“We like to go to Burke Lake. I love that place. The shopping centers are also awesome. I also bring my friends here to the Pohick Library—and the I-Hop.”
—Poonam Noorani, a Burke resident for 29 years and a consultant for VDOT
“There is the Burke Lake Park where I go to play volleyball with friends. There’s Kingstowne for shopping and the movie theater.”
—Sarah Wilson, a student at Radford who has lived for 21 years in the Townes of Orange Hunt.
“It’s safe and people are friendly. Everything is accessible within a small area. And there are good schools.”
—Shay Alston, who has lived in Burke Commons for 13 years.
“I actually like the fact that it isn’t a big city, but at the same time you get the best of both worlds.”
—Audrey Sydnor, a 16-year resident of Fairfax Station
“I love how there’s so many things to do. You can drive into D.C. and there’s a lot of great restaurants.”
—Caroline Hanson, a one-year Burke resident and student at Lake Braddock Secondary