Tagged: Fairfax

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Why You Should Live in Fairfax County

Fairfax County is a county in Northern Virginia that includes that areas of Annandale, Reston, Chantilly, Centreville, Herndon, and Springfield. Here are a few of the major things to know about living in Fairfax County.   Economy The economy of the...

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Chocolate Lovers Festival in Fairfax Hits the Sweet Spot

You like chocolate? I do. And so do a bunch of other people if the candy aisle at Walgreens or CVS is any indication. Or how about those varied TV commercials heralding its charm? It makes you think chocolate is...

Dog kiss (Luigi Anzivino via Flickr)

Help Lost Dogs and Cats Find Their Way Home This Year

Say you rent an apartment in Northern Virginia, you love animals and want one in your home. But there’s a problem. Your landlord won’t allow you to have pets, and none of your good friends have any either. What’s a...

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4 Reasons to Rent an Apartment in Fairfax

Ah, Fairfax, what memories I have of you and a failed start-up. No, not the one in Reston I’ve gone on about recently. This was a different beast with a huckster and a half at the helm (read: not me)....

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Fun While It Lasted: Mason, Georgetown Hang Up Dancing Shoes

It’s past the first weekend crucible in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, and here’s where Washington area teams stand … or don’t. Despite later getting bounced from the tournament by overall No. 1 seed Ohio State (Big Ten), 98-66, on...

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By George: Patriots, Hoyas Lead Area Tournament Hopes

Oh, yeah. It looks like the NCAA men’s basketball tournament selection committee listened to me for once, because guess who’s going to the Big Dance, and with an eighth seed no less? That’s right, the George Mason Patriots. OK, so...

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Sweet! Fairfax Chocolate Festival Promises More Than Just Desserts

I’m betting a lot of you out there like chocolate. Chocolate candy bars, chocolate ice cream, chocolate mousse, chocolate Easter bunnies, hot chocolate, chocolate anything. Women are supposed to have a particular jones for this sweet substance from Theobroma cacao,...

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Fairfax Celebrates the Fourth with Food, Fun and Fireworks

If you rent an apartment in the City of Fairfax, be ready for July 4th (a day early), because Fairfax claims to have the biggest and best hometown parade and celebration in the Washington, D.C., area. Those are big words,...