I’ll be blunt. The Redskins are targeting USC quarterback Mark Sanchez in this weekend’s NFL Draft. This is dumb.
Our Man in Arlington
Last Saturday I spent part of the day at Arlington’s Kenmore Middle School at “Community Conversation: Eliminating Achievement Gaps,” a community dialog sponsored by the Arlington Public Schools Superintendent’s Advisory Committee on the Elimination of the Achievement Gap and a number of school-based community organizations.
Northern Virginia Art Beat
“Fall Group Show 2008,” at the Pass Gallery (rear alley of 1617 S St. NW, Washington, D.C.). The exhibit runs through Oct. 28, and the gallery is open two days a week, Tuesday and Saturday, 1 – 5 p.m., with other hours by appointment.
Nicholas F. Benton: Barney Frank & Cantor’s Lunch
Grizzled Democratic Rep. Barney Frank slapped down pretty boy GOP Rep. Eric Cantor twice in two days on national TV this week.
Community News and Notes
Engagement Announcement Samantha Wippich and Joey Pella have announced their engagement.
Pass Pass: Cloud Cult
We are all clouds.
The Best of Press Pass 2007
The feedback is in. We scanned the pages of Press Pass for the entirety of 2007, snagging only the best songs from each of the bands and artist to grace this page in the past year. The result is a playlist that is guaranteed to get you through to 2008. […]
Jim Moran’s News Commentary
The following is Congressman Moran’s statement for the record on fiscally responsible efforts to the repeal the Alternative Minimum Tax.
Quick Strikes by Stone Bridge Stop Statesmen in Semifinals
The post-season run of the Marshall High School Statesmen came to an end last Friday, as the team fell in the Division 5 semifinal to Stone Bridge, 49-29.
Strong Second Half Secures The Bell for Falls Church High
The high-scoring rivalry game between Falls Church and J.E.B. Stuart High School kicked off with 40 combined points and a 20-20 tie at halftime, but the Jaguars took control of the game, and the vaunted Bell, with 21 second half points for a 41-28 victory.