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Tequila Grande replaced by new multi-use complex

Tequila Grande replaced by new multi-use complex

Sophia Brown, Lifestyle Editor March 29, 2022

The iconic corner restaurant Tequila Grande has been demolished, and a four-story residential and retail complex is set to go up in its place.  Tequila Grande has been at 444 Maple Ave. for the past...

Chocolate Mousse

A Review of Roberto’s Restaurant

Annabelle Rosse, Editor-in-Chief March 29, 2022

Get ready to say Ciao! to Vienna’s newest business: Roberto’s! Ever since its grand opening in early February, this vibrant restaurant has been serving the Vienna community with the best Italy has...

Ways to honor Black History Month year-round

Ways to honor Black History Month year-round

Ethan Qin and Rachel Schlueter, Social Media Editor and Editor-in-Chief February 13, 2022

Spanning the entire month of February, Black History Month is an annual celebration of African American achievements and the significant role they play in U.S. history. Originating with its introduction...

A line-up of new Vienna restaurants

A line-up of new Vienna restaurants

Aidan Jones, Features Editor February 11, 2022

Vienna is a mixing bowl of restaurants of different styles and flavors. Recently, there has been a slew of new places popping up around Vienna and this is a walkthrough of some of them.  Cedar Park There...

Caffe Amouris Belgian hot chocolate

Vienna’s Best Hot Chocolates

Joshua Brown, Editor-in-Chief January 13, 2022

When the clocks roll back an hour, hot chocolate season pours right into our minds. Whipped cream, marshmallows, alternative milks, etc. add unique variations to this heartwarming cold weather treat. While...

Turkey Trot returns to Vienna streets

Turkey Trot returns to Vienna streets

Madison Dietrich, In-Depth Editor December 2, 2021

After a virtual race last November, this year’s 19th annual Turkey Trot will be back in person! The race will be on Nov. 21 and will start at the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department. Three different races...

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New Bird scooters roll into Vienna

Trish Truong, Opinion Editor November 5, 2021

The Town of Vienna announced the introduction of Bird E-scooters to the community on Sept. 8. People can now rent Bird scooters for a base price of $1 and a per-minute charge of 15 cents. According to...

IMAGE COURTESY OF CLAIRE MOESER

A long time (home)coming

Avery Smith, Staff Writer November 3, 2021

Students across the country missed annual homecoming dances last year. At Madison, the fall dance is beloved by students in every grade, as it is a time for students, faculty and community members to come...

Sita Adhikari (center) receives check from Vienna Foodies fundraiser.

Vienna community rallies to support local Dairy Queen franchise

Rachel Schlueter, Editor-in-Chief June 3, 2021

Nestled at the edge of the Vienna Plaza shopping center, the Vienna Dairy Queen is the epitome of friendly small-town business.  Sita Adhikari has owned Dairy Queen since 2009. Customers are always...

Northern Virginia Grocery Store Review

Northern Virginia Grocery Store Review

Krutika Joshi and Rachel Schlueter April 20, 2021

Northern Virginia’s plethora of grocery stores provides not only reliable access to a variety of food, but one of the only ways to step out during the COVID-19 pandemic. Stores like Giant and Whole...

Vienna Foodies Work to Make Positive Impact in Vienna Community

Vienna Foodies Work to Make Positive Impact in Vienna Community

Annabelle Rosse, Editor-in-Chief March 2, 2021

Over the past months, heart signs made by the group Rustic Love have been appearing in lawns all over Vienna. The charismatic hearts seem to cheer up every lawn they touch. Little is it known, however,...

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Vienna Says Goodbye to Amphora After 44 Years

Katie Bartlett, Editor-In-Chief March 2, 2021

Whether it be late-night munchies, 11 a.m. brunch or post band-practice meals, there was always one place that Vienna locals could count on: Amphora Restaurant and Diner. After 44 years of all-day breakfast,...

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