Friday, May 17, 2013
The family-owned garden center and landscaping business will relocate to Mount Vernon at the end of the month.
Homeowners in need of topsoil or stone pavers are in luck: Campbell & Ferrara Outdoor Living just added those items to their list of inventory for sale as part of the store's moving sale. The store currently has bulk topsoil on sale in addition to their stone items. There are three kinds of topsoil for sale: regular topsoil at $20 per cubic yard, topsoil with leaf mulch for $24.99 per cubic yard and super topsoil for $44.99 per cubic yard. To view the stone items for sale, view the full list on Campbell & Ferrara's Facebook page. Back in March, the store, located at 6651 Little River Tpke., began selling items at reduced prices as part of an inventory reduction sale. Campbell & Ferrara will leave their Annandale area location on May 31 and…
Thursday, May 16, 2013
The building was demolished in 2012 after it was considered a blight nuisance vacancy.
The former site of the Frame Factory, located at 7130 Little River Tpke., beside the Antiques & Art Emporium, is still a vacant lot almost a year after the property was put up for sale. The physical building which once housed the former Annandale framing business was torn down in early 2012 after the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved a blight abatement plan for the property. The majority of the building was damaged in a fire in 2010 that caused a little over $1 million in damages. Following the blight abatement, the property was put up for sale by the Riesett family. TELL US, ANNANDALE: What kind of business would you like to see on this property? Do you think Little River Turnpike and the surrounding businesses are better off …
Friday, May 10, 2013
The station closed temporarily for the renovations back in March.
After almost two months of construction, the remodel of the Annandale Hess gas station at 7100 Little River Tpke., near the corner of John Marr Drive is starting to take shape. The convenience store building for the gas station was delivered at the end of April. Construction crews have been at work almost daily continuining work on the property in order to meet the scheduled July open date. The gas station closed in March in order to complete renovations. When finished, the gas station will include a new Dunkin' Donuts and other food offerings inside the convenience store. Related stories Hess Gas Station in Annandale to Reopen This Summer Hess Gas Station Slated for Remodel in February
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Ron's Collectors World owners Ron and Vinnie Savino sold the store last week. The store will stay in Annandale and be renamed Collector's World.
For 21 years, Ron and Vinnie Savino have faithfully owned one of the Annandale Shopping Center’s familiar specialty shops, Ron's Collectors World. Last Wednesday, the brothers sold the store to Collector's World, LLC. “I’m heartbroken, but it’s good. My life is changing, so that’s what’s heartbreaking. They’re good people. They know their stuff, so the store’s in good hands,” said Vinnie Savino of the new owners, Damon Hudson and Stephen Weber. Related Story: Meet the Mayor of the Annandale Shopping Center Savino said he and his brother had just finished selling off their entire inventory to begin slowly rebuilding it with newer items when Hudson approached him about buying the store. The store, which will be renamed Collector's World, …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Construction on the store, which is the third store in the area, began in early 2012.
After more than a year of constructon, the latest CVS location in the Annandale area officially opened on Sunday. According to an employee at the store, the store opened with little fanfare, but had seen a solid amount of customers throughout the day who noticed the "now open" signs posted out front and chose to stop in. The store is located at 3921 Prosperity Ave., in Fairfax just outside of Annandale and west of the beltway. It's a full-service CVS and includes a drive-thru and a 24-hour pharmacy. Additionally, the store will be the third CVS store in the Annandale area. Read more about CVS on Patch: For instant updates, follow Annandale Patch on Facebook and Twitter.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The store will be the third CVS store in the Annandale area.
By the looks of things, the new CVS located at 3921 Prosperity Ave., will open this month as planned. Much of the remaining construction, with the exception of some interior and landscaping is complete, according to a construction worker on site. Back in March, Mike DeAngelis, director of public relations for CVS, told Patch the store hoped to open in April after months of delays due to permit approvals and unexpected site cleanup construction. CVS began construction on the new store site in early 2012 and originally planned to open in September 2012. Tell Us: Are you excited for the new CVS? Read more about CVS on Patch:
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The garden center and landscape business announced last fall it would relocate after more than 60 years at its Annandale-area location.
Local garden center and landscape business Campbell & Ferrara Outdoor Living is aiming to move out of their longtime Little River Turnpike location just outside of Annandale and relocate to Mount Vernon by May 31. [Read more on Patch: Campbell & Ferrara to Relocate in 2013] According to owner Donna Campbell, who co-runs Campbell & Ferrara with husband Jim, the family-owned and operated business plans to leave their Mason District location and move into their new location at 8357 Richmond Hwy., in Mount Vernon around the same time just before the start of summer. "We're really excited [about the move], but we have a lot to do," said Campbell. "We're confident we'll be ready when we need to be." Campbell & Ferrara began selling certain items…
Friday, March 29, 2013
The station closed in March to undergo renovations.
The Annandale Hess gas station at 7100 Little River Tpke., near the corner of John Marr Drive has closed temporarily and is scheduled to reopen this summer once renovations are complete, according to a representative for Hess. Back in January, Mason District Supervisor Gross told residents at a town hall meeting that the gas station would undergo a remodel in spring. The remodel, Gross said, would include a new Dunkin Donuts. Are you on Facebook? So are we! "Like" Annandale Patch on Facebook “We began renovations on our retail location in Annandale on March 18. When renovations are completed in early July, our customers will be able to shop in a larger convenience store which will offer Dunkin Donuts products and other food offerings along…
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The Annandale Blockbuster store closed this month. So what's replacing it?
The Annandale Blockbuster Video at 7448 Little River Tpke., officially closed this month and it looks like a new business has already leased the now-vacant property. According to the Fairfax Inspections Database Online (FIDO) system, a permit for a new interior layout for an Advanced Auto Parts store was processed on Tuesday by the county for that address. The system also shows that a zoning plan for the layout was reviewed and approved. Zoning Plan approval is one of the first steps in a lengthy process businesses go through when applying for permits, according to a representative in the county Office of Planning and Zoning. Annandale already has an Advanced Auto Parts store, located at 6960-O Braddock Rd., in the Bradlick Shopping Center…
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The family-run and operated garden center and landscape business will leave its Annandale area location this summer.
Campbell & Ferrara Outdoor Living is preparing for their summer move to Mount Vernon with an inventory reduction sale. The sale, which began earlier this year, includes several deals on landscape and home items such as select flagstone, fieldstone, and wallstone stone pavers and brick for up to 50-75 percent off. The popular family-owned and run business will move to 8357 Richmond Highway this summer after more than 60 years at its Little River Turnpike location. [Read more on Patch: Campbell & Ferrara to Relocate in 2013] According to their website, the following plants are also on sale: Visit the Campbell & Ferrara website for the complete list. If it's hardscape items you're looking for, Campbell & Ferrara has sales on: Visit the …