As consumer preferences increasingly favor the spirits segment of the adult beverage industry, to the detriment of beer sales, there is increased interest in gaining control of quality brands that sell.
2 Belt-Tightening Moves Proposed For Capital Plan Reflecting trends throughout the region, the recent years’ explosive growth in real estate values in the City of Falls Church cooled dramatically during 2006, and a meager 3% growth will present major challenges as the annual budget for the coming fiscal year is […]
HE WON! HE WON! HE WON! Falls Church City school employee Tim O’Connell (right) is shown here with his son, James (left), who along with James’ pal Tyler cashed in on a cool $1 million by winning CBS TV’s “The Amazing Race” show that concluded last Sunday night. James, now […]
December 1 marks World AIDS Day 2006, a time to focus on the devastating impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. This year’s theme is accountability, in continuation of a multi-year campaign appropriately titled: “Stop AIDS: Keep the Promise.”
Wow! The voters spoke loudly last week, all across the nation. Was the White House listening? Fairfax County voters continued the tradition started in 2004 when Democratic Presidential candidate Senator John Kerry carried the county by more than 33,000 votes. The following year, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tim Kaine won the […]
Has anyone not noticed there is an election on Tuesday? Every day brings some new revelation about campaigns, candidates, or suspected cover-ups, and it’s easy to gloat, or be cynical, depending on your perspective. Election handicappers tell us that 2006 is a watershed year, a mid-term election that has a […]
Pedestrian safety was the focus Monday as the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors proclaimed October as Pedestrian Safety Month. Improving pedestrian safety is an ongoing county initiative; Monday’s presentation was simply the formal recognition of efforts by county staff, public safety, and community members.
LOS ANGELES — When the romantic comedy “When Harry Met Sally” was released in July 1989, it made just $1.1 million during its opening weekend. But Alan F. Horn, whose film company produced the movie, was confident that, given time, it could be a hit.
From a peak oil perspective, the last couple of weeks seemed pretty quiet. Oil prices continued to drift down into the $50s amid gloats from peak oil skeptics. The Dow Jones climbed to all-time highs, in part, due to optimism the “oil bubble” had finally burst and there would be […]