avenue on the Red Line. Hours: Wed. – Thu.: 5 – 10 p.m.; Fri. – Sat.: Noon – 2 a.m.; Sun.: […]
Hanson Doesn’t Stop at ‘Mmmbop’
It is extremely rare, since the days of Our Gang and Freddy Bartholomew to the present, for child performers to transition to successful adult careers in entertainment. Far more are the crash-and-burn accounts of used and abused kids whose lives wind up in the toilet as adults.
Involved Career Is Far From Ho-Hum
Tenor Robert Petillo’s Busy Schedule Keeps F.C. Resident Singing Happy Tune Fifty-two-year-old Robert Petillo has performed operas, arias, passions, choral pieces and just about any other vocal musical arrangement you can think of. In fact, virtually any local concert featuring classical music or musicians likely has Robert Petillo’s name attached […]