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Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

A Penny for Your Thoughts: News from Greater Falls Church

Round three of Fairfax County’s Lines of Business (LOBs) review took an entire day Monday, as the Board of Supervisors heard presentations from the Health Department, the Park Authority, and various Human Services agencies in preparation for the FY 2010 county budget process.

Falls Church City News Briefs


F.C. Council Given 3 Options for New City Hall The Falls Church City Council received some sobering news Monday from a team of consultants retained last summer to review options for expanding and upgrading key government facilities, including City Hall, the Police Department, Library and Community Center.

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

What has been heralded as the most significant upgrade in television since color TV is on the way. The transition from analog to digital television (DTV) is said to represent the most noteworthy advancement of television technology since color TV was introduced. While nearly every new technology we use today has gone digital– including cell […]

Restaurant Spotlight: Front Page


The Front Page restaurant is settled in the heart of Ballston, a themed bar and restaurant that attracts both family diners and a bar crowd. As you walk into the restaurant and see the bar to the left and the dining area to your right, it soon becomes clear why the restaurant bares its name. […]

Restaurant Spotlight: Liberty Tavern


The Liberty Tavern, an upscale yet casual bar and restaurant located in the Clarendon area of Arlington, offers a fresh, relaxing dining experience with attentive service and great American food.

Rep. Davis Calls for

U.S. Rep. Tom Davis, speaking to a standing room only gathering of the Greater Falls Church Chamber of Commerce and Merrifield Business Association at Falls Church’s Italian Café Tuesday, conceded that oil “was a big part” of why the U.S. invaded Iraq.

Katrina Cottages Require Separate Lots in Falls Church

Lowe’s Hardware now has blueprints and supplies for 11 different floor plans of the so-called Katrina Cottages, for sale on its web site. But anyone who’s awaited this opportunity to add the newly-designed, 300-square foot or larger cottage to their backyard for grandma will be disappointed to learn that the City of Falls Church strictly […]

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