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Archive for January, 2012

Bristow Reptile Rescue Offers Santuary to Homeless Critters

Bristow Reptile Rescue Offers Santuary to Homeless Critters

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments | Community

Bonnie and Richard Keller of Bristow are the founders of Reptile Rescue, Inc., a nonprofit organization which shelters, cares for and adopts out reptiles, such as turtles and tortoises, lizards and snakes, as pets.

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Community Leaders Discuss Retail Growth in Bristow

Community Leaders Discuss Retail Growth in Bristow

On the afternoon of Sunday, Jan 29 Sameer Patel, one of three developers of the Bristow Commons and proprietor of the Bristow Montessori School, sat down with Bristow business leaders and community members to discuss their vision for retail growth in Bristow Commons and by extension Bristow. “You’re creating a community,” Patel told the group. […]

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Farmers Market Grows Even More Local in Bristow

Farmers Market Grows Even More Local in Bristow

| January 29, 2012 | 1 Comment | Bristow Biz

The thermometer read 46 degrees in Bristow, but people were not focused on the cold. They came to Bristow Commons on Devlin Road to enjoy the outdoor markets, sample some cider, beef sliders, kettle popcorn and hopefully buy those and other tasty delights produced locally, following a sustainable agricultural model.

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‘Write by the Rails’,’Writers for a Cause’ Hold Author Signing at Emoni’s Dessert Bar and Cafe

‘Write by the Rails’,’Writers for a Cause’ Hold Author Signing at Emoni’s Dessert Bar and Cafe

  Write by the Rails, a networking group for Prince William County writers, hosted a book signing Friday from noon to 6 p.m. at Emoni’s Dessert Bar and Café’ in Dumfries where authors Steve Clapp, Carol Covin and Katherine Goddardt signed and sold copies of their recently published books. Cindy Brookshire, cofounder of the Manassas […]

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Braemar Village Firestone Awaits Zoning Approval to Begin Construction

Braemar Village Firestone Awaits Zoning Approval to Begin Construction

| January 28, 2012 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz, News

Firestone Complete Auto Care Centers’ plan to open in mid-Feb. might have been too optimistic.

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CinemaFunk: The Artist

| January 27, 2012 | 0 Comments | Cinema Funk

Yes, there was a time when film did not forcibly shove junk into your face or crowd your ears with high volume rumbles and electronic soundtracks. The Artist takes us back to a time when the entire film industry completely changed its technological foundations almost overnight, effectively leaving behind thousands of talents who either resisted the change or were unable to assimilate into sound production. While the film got the basic aspects of the film down perfectly, it scrapes the bottom of the barrel.

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UPDATED: Lockdown Lifted at Nokesville Schools

UPDATED: Lockdown Lifted at Nokesville Schools

| January 27, 2012 | 0 Comments | News, Uncategorized

Security measures were initiated at 12:30 p.m. on Jan. 27 at Brentsville District High and Nokesville Elementary School after a school resource officer reported a suspicious individual carrying a gun was spotted within the vicinity of Brentsville District High School.

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VDOT Installs Sign at Gainesville Railroad Crossing to Warn Drivers

VDOT Installs Sign at Gainesville Railroad Crossing to Warn Drivers

| January 26, 2012 | 1 Comment | News

In response to a second accident involving a truck and a Norfolk Southern train, the Virginia Department of Transportation has installed a portable message sign on southbound Route 29 in Gainesville.

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Busy in Bristow: I’ll Take Ordinary Days Over the Holidays

Busy in Bristow: I’ll Take Ordinary Days Over the Holidays

| January 26, 2012 | 0 Comments | Busy in Bristow

Is anyone actually sad the holidays are over? Sure, we may experience the occasional twinge of nostalgia, like when we snap the top on the last box of ornaments in mid-January. (I can’t be the only one who stashes them away in quick fashion to pull the tree down and waits until weeks later to […]

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No Progress in Construction of Victory Lakes Retail Center, Builder Seeks Partner

No Progress in Construction of Victory Lakes Retail Center, Builder Seeks Partner

| January 25, 2012 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Citing competition from SR 234 Business and Braemar Village Plaza, Miller and Smith deem the construction of an 85,000 sq. ft. retail center at Victory Lakes opened-ended.

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