2024-06-16 11:42 PM

State Board of Elections Gives OK to Referendum

The Virginia State Board of Elections certified this week a referendum question for the May 6 ballot in the City of Falls Church that would, if passed, change the City’s charter by imposing a strict limit on the ratio of commercial to residential square feet in any new mixed use development project.

Anything But Straight: A Weekend Without E-Mail

Vacationing in Montreal this weekend, I had a computer glitch that made it impossible to connect online. The experience made me think about how much the world has changed since the beginning of the technological revolution, particularly for the GLBT community.

800 Pack Moran Forum on What U.S. Should & Might Try on Iran

Over 800 people crammed into the George Washington Masonic Temple in Alexandria Tuesday night to hear three panelists discuss the options for the U.S. in the case of Iran. The event was organized by Rep. Jim Moran, the long-standing Democratic incumbent congressman representing the 8th District of Northern Virginia. The forum was titled, “Is Iran […]

Movie Review: Snakes on a Plane

Snakes on a Plane

There are dozens of questions you could hurl at the plot of “Snakes on a Plane.” Don’t. Much like asking how the Christmas presents get under the tree, a true answer to the question is not nearly as exciting. So, check your questions at the door and just accept that this film is what it […]