Willie brings campaign for ‘mayor of Annan-tail’ to the Taste

With the Taste of Annandale happening just a little more than three weeks before Election Day, we’re expecting there will be some intense political campaigning going on at the Oct. 13 street festival. Joining the real candidates, will be Willie, a friendly pit bull mix, who’s running as mayor of “Annan-tail.” Willie will be accompanied... Continue Reading →

Park Authority previews golf programs at the Taste

Fairfax County’s golf programs, including upgrades at the Pinecrest Golf Course in Annandale, will be showcased at the Taste of Annandale. The Fairfax County Park Authority is a Silver-level sponsor of the Oct. 13 street festival, and Roberta Korzen, the Park Authority’s golf marketing specialist is bringing a portable putting green, giveaways, and information about... Continue Reading →

Candeias Capoeira to perform at Taste of Annandale

Capoeira Candeias is bringing a high-energy combination of sport and dance from Brazil known as capoeira to the Taste of Annandale. Although it is sometimes described as a martial art, the group’s founder, Jose Canchan, says “capoeira is based on games; we don’t call it fighting.” Canchan and the other performers will do flips and... Continue Reading →

Fairfax County invites the public to a ‘demo park’

If you didn’t visit the “demonstration park” hosted by the Fairfax County Office of Community Revitalization (OCR) in June, you’ll get another chance at the Taste of Annandale. OCR is planning a small urban park/civic space in the parking lot at the ACCA Child Development Center (CDC). To gauge community feedback on what kinds of... Continue Reading →

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