Big Johnson Still Open!

We have 74 entries so far. I’m sure some of you forgot to do your entry, or created one but forgot to enter it into the Big Johnson group. ANNOUNCEMENT:  THE BIG JOHNSON CAN STILL BE ENTERED! If you already have an ESPN entry, put it in the Big Johnson group. There have only been […]

New Saratoga Park & Ride

From WTOP: A new park and ride lot is set to open soon in Fairfax County, with bus service to Franconia-Springfield Metro station and the Pentagon. The Saratoga Park and Ride is in Springfield, by the Fairfax County Parkway – Barta Road/Rolling Road interchange, just west of Interstate 95. “It’s beautiful, it’s nicely landscaped, conveniently […]

FBI Building In Springfield?

Lee District Supervisor Jeff McKay’s response to Robert McCartney’s Washington Post article on where the FBI should and shouldn’t move is pretty compelling: I was drinking my first cup of coffee when Robert McCartney’s December 6 column jolted me awake. The column left out a lot of critical facts about the proposed FBI relocation. Here […]

Enter The Big Johnson College Bowl Mania – Win A Kindle Fire!

Sure, maybe your favorite college team won’t quite make it to a bowl game this year. But you still can enter (and WIN) Kim’s   Big Johnson College Bowl Mania This free contest involves choosing the winning team for each of the 35 upcoming college football bowl games, to be played between Saturday, December 15 and Monday, January 7. All you have to […]

Springfield Town Center – Coming Late 2014

Now that demolition is finally under way, here are photos of the Town Center (former Springfield Mall) as it’s expected to look when it reopens in 2014. The new mall will include an addition of roughly 700,000 square feet of retail, restaurants, a food court and a state-of-the-art movie theater. The 20-foot-tall brown numbers that […]

Taking It Down – Springfield Mall Bites The Dust

Here’s a couple of You Tube vids of the demo getting underway: [youtube width=”560″ height=”315″]http://youtu.be/TnyhobzJSAo[/youtube] [youtube width=”560″ height=”315″]http://youtu.be/jd14J32wMJo[/youtube]

FHA Easing Condo Restrictions

This is IMPORTANT for condominium sellers, buyers and owners. FHA has changed its requirements for condos to be certified, making it easier for sellers to sell and buyers to get financing. Today’s news is a major and positive change. History: If someone wants FHA financing for a condo, not only do they have to be […]