Sherwood Family Gives $5 million for Community Center at Van Dyck Park

The City of Fairfax and The Sherwood Family finalized an agreement that will use a $5 million donation for a community center at Van Dyck Park.  Plans are for the center to open in 2010 and to be used for cultural activities, a teen center, a senior center, and arts related activities.  The location was chosen because of its central location in Fairfax City. You …

City of Fairfax Police Collecting Gifts for Kids in Fairfax Hospital

From the City of Fairfax Police: The City of Fairfax Police Department will be participating in the annual Santa’s Ride on Wednesday, December 12, at 11 a.m. Motor officers from the City Police Department will join officers from other Northern Virginia law enforcement agencies in a convoy to pick up donated gifts from collection boxes throughout the City.   Suggested donations are new unwrapped toys, …

Fairfax City Home Sales now Online

Have you ever wanted to find out what a home sold for, but had to wait until the newspaper printed it to find out? Well if you live in Fairfax City that all changed today. I have put up a permanent web page at ourfairfax.com/home-sales/ that you can view to find out all of the recent home sales in the City of Fairfax. I would …

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Living in Fairfax City, Virginia

I recently answered a question on Trulia from somebody who asked if Fairfax City was a good place to buy a home. I wanted to just yell “yes” when I read it because anybody who has ever lived in Fairfax City knows that it is absolutely a great place to buy a home, and an even better place to live in a home. There are …