2024-05-24 6:38 PM

Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

A Penny for Your Thoughts: News from Greater Falls Church

Labor Day, now observed on the first Monday in September, marks the traditional end of summer and the beginning of the new school year in our area, but is a far cry from the first Labor Day, celebrated in New York City on Tuesday, September 5, 1882.

Restaurant Spotlight: Village Bistro

Self-described as “a little French, somewhat Italian, sort of American with East Indian Accents,” the experience at Village Bistro is undeniably unique.

Restaurant Spotlight: The Auld Shebeen

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Leaving Old Town Fairfax and entering a scene straight from the streets of Dublin, The Auld Shebeen offers a relaxed pub atmosphere ideal for anyone looking for traditional Irish dining paired with a low key, yet fully stocked bar. Located on the corner of Chain Bridge Road and North Street, the dimmed lighting and clover […]

Restaurant Spotlight: Peking Gourmet Inn

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Tucked away in a less-than-savory-looking shopping center in the Culmore section of Falls Church is the hidden gem that is Peking Gourmet Inn (6029 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church).

Restaurant Spotlight: Palace

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All you need is a pair of chopsticks (or desired utensil of choice), an ice-cold glass of water and an empty stomach to enjoy the exquisite Korean and Japanese dining experience that is Palace.

Anything But Straight: A Secret for Suckers

Only one year ago, author Rhonda Byrne’s life was a mess. However, all that changed when she discovered a little secret: A sucker is born every minute and people will shell out money if you tell them exactly what they want to hear.

Mason Academics Capture State Title

The George Mason High School academic team ended its season undefeated with an incontestable victory in this year’s state scholastic bowl championship held at the College of William and Mary last Saturday.

Press Pass: Alexi Murdoch

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There’s a story that has become a small legend surrounding singer/songwriter Alexi Murdoch. Early in his career, back when Murdoch was interviewing management companies, he took his demos to one such firm where the rep proceeded to pop the disk into his computer. That’s when Murdoch first knew something was amiss.