Monthly Archives: October 2010

>The Great Leif Garrett Riot of ’78

>In April 1978, Harmony Hut in Springfield Mall scheduled an appearance by the new pop superstar Leif Garrett.  16-year old Garrett arrived to find at least 1000 screaming girls mobbing the store to get a glimpse of their beloved star.  Garrett … Continue reading

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>Cool Upcoming Event on NOVA Rock and Roll


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>Texas Ted Britt’s Hootenanny


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>Arlington’s Critical Role in American Music

>  Alan Lomax   Rosslyn was a seedy place going back to the Civil War with gritty industrial tracks interspersed with brothels, gambling houses, and bars. As the thirties brought an influx of government workers, Rosslyn began a … Continue reading

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>Former Site of WARL Radio Station

> For more on the radio station’s significance, see this post.

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>The former site of Tuthill’s Pool Hall in East Falls Church

> Located at 6876 Lee Hwy in East Falls Church, the site is now the hard to pronounce La Cote Dor Cafe.   It’s formal name was Falls Church Billiards and the place was known as a hangout for the Avengers … Continue reading

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>Hunter’s Lodge: Images from history


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