Matthew Sweet (with son Zachary Sweet, 9), Fairfax, auditor, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
"I like it, but it's not a perfect place."
David Richards, Fairfax
"I love it — it's a great combination of small-town feel with a lot of things to do here."
Raghunath Rao, Fairfax, cashier, Mobil
"I've been living here for one year — it's a wonderful place, no doubt about it."
Josh Olin, Fairfax, student, Northern Virginia Community College
"I'm originally from Virginia Beach and just go to college here, but I like it — everything is close, and there's a lot of cool places around here."
Paula Cambronero, Fairfax, student studying in Costa Rica
"I think it's really nice — everything's really clean and the people are very nice."
Anthony Keys, Fairfax, systems engineer
"It's OK — I wish they had more stuff to do at night — you have to go to D.C. to do everything."
Mary LaClaire, Fairfax, retired/cookbook author
"I've lived in Fairfax since 1977 — I love it. I like everything but the traffic. There's so much available, especially for seniors, that's free or practically free."
Linda Hunter, Fairfax, bartender/wait staff, Thursday's
"I love living here. I was born and raised here."