In one of the most important articles of the year, Walter Isaacson wrote in Time Magazine about the shredding of the newspaper business.
Children’s Book Touches Hearts, Nerves
Illustrator and author Sarah S. Brannen wanted to “write a book about a wedding,” a pretty simple notion driven by her then 6-year-old niece’s desire that every book end with a wedding. Watching same-sex marriages celebrated in her home state of Massachusetts, Brannen knew the focus her book would take.
Letters to the Editor for week of February 5 – 11, 2009
F.C. Businesses Failed to Clear Sidewalks of Snow Editor, On my drive home from work Thursday night, January 29, I noticed two people walking out on Broad Street.
Dowd on Drinks: A Shaker Full Of Legalities
I can just picture the scene. A concerned parent is out strolling through the park with his/her offspring(s) when, suddenly, a wild-eyed pervert leaps out of the bushes and starts mixing a cocktail right in front of them.
Anything But Straight: Let Sam Adams Get Back to Work
Portland’s openly gay mayor, Sam Adams, correctly decided to remain in office after acknowledging that three years ago he had a brief affair with an 18 year old man.
Northern Virginia Art Beat
“Exchanged Glances/ Regards Croisés; Arlington VA & Reims, France : Sister Cities,” at the Ellipse Arts Center (4350 Fairfax Dr., Suite 125, Arlington).
Nicholas F. Benton: President Obama’s Inaugural Speech
Some people are clearly far more able to “be in the moment” than I often am, even as much as I try to, and even remind others to be.
Falls Church Citizens Take Civic Engagement Online
As Residents Seek Voice in Community Discussions, Blogs Are Becoming the Means to an End For a city of around 10,000 citizens, Falls Church boasts a citizenry intent on engagement. With the most Starbucks per capita for a city of its size, the physical plane has plenty of room for […]
Letters to the Editor for the week of January 22 – 28, 2009
Also Blasts ‘Sacking’ of Falls Church Planners Editor, We want to express our full-throated support of the views expressed by Lou Mauro in his letter to the Editor last week condemning the sacking of Planning Commission members.
Helen Thomas: Hail to the Chief
WASHINGTON – The presidency of Barack Hussein Obama means that the dream of civil rights leader Martin Luther King has come true: The color line in the United States has been broken.