Wednesday, December 5, 2012
New businesses at Westfield Wheaton: one has already opened, the other two are on their way.
Wheaton Mall, Wheaton Plaza, Westfield Wheaton--whatever it is that you call it, there's no denying that the shopping center plays a key role in Wheaton's business scene. Here's a "Mall Watch" update from Patch for early December: - Crazy 8, a clothing store for young children and babies, opened the Wednesday before Thanksgiving on the upper level near the food court. - Teavana, an upscale tea store, has not yet opened, although its projected opening timeframe was late fall 2012. - Auntie Anne's, the pretzel staple of malls around America, still bears a "Coming in Fall 2012" sign, despite the fact that it's now December. What changes have you seen at the mall lately? Tell us in the comments and upload any pictures to our Pics & Clips …
The new urgent care facility in Wheaton sits in the Wheaton Park Shopping Center.
A MedStar PromptCare urgent care facility opened its doors Monday in the Wheaton Park Shopping Center on the east side of Georgia Avenue. The space was previously occupied by Hollywood Video. Medstar is open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Have you noticed a new business in Wheaton? Or is one of your favorite businesses closing its doors? Please let us know in the comments. Thanks!
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Make Meaning, which offers creative activities for adults and kids, is popular amongst celebrity moms.
A popular family activity chain that's drawn the attention of celebrities including Melissa Joan Hart and Katie Holmes is targeting Bethesda for its newest location. Make Meaning—a shop that offers artistic activities for kids and adults—is set to open in early March 2013 on Bethesda Avenue. The shop offers seven “creative experiences” that include cake decorating, ceramics, candles, glass, jewelry, soap and paper. A variety of activities are available for each -- for example, visitors can whip up anything from a glass coaster to a glass serving platter as a part of the glass "creative experience." “Make Meaning is a really cool place and it’s like nothing you’ve ever seen before,” said Daniel Nissanoff, CEO of Make Meaning. “It’s a place …