Former Head of Arlington Chamber Dies
Some of the top Patch stories from along the GW Parkway
Del Ray is a beloved community, but few have the luxury of working, living and playing exclusively within the neighborhood. Recognizing this, we're going to take a weekly look at some of the top stories on the other Patch sites up and down the George Washington Parkway corridor. We're calling it Parkway Dispatches and we'll start north in Georgetown and work our way south to Mount Vernon.
GEORGETOWN — Adam Sobel loved Las Vegas. The budding young chef loved it so much that he turned a planned yearlong stay into eight and a half years, carving a culinary niche at Sin City's top restaurants. But he needed a change. “I wanted to move out to a city that was serious about food,” he says.
CLARENDON — Prominent Arlington attorney and recent Chamber of Commerce Chairman Philip Keating died Tuesday. He was 51. He had just stepped down in January from his one-year term as chairman of the chamber.
OLD TOWN — 529 Kids Consign, founded by co-owners Megan Podolsky and Pouneh Barnes, provides area mothers with a different kind of shopping experience.
BELLE HAVEN — The recent shootings in Tucson have brought forth national issues ranging from gun control to helping people with mental sickness. I went to the Belle View Shopping Center to ask a few people their opinions on some questions related to the shooting.
FORT HUNT — Over 230 audience members turned out for Monday’s matinee showing of "Bugsy Malone, Jr." at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. A cast of 42 actors, ranging from age eight to 16, brought to life the glitz and glam of gangsters in New York during the Prohibition era.
MOUNT VERNON — Ask Heather Campbell, a senior Girl Scout from troop 849 in Alexandria, Va., about her favorite type of Girl Scout cookie and you’ll hear this response: “Thin Mints, because you can freeze them, and they go good on ice cream.”