The Highway Blog

1610, 2019

The Unstoppable March of Change

By: Edythe Kelleher The Jewish High Holidays are upon us, making me think of what next year will hold. One prayer points out how much easier it would be to repeat the previous year. Even [...]

410, 2019

2019 Mary Thonen Beautification Awards

The Mary Thonen Richmond Highway Beautification Awards recognize the local property owners and businesses that go above and beyond to make their properties–and, by extension, Richmond Highway–look beautiful. These folks spruce up their storefronts, take [...]

3009, 2019

Mobile Homes: A Different Kind of Housing?

By: Edythe Kelleher Rents for mobile home pad sites are affected by different things than are other types of housing. This came to my mind during last week’s Community Conversation: Part 2, when I was speaking [...]

909, 2019

Made in Fairfax Network

MADE IN FAIRFAX NETWORK: Are you a local maker looking to build your business and promote your product? Fairfax County is launching the “Made in Fairfax” Network for Small-Scale Producers- from textiles, hardware, woodworking, and [...]

909, 2019

Gentrification?

By: Edythe Kelleher My son and I were discussing supply and demand the morning he was to take the Social Studies Praxis exam (he wants to teach History). We used housing in the Richmond Highway [...]

1306, 2019

North Gateway Plan Amendment

The proposed North Gateway Plan Amendment was presented to SFDC’s Board of Directors by Sophia Fisher, Fairfax County planner. The presentation covered the main concepts in the proposed plan amendment, existing and planned uses, planned [...]