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Giant to open grocery store in Odenton

Giant Food Stores LLC has signed a lease to open a store at Odenton Shopping Center later this year. The 60,492-square-foot grocery store is under construction and expected to open …

Why gym owners are retrofitting old movie theaters

The marquee sign that once listed showtimes at the Visions cinema in Dupont Circle now heralds the opening of the indoor cycling club Flywheel. The old concession stand has been …

Glen’s Garden Market Will Open Second Location in Shaw

Two years after opening a Dupont grocery focusing almost exclusively on local foods, Glen's Garden Market is preparing for its second location. Owner Danielle Vogel says she's finalizing a lease for a space in the Shay, …

Fashion retailer signs on to Connecticut Ave.

Women’s apparel and accessories retailer Francesca’s has another D.C. store on the drawing board, this one along the Connecticut Avenue NW retail corridor.

Food trends drive retail rebound

Geoffrey Mackler says we are at war — a pizza war, that is. But the principal at H&R Retail Inc. says that's not the only thing happening in a hot …

Francesca’s coming to Georgetown in 2015

Georgetown's retail mix continues to expand, with mid-level women's clothier Francesca's signing a lease to open an 1,800-square-foot store on M Street NW.

Towson is getting a Whole Foods

Baltimore County is getting its first Whole Foods Market. The high-end grocer signed a lease as the anchor tenant for Towson Row and is expected to open in 2018 or …

Whole Foods Columbia opens to droves of shoppers

Howard County's first Whole Foods Market opened in downtown Columbia Wednesday to a large number of eager shoppers -- an event that local officials called a watershed moment in the revitalization …

Pint the Town – Brookland Gets a Top-Notch Beer Bar

Timing is everything. Especially if you’re opening a beer bar at the beginning of DC Beer Week. Here then: Brookland Pint, another beer-centric spot by the owners of Meridian Pint and Smoke …

Chuy’s and its Nacho Car Are Coming to Virginia

Austin-based Tex-Mex chain Chuy's is planning to open in Fairfax. The restaurant, home to Hatch green chile sauce, an Elvis shrine and a "nacho car," will open at 11219 Lee Highway …

Barcelona Wine Bar to Open Another D.C. Restaurant

Always-packed 14th Street NW Spanish tapas spot Barcelona Wine Bar is opening another location at the Cathedral Commons development in Cleveland Park late this year or early next. It will be joined …

Sports Authority Signs at Foundry Row

Yesterday, H&R Retail’s Geoff Mackler (with colleague David Ward) told us his company signed Sports Authority to join LA Fitness and Wegmans at Greenberg Gibbons' Foundry Row. As for …

Raku Coming to Cleveland Park

Sushi and noodle soup spot Raku has signed a lease for its third location in Cleveland Park as part of the Cathedral Commons development, which will also include a new Giant supermarket.

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