Winners of Falls Church outdoor painting festival to be announced Saturday

Michael Dranove Around Town, Art & Culture

Falls Church Arts will mark the end of its two month long annual Plein Arts Festival this Saturday, June 15th. Plein arts, for those who don’t know, is the art of painting outdoors.  Popularized in the mid-19th century, plein arts emphasizes the importance of naturally capturing light and color notes in the landscape.  Barb Cram, the festival director, told TysonsToday …

Falls Church moving forward with massive development project at site of George Mason High campus

Michael Dranove Tysons Update

The Falls Church City Council and Falls Church School Board voted unanimously to approve a 1.3 million square foot development at the site of the soon to be demolished George Mason High School (GMHS) campus earlier this week. With construction of a new GMHS campus set to begin on land directly adjacent to its current location, the City of Falls …