Smithsonian Collects F.C. Obama Office Memorabilia Representatives from the Smithsonian Institution appeared at the huge office of the Obama campaign in downtown Falls Church last Thursday to haul off large quantities of memorabilia from the site, presumably for use in a future museum display of last week’s historic presidential election.
Letters to the Editor for the Week of October 30 – November 5, 2008
Competitors Would Oppose BJ’s Deal Editor, I, for one, have no objection to seeing BJ’s locate in Falls Church, and in fact probably would purchase some items there that I currently buy at Giant or Staples.
Falls Church News Briefs
F.C. Council Gives Prelim OK for Arts Funds By a 6-0 vote Tuesday, the Falls Church City Council voted to reinstate $50,000 in its budget for the construction of a 3,000 square foot performing and visual arts center on the street level of the new Pearson Square apartment condominiums on […]
A Penny for Your Thoughts: News from Greater Falls Church
Like many local and state jurisdictions across the nation, Fairfax County is projecting a budget deficit for Fiscal Year 2010, which begins on July 1, 2009. Based on current reduced revenue projections, the deficit for county and school operations is anticipated to be in the $400 million range.
Final Vote on Hilton Hotel by F.C. Council Monday
Project Would Bring $381,000 in Tax Yield Annually A final vote on a proposed 110-room Hilton Garden Inn in the 700 block of West Broad Street in Falls Church, projected to bring $381,000 annually in new tax revenues to the City, is expected by the Falls Church City Council next […]
Developer Hints F.C. Hilton Hotel May Be Built ‘By Right’
Due to relentless opposition from nearby St. James School parents and neighbors to the site, the developer seeking City of Falls Church’s approvals to build a Hilton Garden Inn hotel on W. Broad St. may modify his plan to build the hotel “by right,” without needing any City government OKs.
Preliminary OK Due Monday on F.C. Affordable Housing
A repeat of the fireworks between Falls Church Mayor Robin Gardner and Dr. Steve Rogers, chair of the Falls Church Housing Corporation (FCHC), at Monday’s City Council work session is not likely when the Council meets next Tuesday to consider an ambitious affordable housing project. But you never know.
Falls Church News Briefs
5 Clergy Speak Out for Affordable Housing in F.C. An outpouring of local clergy support for a plan to build 174 affordable housing units on land adjacent to the planned City Center in downtown Falls Church was exhibited at Monday’s F.C. City Council meeting. The proponents said they chose […]
Editorial: City Center & Recession
In Monday’s lively public hearing of the Falls Church Planning Commission on the City Center project, supporters and opponents of the project locked horns in one of the more evenly-matched, at least in terms of numbers, such events seen in Falls Church in awhile.
Best Case Scenario: F.C. City Center Groundbreaking in July
New Parking Deck Could Be Ready in Year After eight long years, it appears at last that the opening phases of the Falls Church City Center project is about to enter the fast track.