Education, job growth, a declining housing market, and their effects on Fairfax County’s fiscal outlook dominated the first 2008 conversation between the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and the School Board on Monday. The two bodies have met occasionally throughout the past few years to address the revenue and construction […]
For Present Seekers, Target, Tysons, Internet Present a Pleasant Present as Holidays Near
Small Sample Shows Spending Down, As Shoppers Search for Winter Bargains The holiday season has begun and with it comes the shopping frenzy that regularly accompanies the month of December. Where are locals shopping this season? By visiting some familiar Falls Church hangouts, Stacy’s Coffee Parlor, Starbucks and Panera, the […]
September 27 – October 3, 2007
Delegate Hull’s Richmond Report
A Most Gracious Lady It was with a great deal of sadness that I learned of the passing of Lady Bird Johnson. It was my great honor to have met and talked with her.
Dowd on Drinks: New Clear Vodka Goes Green
Each year in the aftermath of Earth Day we see a spate of new initiatives designed to improve the ecology, save materials and do all sorts of other “green” things.
February 15 – 21, 2007
Dowd on Drinks: Let The Spirits Soar
When you have an industry that has shown nothing but growth in this century, everybody wants to get into the act.
Jody’s Jam of the Week
2007 Chocolate Lovers Festival, February 2 – 3 in Old Town Fairfax
Dowd on Drinks: Forget About ‘Man Law.’ It’s All About ‘Beer Law’
By now most people who come in contact with a television set have seen the beer commercials featuring the likes of Burt Reynolds and Jimmy Johnson sitting around a table sipping brews and creating one “Man Law” after another to govern male behavior.