Sixty George Mason High School students from the International Baccalaureate (IB) program put their hard work on display last week with an end-of-year art show.
There is a fraternity of enthusiasm that encompasses spirits makers on various scales. But when it comes down to the actual production of drinks, building the businesses certainly remains a matter of scale.
As Congress becomes swiftly distracted and preoccupied with rearranging the deck chairs on the $700 billion Wall Street bailout package, the stubborn if overlooked gigantic elephant sitting in one of them ain’t budging.
“Presence,” Edward J. Reed’s portrait paintings, at The Art League Gallery, also in the Torpedo Factory Art Center. Runs through Oct. 6.
The recent years’ boom in large-scale mixed use projects along the City of Falls Church’s commercial corridors is expected to wane, but the tax revenues generated by the new developments to date will insulate the city from critical fiscal shortfalls that are plaguing neighboring Fairfax County.
In the cover story of the April 2008 edition of National Geographic magazine, “Africa’s Ragged Edge: Journey Into the Sahel,” author Paul Salopek, photographer Pascal Maitre and the editors do a terrific job introducing readers to perhaps the most important region of the world that no one, almost, has heard […]
Responding to action by the Falls Church Planning Commission Tuesday to recommend against the adoption of five ordinances required to implement the large-scale Atlantic Realty City Center project, City Councilman David Snyder contacted the News-Press yesterday to issue the following statement: “The Planning Commission raised and considered some very important […]
At the joint Falls Church City Council and Planning Commission session Monday night, Mayor Robin Gardner encouraged all to let their true feelings just hang out about the proposed first phase of the City Center development project. As might be expected, it turns out the opinions ranged widely from one […]
During 2006 in the City of Falls Church, an amazing thing happened. For want of a better phrase, we’ll call it “the first hint of critical mass.”
Oxymoronically, art museums can be incredibly alienating places. Often high strung, tense, even comically pretentious buildings that have more to do with the architect’s ego than the display of art. Whatever happened to that Teutonic edict ‘Form follows function’? Seems when it comes to the task of housing the world’s […]