Saturday, May 25, 2019
Kimen Ramen & Izakaya, Annandale’s newest restaurant, offers authentic Japanese-style ramen with broth that takes eight to 12 hours to cook.
The small ramen shop is at 4217 John Marr Drive in the same building as The Block.
Friday, May 24, 2019
Fairfax County is holding a Democratic primary election for local and state offices on Tuesday, June 11.
Voters in the Annandale/Mason District could see these candidates on the ballot (*indicates incumbent), depending where you live:
- Fairfax County of Board of Supervisors chair – Tim Chapman, Ryan McElveen, Jeff McKay, Alicia Plerhoples.
- Board of Supervisors member for the Braddock District – Irma Corado and James Walkinshaw.
Thursday, May 23, 2019
|The lot on Woodlark Drive.|
K2NC LLC, a limited liability company formed by the owner of the property at 4104 Woodlark Drive, Sheila Konecke, filed suit in Fairfax Circuit Court earlier this month seeking damages of $1.2 million.
|A glass-only recycling bin operated by the City of Alexandria.|
The market for recycled glass has declined, mainly due to tighter controls imposed by China on the quality of materials it accepts. Also, broken glass is difficult to sort when it’s mixed in with other materials. As a result, most glass containers placed in curbside bins are not recycled and end up in landfills.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
|Dressbarn in the Seven Corners shopping center.|
Another big retailer is closing down, meaning more empty storefronts in our area.
The Ascena Retail Group announced May 20 that is shutting down all 650 Dressbarn stores. That includes the stores in the Seven Corners Center, Fair City Mall, Kingstowne Center, and Greenbriar Town Center in Fairfax County.
|The scene outside the endorsement meeting. Rachna Sizemore-Heizer is in the black-and-white dress, and Abrar Omeish's supporters are wearing yellow hats.|
That’s because Moon got the least votes from members of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee at an endorsement meeting May 21. There were four contenders seeking the Democratic endorsement for the three at-large seats on the school board.