Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and Falls Church flower shop owners are gearing up for the rush of last-minute customers by ordering red roses in bulk. When asked how working during Cupid’s holiday compares to any other day, Carol Beales of Galleria Florist had just one word to […]
The sky over the Fairfax County Public Safety Center was bright blue with a few puffy white clouds for the Fairfax County Police Fallen Officers Memorial Service on Monday. The American flag swayed gently in the breeze as Sheriff’s Deputy Rob Deer played a traditional dirge of “Amazing Grace” on […]
Long, long ago, in a market not so far from where I now live, Four Roses was a commonplace whiskey brand. I can still recall seeing it on the bar shelves at the homes of family friends, and pictures of it in magazines and on bulletin boards.