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It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
Bob B April 17, 2014 at 12:24 am
There is always a reason for a price-increase - I can't remember ever reading about a reason for aRead More price-decrease. It's possible no one else has noticed this. Isn't capitalism wonderful?
mark April 17, 2014 at 07:39 am
The disease came from China! Aids came from Africa, other diseases come from Mexico but yet we letRead More people flood to this country and they bring those diseases with them!
kay sieverding April 17, 2014 at 09:56 am
The price of pork can also go up because the price of beef is up. It's not just weather andRead More disease, it's also cost of fuel.
A promotional video created for Springfield Town Center, from its Web site.
Laura Gee April 2, 2014 at 08:38 am
Better stores but still looks like a mall vs. a "town center". Yawn.
AND April 2, 2014 at 12:20 pm
Agreed, looks more like a mall than a "town center" I'd like to see local restaurants withRead More good bars such as a Great American Restaurant
CS April 5, 2014 at 08:27 am
Boring.
Safeway could be bought. (Patch file photo.)
Fairfax Watcher March 7, 2014 at 03:39 pm
WELL...............no worries for those Kroger lovers or haters as SAFEWAY went to Albertson'sRead More owner, CERBERUS. CERBERUS plans on reforming Safeway stores to look/feel like Trader Joe's.
Rick Tocchet March 9, 2014 at 01:22 am
It's always that "evil Walmart" with Lefties...
Dave Jennings March 9, 2014 at 08:15 pm
Cerberus will probably close at least half the chain as most equity firms are apt to do in order toRead More up profit and create a stream of returns that will up their chances of passing it off to someone else in a few years.
Fiona's Irish Pub could open as early as this spring. It replaces King Street Blues. Logo from Fiona's Irish Pub Facebook page
Glenn Baker February 26, 2014 at 06:44 am
awesome news, welcome to the neighborhood!!!
CS February 26, 2014 at 08:04 am
So excited! Finally something new and different!
linda c March 13, 2014 at 05:01 pm
Can't wait!
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley visited the set of "House of Cards." File Photo. Photo Courtesy Gov. Martin O'Malley
Wildermann February 22, 2014 at 04:49 pm
Yes, an investment in economic development. MD & P.G. Co. are investing in National HarborRead More including a gambling casino attraction and other amenities along with the creative investment strategy listed here in this article. Old Town has looked ahead to capitalize on the attractions on the other side of the river by increasing hotel space and working with National Harbor to get visitors to use Old Town as a destination during their stay across the river. Fairfax County across from National Harbor on the US Route 1 or Richmond Highway corridor seemingly anticipates gamblers in need of fast and easy loans given the proliferation of Car Title Loan Businesses popping up like mushrooms. Can't imagine the VA legislature concerning itself with much more than bills that seek to limit human rights, abortion rights, economic rights, health care rights, environmental rights, voter rights or any other progressive effort that give more rights to citizens. Just another bass ackward state of the old Confederacy that can't fully acknowledge modernity.
Photo from Patch file.
Fairfax Watcher January 25, 2014 at 11:46 am
This delay IF indeed it is due to the County's inability to review and issue permits in anRead More acceptable time frame should be a strong message to Chairman Bulova and Supervisor McKay!! The rhetoric coming from the County is "Fairfax is good for business", really? Ask most any developer or business who is trying to process paperwork thru the County and they off-record will tell the real truth of delays and Mickey-mouse stuff that have cost them real money and schedule slips!! Come on Fairfax County get it together...its the 21st Century and you are thinking 19th Century! Sorry Wegmans you and important others will have to pay your time dues to the biggest County in the world! Enjoy your 1st tax bill!
The Horses Mouth January 27, 2014 at 09:57 am
I couldn't agree more with you Fairfax Watcher! It would be nice if Chairman Bulova and SupervisorRead More McKay would wake up and smell the coffee!! I can tell you first hand, ALL of the delays start and end with getting the permits thru the County!! It often takes more time to get the permits thru the County system than it takes to complete the actual build out of the commercial location. What's wrong with this picture? I suppose Chairman Bulova and Supervisor McKay are fine with Fairfax County tax payers going to Wegman's in Prince William County instead of capturing those tax dollars here!
TrustMe January 27, 2014 at 05:20 pm
NNOOOOO!!!!!