2024-07-23 7:39 PM

Nicholas F. Benton: Krugman Advises, ‘Don’t Be Depressed!’

When signing for me a copy of his new book, “The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008,” at Washington, D.C.’s National Press Club last week, Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Krugman scribbled, “To Nicholas, Don’t be depressed.”

Northern Virginia Art Beat


The Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards 2008, at Heineman Myers Contemporary Art (4728 Hampden Lane, Bethesda, Md.). Runs through September 27. Gallery Hours: 1 – 6 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday. For more information, call 301-951-7900 or visit www.heinemanmyers.com.

Paul Krugman: Gore Derangement Syndrome

On the day after Al Gore shared the Nobel Peace Prize, The Wall Street Journal's editors couldn't even bring themselves to mention Gore's name. Instead, they devoted their editorial to a long list of people they thought deserved the prize more.

Bastille Day Bubbly

Falls Church Restaurant La Cote D’or Café held its annual Bastille Day waiter race last Saturday. The contestants had to navigate a course in the shortest amount of time, while retaining the most champagne. Jorge Del Carpio, right, won the grand prize of a trip to Paris. (Photos: News-Press)

Northern Virginia Art Beat


One of two sink paintings by grand prize winner Matthew Klos in the $14,000 Bethesda Painting Awards through tomorrow, Friday, July 7, at Fraser Gallery in Bethesda, Md.

Students Cash In On TV Promo $1K Giveaway

Falls Church Community Television’s “School Spirit” program's $1000 Giveaway

After months of endless clues and creative riddles, and trying 92 different lockers George Mason High School senior Addison Blakemore used a combination to finally recover $1,000. The prize was part of the first $1K giveaway from the on Channel 12.

Northern Virginia Art Beat

‘Holiday Market’ Friday through Sunday, December 1 through 3 at the Del Ray Artisans, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA Call (703) 838-4827, or see www.thedelrayartisans.org.  Features over 20 local artists offering arts and crafts, as well as food for the holidays. Friday hours are 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 […]