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7 Black-owned restaurants you can support in NoVA & DC

7 Black-owned restaurants you can support in NoVA & DC

Mehru Adnan, Hawk Talk Intern

June 10, 2020

With the recent nationwide protests and Black Lives Matter movement, many people have been wondering how they can help the cause. One of the more underrated ways to do your part is supporting Black-owned businesses. And what better business to support in a pandemic than a restaurant? Ordering from Bla...

5 small businesses in Vienna you can support during the pandemic

Bear Branch Tavern is currently offering contact-free order pick up at their location on Maple Ave.

Madison Dietrich, Business Manager

May 14, 2020

With the outbreak of COVID-19 prompting stay-at-home orders and social distancing measures, small businesses around the world have been forced to lay off workers, pause service temporarily or even shut down permanently. In Vienna, small businesses are the backbone of the community, and to ensure they r...

New restaurants pop up in Vienna

New restaurants pop up in Vienna

Vienna Wolff, Katie Barlett, and Caleb Callen

October 25, 2018

This article was originally featured in the Oct. 19 print edition of The Hawk Talk. Ben and Jerry's A new Ben & Jerry’s in Vienna Shopping Center opened Sept. 21. They offer a variety of flavors and combinations for their ice cream. The store has a unique mural representing the town, comple...

National Cherry Blossom Festival continues to excite many with “Petalpalooza” celebration

National Cherry Blossom Festival continues to excite many with

Emily Willson-Quayle, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018

Throughout the past month, the National Cherry Blossom Festival has been in full bloom in our nation’s capital. In 1912, Japan donated 3020 cherry blossom trees to the United States in an act of friendship and unity between the two nations. The first official Cherry Blossom Festival took place in ...

A school spirit that carries through generations

A school spirit that carries through generations

Lianna Williams and Christina Luckett

April 3, 2018

The Lees, Pantzers and Colberts all are multi-generational Madison families. They returned to Vienna to raise their children in the area, touting Madison’s reputation and community spirit as the reasons to stay in the town. The Lees Suzanne Lee and her husband Doug Lee first met in 8th grade at...