Sunday, May 5, 2013
Celebrate the Mexican army's 1862 victory over France during the Franco-Mexican War in Falls Church.
Cinco de Mayo is Sunday and a couple Falls Church establishments will have drink and food specials for anyone looking for a place to go. Falls Church City Police will also be out and about patrol the streets looking for anyone who may have had too much to drink. Note that the Washington Regional Alcohol Program that runs SoberRide – a program offering a free taxi ride for people who have had too much to drink – will not be offering services this weekend. The service is only offered between Christmas and New Years Day, Saint Patrick’s Day, Fourth of July and Halloween. Here are a couple local restaurants offering Cinco de Mayo specials: Dogwood Tavern, 132 W. Broad St., Falls Church – There will be Mexican beer specials on Cinco de Mayo …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Good weather in order for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Cherry Hill Park.
If you’re staying around Falls Church Easter weekend and looking for things to do, there’s plenty going on and forecasts say the weather will be great. The city’s annual Annual Easter Egg Hunt starts Saturday at 10 a.m. in Cherry Hill Park. All the kids have to bring is a basket and the egg hunt is free. The Easter Bunny will make an appearance to take pictures with the kids. If you’re looking to take the family out for brunch this weekend, there are a few places you can go: If you know of other restaurants serving an Easter menu, let us know in the comments section below.
Monday, March 18, 2013
For the 2013 NCAA basketball tournament, Falls Church's Dogwood Tavern has brought back its popular burger.
Dogwood Tavern will be showing all of the 2013 NCAA Tournament men's basketball games—but it’s another “March Madness” customers will be coming in for. Last year they rolled out a special burger after some customers recommended it, said Jeremiah Mahoney, general manager at Dogwood. Dogwood Tavern's March Madness is an Angus beef burger between two grilled cheese sandwiches for the buns and topped with lettuce and a pickle. Mahoney said Dogwood will serve the burger through the end of March. “We did it last year and it did great,” Mahoney said. Mad Fox Brewing Company, Pizzeria Orso and Clare & Don’s Beach Shack have not come up with NCAA tournament specials yet but they will all be showing the games on television. Where are you watching …
Friday, March 15, 2013
You don’t have to leave Falls Church to find beer, corned beef and cabbage and more.
If you want green beer or corned beef and cabbage for Saint Patrick’s Day, you don’t have to leave Falls Church to get it. Several restaurants around the city will be celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day with all kinds of dishes and specials on Sunday. With all of the beer that will be flowing, Falls Church City Police will be out paroling the streets. These restaurants will definitely be serving up specials and if we missed one, let us know in the comments section below. What are your plans for Saint Patrick’s Day? Let us know in the comments section.
Friday, February 1, 2013
The State Theatre is hosting a free Super Bowl party and several restaurants are running specials for the big game.
Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers fans and just football fans alike will be watching Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday. In Falls Church, the State Theatre is where the biggest Super Bowl party will be. Admission to the party is free and food and drinks will be sold. Doors open at 4 p.m. and Super Bowl coverage on the big screen starts at 6:30 p.m. There are other places showing the Super Bowl in Falls Church Sunday and here are some of the specials you can find around town: Did we miss any specials at your favorite watering hole? Post them in the comments below or click on a listing above and review and rate the bar on Patch.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
The end of the NFL lockout is a good thing for local restaurants and bars in Falls Church.
After 132 days of the NFL Lockout, football fans across the nation rejoiced as the lockout ended on Monday with league owners and the NFL Players Association agreeing on a new collective bargaining agreement. Local Falls Church bars were also happy that their businesses will be back to normal this fall with customers lining up for wings and beers on Sundays. “I don’t even want to think what it would’ve been like without a football season,” said Jeremiah Mahoney, a manager at Dogwood Tavern, a popular bar along Broad Street. “Even with preseason games we get a good amount of people out to the bar. I’m thinking this year with the whole lockout and everything people will be even more desperate to watch preseason stuff because they’ve been …