2024-05-25 12:10 AM

Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

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 News-Press got the low down […]

The Evolution of Eden

F.C. Shopping Center Has Grown Into Cultural Haven For Vietnamese On a busy Sunday afternoon, the parking lot of Eden Center in Falls Church is packed. The bustling shopping center that has served as a cultural hub for Vietnamese businesses and consumers is flush with shop owners and patrons looking to make sales and find […]

Future of Sunoco Station Site Up in Air

Sources have reported to the News-Press this week that the Shreve family property on the southeast corner of N. West and W. Broad in Falls Church, including the site of the Currle family-owned City Sunoco, has been sold to the B. F. Saul Company for a rumored $8 million, although the sale won’t be finalized […]

Route 50 Fatalities Result in Push For Increased Pedestrian Safety

After a 2006 spike in pedestrian deaths, Fairfax County has undertaken a massive effort to improve the county’s pedestrian-accessible infrastructure and instituted law enforcement campaigns in hopes the number of pedestrian related injuries and deaths will come down in 2007.

A Penny For Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church

It was standing room only early Friday morning when the Urban Land Institute 5-Day Advisory Panel (ULI) presented the results of its intensive review of the opportunities for revitalization and redevelopment in the Bailey’s Crossroads area. The long-awaited consultant study was commissioned by Fairfax County to develop a comprehensive strategy to support a revitalized Bailey’s […]

A Penny For Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church

The holidays have begun in earnest. Passing by a local shopping center revealed jammed parking lots and people hurrying from cars to stores and back again. Shopping on-line has picked up, too; be sure to have that credit card ready when you order!

Anything But Straight: Merry Christmas

Leave it to the Religious Right to turn Santa Claus into a wedge issue and exchange the gift of seasonal cheer for a box of holiday fear. Thanks to their histrionic "War on Christmas" campaign, major retailers, including Wal-Mart and Walgreen Co. are now dumping "Happy Holidays" for "Merry Christmas" and piping in religious Christmas […]

Finding the News-Press

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