Content about Baltimore–Washington metropolitan area

January 16, 2014

Slipstream, a new coffee and cocktail business with its flagship location set to open along 14th Street in Logan Circle in Washington, D.C., will open in spring 2014.

Washington, D.C. - Slipstream, a new coffee and cocktail business with its flagship location set to open along 14th Street in Logan Circle in Washington, D.C., will open in spring 2014. Slipstream will focus on service,e as well as the journey of coffee from source to sip and will complement the coffee with crafted cocktails in the evening.

November 1, 2013

Marshall’s has opened its second Washington, D.C. store. According to the Washington, D.C., Economic Partnership, the 28,925-sq.-ft. store is located at the National Press Building at 14th and F Streets downtown.

Washington, D.C. —Marshall’s has opened its second Washington, D.C. store. According to the Washington, D.C., Economic Partnership, the 28,925-sq.-ft. store is located at the National Press Building at 14th and F Streets downtown. Marshall’s is planning a third location for the Shops at Dakota Crossing in the city’s northeastern quadrant.

September 20, 2013

Forest City has acquired Macy’s Furniture Store building at the Ballston Common Mall from Macy’s.

Arlington, Va. — Forest City has acquired Macy’s Furniture Store building at the Ballston Common Mall from Macy’s. Forest City, the owner, developer and manager of the mall, plans to redevelop the property and add mixed uses including residential and office. The Home Store, which is connected to the mall on three levels, is the first step in the redevelopment.

August 13, 2013

Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg, Md., today announced a $1.2 million renovation plan.

Gaithersburg, Md. — Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg, Md., today announced a $1.2 million renovation plan. Improvements will include a reconfiguration of the center court, a new and improved children’s play area and new furniture for the food court.

Work will level the 5,245-sq.-ft. center court to create a space that will host community events such as the Lunar New Year Celebration, Summer Camp Expo and holiday promotions. Center court renovations will finish up by early November.

August 1, 2013

Max Brenner has opened a Chocolate Bar in Bethesda, Md., along Bethesda Row. It is the first location for the chocolate retailer in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.

Bethesda, Md. Max Brenner has opened a Chocolate Bar in Bethesda, Md., along Bethesda Row. It is the first location for the chocolate retailer in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.

The interior of the shop features vats of swirling chocolate and chocolate pipes running the length of the ceiling.
 

July 18, 2013

PBteen, a subsidiary of the Pottery Barn brand of Williams-Sonoma Inc., will open its first Annapolis, Md., store at the Westfield Annapolis shopping center on July 20.

San Francisco – PBteen, a subsidiary of the Pottery Barn brand of Williams-Sonoma Inc., will open its first Annapolis, Md., store at the Westfield Annapolis shopping center on July 20. The store will include the PBteen Design Lab, which allows shoppers to digitally create room designs using drag-and-drop technology on a computer monitor.

June 27, 2013

hake Shack has opened a new restaurant in Washington, D.C.’s Historic Row in The International Spy Museum, which is owned by Douglas Development Corp.

Washington, D.C. -- Shake Shack has opened a new restaurant in Washington, D.C.’s Historic Row in The International Spy Museum, which is owned by Douglas Development Corp.

The 3,200 sq. ft. Shake Shack is the chain’s third Washington, D.C., restaurant.

 

March 4, 2013

Chevy Chase Land Co. announced that Lucy Fraser has been named VP of asset management for the company.

Chevy Chase, Md. -- Chevy Chase Land Co. announced that Lucy Fraser has been named VP of asset management for the company.

Fraser previously served as VP of property management for Combined Properties.

 

September 4, 2012

Spice maker McCormick & Company has opened its first retail destination, McCormick’s World of Flavor, in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor area. Designed as a brand showcase, the store houses McCormick's full range of flavorings, seasonings and other products, including its Old Bay and Grill Mates lines.