2024-05-25 1:02 AM

Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

Spring finally is here, bringing with it a potpourri of interesting items for discussion and consideration. If potpourri brings to mind sweet or spicy smelling dried flowers and herbs, take a deep breath. This potpourri uses the American Heritage Dictionary’s first definition: a combination of various incongruous elements – all of which have been piling […]

House Atop a Cherry Hill


Originally built by William Harvey in 1845 and then valued at $665, the Cherry Hill Farmhouse on Park Avenue went through the Civil War and a handful of homeowners until it was turned over to the City of Falls Church government in 1968, and into a museum eight years later.

Dowd on Drinks: A Shaker Full Of Legalities

I can just picture the scene. A concerned parent is out strolling through the park with his/her offspring(s) when, suddenly, a wild-eyed pervert leaps out of the bushes and starts mixing a cocktail right in front of them.

Editor Recommends

Santana and the Derek Trucks Band, Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD, Sunday, April 6, Gates open 5:30 p.m.

Does It Get Better Than Last Saturday in F.C.?

A RECORD ESTIMATED TURNOUT OF 6,000 to 7,000 showed up on a perfect, sunny day by the Falls Church Community Center Saturday to partake of the annual Fall Festival and Taste of Falls Church, combined into a single event for the first time. The weekly farmer’s market was also held around the front of City […]

Congressman Moran’s News Commentary

Poet and author Pam Brown once said, “A horse is the projection of people’s dreams about themselves – strong, powerful, and beautiful – and it has the capability of giving us an escape from our mundane existence.” Ms. Brown’s words, I believe, are an accurate assessment of why so many Americans revere the Equus caballus.