Heading up to Arlington for Mardi Grad Tuesday night? Here's what you need to know about the parade and festivities!
Monday, February 11, 2013
Check out some of the top headlines from Falls Church last week.
The brother and sister duo of David and Rebecca Tax, owners of Clare and Don’s Beach Shack and Mike’s Deli and Lazy Sundae, started a Clarendon tradition that’s still going on. The Clarendon-Courthouse Mardi Gras Parade is their creation and has grown tremendously since its inception. Members of the Northern Virginia chapter of the National Organization of the Reform of Marijuana Laws held a meeting in Falls Church last week and the topic was legalizing marijuana in Virginia. Chef Will Artley at Pizzeria Orso has been known to have fun and this year, he is hosting a single’s soiree at the restaurant for Valentine’s Day. Reservations are a must for the event and for $40, it’s quite a steal. We’ve all gone to our mailboxes or greeted our …
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Brother and sister David and Rebecca Tax started the parade 15-years ago before moving onto Falls Church.
Siblings and former Clarendon business owners Rebecca and David Tax know how to have a good time and 15-years ago, they stepped out on a limb and started something that still draws a crowd in Clarendon. The 15th Annual Clarendon-Courthouse Mardi Gras Parade has grown from the 10 floats it had in its inaugural year and has become a big deal. This year’s parade is expected to be the biggest yet in the history of the event. “We were trying to promote the restaurants in the area and we thought it would be fun,” David said Thursday inside his Falls Church restaurant he runs with Rebecca, Clare and Don’s Beach Shack. More than 40 exhibitors are expected to participate in this year’s parade. Matt Hussmann, director of the Clarendon Alliance – the…