At a ceremony at Mount Vernon on Tuesday, I was honored to receive, along with Senator Ralph Northam of Norfolk, the Legislator of the Year Award from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
Foreclosure is not a four-letter word, but it seems to have some of the same implications these days as the impacts of foreclosure continue to grow. Our region which, according to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG or simply COG), was relatively free of major foreclosure problems, now has […]
Trapped in the middle of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge! Trucks speeding by on the Outer Loop with air horns at full blast! The new draw span soaring 150 feet into the air – no way to get off!
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 […]
Steady rain, which began in the region yesterday and that is expected to persist through Saturday, has swiftly allayed worries about the potential impact of the drought conditions here, but Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields noted that severe problems persist for much of Virginia and it remains yet uncertain […]
DC Spa Week, October 15 – 21, Maryland and Virginia Day Spas
2008 NFL Kickoff Weekend, September 6 – 10
The News-Press reported incorrectly in last week’s edition, in an article entitled “Young Dancer Points to the Top,” that Zarina Stahnke recently finished a School of American Ballet summer course in Washington, D.C. that was actually in New York City. She attended a Suzanne Farrell workshop in D.C. The News-Press […]
Washington, D.C. Summer Restaurant Week, August 6 – 12
Ever think about what our region was like 50 years ago?Or what it will be like 50 years from now?In 1957, Washington, D. C. was a sleepy southern city. Sparse bedroom communities had just started to spring up in the Maryland and Virginia suburbs. The Beltway did not exist. Metro […]