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Our Man in Arlington

The American Century Theatre opened Richard Wright’s searing play, Native Son , on Tuesday at Arlington’s Gunston Theater.

Northern Virginia Art Beat

O, Say Can You… Paul Levy, Prints and Graphic Design, at Art and Frame of Falls Church (111 Park Ave., Falls Church).

Editorial: City Hall Goes for It

Citizens of the City of Falls Church should provide a standing ovation to their leaders at City Hall this week for swift and decisive action to capitalize on a special opportunity to bring in some new economic growth.

Press Pass: Secondhand Serenade

You could attribute the recent success of John Vesely, better known by his performance name of Secondhand Serenade, to his raw and honest compositions, his impassioned vocals or his teen idol-worthy looks. Any and all of those complimentary reasons are accurate and all are deserved. To do so, however, would discount much of the hard […]

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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. […]

Mustangs Turn

Antonio Folks (No. 7) takes off down the field for Mason as Sean Mondragon (No. 51) clears a path for his running back. (Photo: Bob Morrison, Bonnie Briar Productions)

With the humid air and hot temperatures inflicting cramps on the players from both squads, the heat seemed to rub off on the George Mason High School varsity football team. The Mustangs' offense caught fire early, scoring a touchdown on their second play from scrimmage en route to a 42-19 drubbing of Region B opponent […]

Calif. Court Rules for Episcopalians Over Defectors

In a major court ruling this week that could impact an anticipated fall court decision in Virginia on ownership of The Falls Church property, the California Fourth District Court of Appeals sided with the national Episcopal Denomination’s Diocese of Los Angeles in its effort to recover property occupied by congregations from three defecting churches. In […]

Press Pass: The Yardbirds

For the legendary Yardbirds, there have been precious few constants to mark a career of change. Most of those notable changes have come to the band itself, where only Chris Dreja and Jim McCarty remain from a lineup that once included the likes of Keith Relf, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page. But nearly […]