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The Coffee Chronicles

The Coffee Chronicles

Anne Johnakin, Emily Imes, Aynsleigh Escher, Editor

February 19, 2019

Overall rating: The drink ordered was an almond milk latte with vanilla syrup. The three of us can’t have dairy, which is why we used almond milk. We chose to drink a vanilla latte because, in the grand scheme of corporate coffee, a very popular drink is the vanilla latte. Rating something people ar...

Lake Alden: the King George Band Taking Over the Fredericksburg Music Scene

Lake Alden: the King George Band Taking Over the Fredericksburg Music Scene

Aynsleigh Escher, Editor

January 28, 2019

The downtown Fredericksburg music scene has long focused on folk and bluegrass music, with very few artists consisting of and playing for younger generations. Recently, however, venues like Katora Coffee have started welcoming such bands, hosting open mic nights and pre-planned shows. One group, the King Geor...

Art Attacks the Streets of Fredericksburg

Art Attacks the Streets of Fredericksburg

Amanda Lineweaver, Reporter

October 18, 2018

Belly dancers gyrating, a small boy jamming out on an electric guitar, and an opera singer belting an aria were a few of the many different kinds of people and things that were seen and heard performing on the streets of Downtown Fredericksburg. On Saturday, September 22, approximately 200 artists f...

Annual Fredericksburg Farmer’s Market Returns

Annual Fredericksburg Farmer’s Market Returns

Grace Mamon

April 26, 2017

It’s the time of year again for fresh fruit, vegetables, and other groceries supplied by the annual Fredericksburg Farmer’s Market. Making a trip to Hurkamp Park in Downtown Fredericksburg to purchase produce or just browse among the vendors will definitely be worth the time. The Hurkamp Park loca...

Break Away From Boring

Grace Mamon, Reporter

March 1, 2017

Replace uneventful weekends by frequenting some of Fredericksburg's less well-known attractions like the Breakout Game. This mind-bending challenge is perfect for groups of friends, families, or as a team building activity. After being locked one of three rooms, you and your group have an hour to sift th...

Upcoming Book Signings

Grace Mamon, Reporter

February 22, 2017

You’d be hard pressed to find something that excites avid readers more than a book signing. Meeting a published author, especially after falling in love with his/her work, is a surreal and exciting experience. Although book signings frequent the Fredericksburg area, they are usually overlooked or...

Cheap Eateries: Vivify

Cheap Eateries: Vivify

Mackenzie Nolan, Reporter

February 6, 2017

In downtown Fredericksburg, you often pay for where you are. A popular burger joint, Vivify Burger & Lounge, is no exception. It has a great location on William St. and a rooftop lounge. The lounge is closed right now because of the cold, but it will open back up in March. Their traditional A...

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