Monday, May 6, 2013
We asked and you told us what you would like to see in the former Target in the Manassas Mall.
Big box juggernaut Target packed up and left the Manassas Mall earlier this year and when we asked what should take its place, you readers sounded out. Here are five of the best comments posted under that April 14 Visions for Vacancies article. (There were lots of great comments, by the way, not just five.) Phyllis Camper at 9:28 am on Monday, April 15, 2013: "Initially I thought it would be nice to bring in a high-end retailer (i.e. Lord & Taylor) however when the Mall management chose to put a Wal-Mart at the mall that will forever kill any chance of a high-end retailer seriously considering coming to Manassas Mall. Without a big retailer draw, smaller and nicer stores will not come to our little "country" mall. So I agree with Doug, …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Man's claims of spotting an unattended backpack in Manassas came a day after Boston explosion killed three.
A day after a deadly bomb exploded at the height of the Boston Marathon, local police officers spent more than an hour investigating a report of a susciopus package at the Manassas Mall that turned out to be a hoax. Ian James Godbout, 32, of 12000 Coverstone Hill Cir No. 242 in Manassas is charged with falsely summoning the police and possession of a concealed weapon, Prince William County Police reports show. Officers were called at 11:33 p.m. Tuesday to Manassas Mall on Sudley Road after the suspect reported he found an unattended backpack near the mall entrance of Walmart. Godbout allegedly added that the package had been left unattended for more than an hour, police said. Numerous officers responded and searched the area but never …
Sunday, April 14, 2013
What could take the place of Target at the Manassas Mall?
The big box super power Target pulled out of the Manassas Mall earlier this year. All that remains is a vacant building and the faded outline of the old red sign. So if you had it your way, what would you like to see in that retail spot? The property faces Sudley Road and Rixlew Lane and could once again be a big box beacon, calling shoppers to the Manassas Mall. Tell us in the comments section what you would like to see in the vacant spot.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Construction on the Target Clinic at the Super Target in Sowder Village Square will begin in May.
Weeks after closing the doors for good at its Manassas Mall location, retail giant Target is making its location on Nokesville Road in Manassas more appealing with the addition of a health clinic. The Target Clinic opening inside the Super Target will be staffed seven days a week by a nurse practitioner or physician assistant. The clinic will offer more than 60 health services including vaccinations, according to a press release issued by Target. In addition to the Manassas Super Target, Target stores in Chantilly and Sterling are also set to open clinics this year. There are currently four Target Clinics in Virginia and 54 in six states; 14 planned new clinics, including the three new Northern Virginia locations, will bring the total to…
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The surveillance footage from the Radio Shack at Manassas Mall showed that four suspects were involved in the theft on Dec. 20, Prince William County Police said.
Three suspects distracted employees while another person stole $30,000 worth of cell phones from the Manassas Mall in December, Prince William County Police said. Police released three videos on Tuesday that showed the four suspects involved in the heist on Dec. 20, between 4 and 4:30 p.m. Employees reported that same evening that around that time, the store became very busy with customers and during that time someone gained access to a locked rear stockroom. Three suspects distracted the employees while the fourth suspect stole 38 cell phones from the stockroom, police said. Employees realized the theft after all the suspects left the business. Police described the first suspect as a black man wearing a light-colored button shirt with …
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Hours and parking, seeing Santa, supporting Toys for Tots and the Salvation Army Angel tree and more to get you through Black Friday.
The Manassas Mall opens at midnight for shoppers who want to get an early jump on Black Friday shopping. It will be open until 11 p.m. Friday. The mall is open Saturday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Parking at Manassas Mall An interactive map of the mall is available here so you can target your parking lot and plan your route in the mall to get your shopping done efficiently. On Black Friday, most roads will be busier than usual, but if you check the Patch commuting tab, you can stay up to date on which roads are the most clogged, and choose an alternate route to the mall parking lot. The parking lot has more than 4,500 spaces, but you may want to carpool with friends or family who also want to go shopping. If you don't want to deal with the …
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Police said an 18-year-old Manassas Park man was hit on the head with a baseball bat at the Manassas Mall Thursday.
A Manassas man was arrested Thursday after police said he attacked a Manassas Park teen with a baseball bat, Prince William County incident reports show. Daniel Martinez, 19, of 11419 Golden Leaf Circle is charged with one count of malicious wounding. It happened Thursday at 5:22 p.m. at JCPenney in Manassas Mall. The incident began as a verbal altercation inside the store that moved into the parking lot. During the encounter, the suspect struck the victim in the head with a baseball bat, police reports show. The suspect fled the scene, but was later found by police on Ginger Circle. The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment. His injuries are not life threatening. Martinez is being held on a $5,000 bond. A court date is set for …