March came in like a lion and … didn’t leave very quietly. Businesses opening and closing and crime news dominated this month on Fairfax City Patch. Here are six of the most popular stories on our site this month.
Woman Charged in Drunk Driving Accident on Interstate 66 — A mother who was allegedly driving drunk with her two young children along Interstate 66 has been charged with driving under the influence, hours after the woman's car hit a Fairfax County police cruiser.
Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers Now Open in Fairfax — Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers, located at 10030 Fairfax Blvd., is now open in Fairfax. It took over a building that formerly housed a Kentucky Fried Chicken.
Fairfax Kmart Store Closing — The Kmart on Jermantown Road is closing less than two years after a Walmart opened nearby.
Fairfax City Police Stop Robbery In Progress — Fairfax City police stopped what appeared to be a robbery in progress on Fairfax Boulevard.
Police: Man Sets Fire to Flag at Outback Steak House — A man began a disturbance by kicking various objects outside of the Fairfax Boulevard CVS, then set fire to a flag outside Outback Steak House before being hauled to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center, according to police.
Fairfax City Council Re-envisions Fairfax Boulevard — In preparation for future commercial redevelopment along Fairfax Boulevard, the Fairfax City Council unanimously approved a $67,000 consulting analysis to help the city expand the range of businesses that locate along one of the city’s main thoroughfares.
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