Tag: fairfax

Best DMV spring break activities

Taylor Wichtendahl, staff writer Looking for some fun things to do if you’re stuck at Mason for spring break? Assuming that it ever stops snowing, here are some ideas to keep you busy! Pinstripes Bowling What? Bowling and Boche ball…

Celebrating Mardi Gras in the DC Area

Connor Smith, Staff Writer Considering the snow outside, it seems easier to go into hibernation until April. If you are willing to brave the cold, tonight is Mardi Gras, a wonderful celebration of life with several wonderful means to celebrate…

Fair-facts trivia

  Written by Editor-in-Chief Hau Chu and Online Lifestyle Editor Hannah Menchhoff If you enjoy a good round of trivia, but have no idea where to go, check out this breakdown of where to play. Brion’s Grille: University Mall, 10621…

Coffee shop review: De Clieu

Matt Tiller, staff writer De Clieu Coffee is Fairfax’s newest coffee shop. De Clieu Coffee offers a variation on the coffee we have grown used to. It uses a French presses as opposed to the drip coffee set-up one would…

Community group holds discussion on affordable Fairfax housing

Members of the Fairfax community gathered Monday evening for a discussion on affordable housing options available to lower-income residents. The discussion was hosted by Virginians Organized for Interfaith Community Engagement as a way to raise awareness on an issue they…

Mobius Records aims to create a haven for music lovers

Matt Tiller, Staff writer. When one first walks in to Mobius Records, they are greeted by the sound of an album playing on one of the store’s several record players. One is likely to see sections of recently released albums,…

Annual fall festival goes for the heights

  Blanca Acevedo, staff writer Rides, food, crafts and entertainment may be found at local fall festival. Today the city of Fairfax, Virginia is hosting the 38th annual Fall Festival. The event will be held on from 10 a.m. to…

New park planned for heart of Fairfax

A new park in the historic district of Fairfax will soon provide a civic and recreational outdoor space. Construction of Old Town Square is expected to be finished by Dec. 2014. “[Old Town Square] will be a very vibrant place…