2024-06-16 7:30 AM

BJ’s On ‘Fast-Track’ to F.C. Location


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 meeting the staff’s wishes for […]

‘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.

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.

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.

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 of the students who attend […]