2024-06-22 8:46 PM

Our Man In Arlington

For almost as long as anyone in Arlington can remember, the first County Board meeting of the year has been held bright and early on New Years Day. It happened again this year!

Clear, Brisk Forecast for F.C. New Year

The forecast is for temperatures to remain above freezing following a day of almost 50 degrees on New Year’s Eve Monday, perfect if brisk conditions for the eighth annual “Watch Night” celebration expected to draw over 1,000 to downtown Falls Church. A giant antique steel-frame star that once adorned the Falls Church water tower every […]

Jody’s Jam of the Week

Watch Night New Year’s Eve Spectacular, Dec. 31 from 7:30 p.m. – Midnight between Broad St. & Park Ave.

F.C. Advances Plans for New Year

Culminating Virginia’s year-long celebration of its 400 years since the founding of Jamestown, the City of Falls Church will again host a “Watch Night” fete in its downtown on New Year’s Eve. The ninth annual event has taken on the character of yet another significant Falls Church tradition since its initiation on Dec. 31, 1998. […]

Picking Splinters: Sensing Draft Doom

If I were a die hard Redskins fan, I think I would be very concerned with what owner Dan Snyder, head coach Joe Gibbs and the Redskins front office are planning for the No. 6 overall pick on Saturday. The way they were talking in Tuesday’s press conference seemed to indicate that anything could be […]

Picking Splinters: Caps Need

We’ve seen this before haven’t we? Alexander Ovechkin scores a ridiculous amount of goals, but the Capitals skid to another high draft pick after a season of high effort but low results. And still no one watches at Verizon Center.

Picking Splinters: Onward to 2007

And so, this Sunday the sporting year of 2006 comes to an end. Like any other year, it has produced its share of thrilling moments, moments that will be and have been recounted by many other columnists this week. To be sure, 2006 had its fair share of praise-worthy stories — the Final Four run […]