How to Refresh and Reorganize Your Apartment for 2022

The new year offers an opportunity to wipe the slate clean and start fresh with a newly calibrated outlook and freshly minted goals. And while many people use the changing year as a chance to improve upon their physical self, why stop there? Now is the perfect time to reevaluate...

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Unconventional Holiday Decor You Can DIY Today

The holiday season is here! If you’re someone who started decorating in October, you might not really need to put any finishing touches on your decor. But if you’re just getting going now, these DIY ideas will elevate your holiday decorations in a fun and modern way. DIY Snow Globes [The...

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Tomorrow Near Regent’s Park: The 2021 Fairfax Festival of Lights & Carols

Are you ready for a little holiday fun? Mark your calendars for December 4, when the 2021 Fairfax Festival of Lights & Carols will transform Old Town Square into a holiday oasis! The event is free for all and will take place from noon to 6:00 p.m. There will be caroling...

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Fairfax Turkey Trot: Move Your Feet Before You Eat

A lot of people have decided to take up running since the pandemic. It’s an ideal outdoor activity, a way to get away from your desk for a bit each day and breathe the fresh air, and a perfect option for working on your fitness. If you’re one of those...

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How to Host a Fun-Filled, Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to gather with loved ones and reflect on all the things that we have to be grateful for. It’s a joyous time, but for those who are hosting the biggest feast of the year, it can also be a stressful occasion—but it doesn’t have to be!...

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Clever No-Carve Ways to Decorate a Pumpkin

If the mess of carving a jack-o’-lantern doesn’t really appeal to you, but having some fall fun does, try one of these alternatives to your traditional Halloween decoration. Nail polish pumpkins. Don’t have a fully stocked craft cabinet? No problem! Nail polish pumpkins make use of beauty supplies you have stowed...

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Pick the Perfect Pumpkin at DePaul’s Urban Farm

‘Tis the season for a visit to DePaul’s Urban Farm! This family-owned and -operated gem has been a staple in the Vienna community since it opened in the early 1920s. So many local families have made fond fall memories in the pumpkin patch here for years. For those that are new...

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Hawk & Griffin Brings the Flavors of Ireland to Vienna

Are you craving a little comfort food? If so, check out Hawk & Griffin, a new Irish pub in Vienna. Open since June, this eatery promises an authentic Irish pub experience with delicious food to match. The menu features hearty Irish favorites, some of which you’ve probably tried before and others that...

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How to Make Your Apartment Extra Cozy for Autumn

With its shorter days and dipping temperature, the fall season reinvigorates our desire for cozy, welcoming spaces. Here are a few tips to help you bring autumn into your apartment—in the snuggliest, comfiest way possible. Toss up some twinkle lights. Twinkle lights instantly create a cozy vibe within your home,...

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Hawk & Griffin Brings a Taste of London to Vienna

Love a good pint? You’re going to want to check out the newly opened Hawk & Griffin. This spot is designed to mirror a quintessential British pub, and with a Brit as a co-owner, you know it’s authentic. The authenticity of course must start with the beer list. It’s a pub...

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