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Our Man in Arlington

Two funerals occurred within the last week that brought home once again the rich political and cultural history of Arlington over the last half century or so.

Letters to the Editor: April 9 – 15, 2009

3 F.C. Council Members Reply to Snyder Views Editor, In his recent remarks published on the Falls Church Times blog, our friend and colleague David Snyder fired a broadside at Mayor Gardner, Vice Mayor Lippman and the City Manager as being “ingrown and isolated” and “diverging more and more from the needs and values of […]

Press Pass: Thievery Corporation


Even in instances where success is directly attributable to individual talent and creativity, it seems fate still has some role to play.

Squidfire Spun From F.C. Roots


Squids, crop dusters spreading love, the grim reaper, gargoyles and smiling vegetables – these are but a handful of Baltimore-based Squidfire’s latest wares for the hip T-shirt aficionado.

Nicholas F. Benton: Why McCain Has Nothing to Say

The McCain campaign descended in the last week from nastiness toward an almost cartoon-like caricature of reality, in the face of massive social and economic dissembling caused by its political and Wall Street friends simply too big for it to handle.

F.C. Producer Scores Grammy for Blues CD

SCOTT SHUMAN (right, holding award) stands on stage after winning a Grammy for Best Traditional Blues Album. (Photo: Anne Dyson)

While most people spent this past Grammy night waiting for the Best Album of the Year upset that no one could have predicted, local resident Scott Shuman was focused elsewhere — on his own newly earned Grammy award.