The Falls Church Planning Commission was told at a work session in City Hall Monday that BJ’s Wholesale Warehouse is “on a fast track” to get its planned new F.C. location up and running on Wilson Blvd., and that’s why they’re being “very cooperative” with the City’s Planning Staff in […]
‘Watchmen” Deserves to be Watched
“Watchmen” director Zack Snyder (300) was faced with a difficult task – condensing a 12-issue comic book epic, considered by many as the greatest ever written, into a feature length motion picture.
Anything But Straight: The Future of Gay News
In one of the most important articles of the year, Walter Isaacson wrote in Time Magazine about the shredding of the newspaper business.
Children’s Book Touches Hearts, Nerves
Illustrator and author Sarah S. Brannen wanted to “write a book about a wedding,” a pretty simple notion driven by her then 6-year-old niece’s desire that every book end with a wedding. Watching same-sex marriages celebrated in her home state of Massachusetts, Brannen knew the focus her book would take.
Picking Splinters: A-Rod, PEDs: Go A-way
Are we done with this steroids thing yet?
Our Man in Arlington
Christmas is here! It finally arrived last Sunday during the Follow the Light Christmas By Candlelight Concert at the Immanuel Bible Church in Springfield.
The Peak Oil Crisis: Mea Culpa
Earlier this week The Washington Post’s media critic, Howard Kurtz, published an apology on behalf of the media for its weak coverage of the multi-year run-up to the current financial debacle.
Northern Virginia Art Beat
Phillips Collection. (1600 21 St. NW, Washington, D.C.) Museum Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Thursday “Artful Evenings” with music and gallery talks 5 – 8:30 p.m;, Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Call 202-387-2151, or visit phillipscollection.org.
The Peak Oil Crisis: The Washington Post Meets Peak Oil Lite
For those who aren’t ready to buy into the concept of world oil production going into decline in the next few years, there is a less worrisome subset making the rounds known as “peak oil lite.”
A Penny for Your Thoughts: News from Greater Falls Church
An artist’s ability to take a simple concept and expand it into multiple mediums that can connect with hundreds of people never fails to amaze the viewer. At Bailey’s Elementary School, teacher Allyn Kurin took such common items as fabric pieces, wooden pickets, and plywood panels, to tell family stories […]