Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Commercial vehicles account for most of the parked vehicles around Daniels Avenue and Poplar Street.
Parking restrictions may soon be implemented along Daniels Avenue and Poplar Street in Annandale to prohibit commercial vehicles from parking on those streets at certain times of the day. Although no official proposal for the restrictions has been put forth, the issue was discussed at an Annandale Central Business District Planning Committee meeting on Tuesday. The vehicles, which park near the American Legion Post 1976 and office for the Knights of Columbus, have been the cause of several complaints from Annandale residents and business owners. “It’s getting worse and worse,” said Vicki Burman with the Annandale Chamber of Commerce about the presence of the vehicles in Annandale. Aaron Frank with Mason District Supervisor Penny Gross’s …
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
A proposal to build 40 structures along streets in Annandale's Central Business District was presented as an option to beautify certain streets.
Annandale’s Central Business District is years away from being the fully realized mixed-used, pedestrian-friendly area that’s outlined in the Fairfax County revitalization vision or the Annandale Comprehensive Plan Amendment. But planner and architect Jeffrey Levine has proposed an idea to help improve the current landscape around Annandale’s most visible and busy areas. Levine gave a presentation to the Annandale Central Business District Planning Committee (ACBDPC) last Tuesday on Annandale Arbors, a group of about 40 structures that he thinks could help improve the overall appearance of the streetscape along Little River Turnpike, Annandale Road and Backlick Road. The arbors would cost an estimated $100,000, be spaced 40 feet apart …
Thursday, August 11, 2011
A gallery of photos taken around Annandale this week
This past week was very busy in Annandale. Omni Financial Corp received a plaque for the improvements they made to their property. Mason District Park continued to provide great entertainment with Tom Paxton on Friday and the Radio King Orchestra on Sunday. The children's program offered by the library was so popular, they ran out of tickets and had to turn people away.