Tuesday, February 12, 2013
The neighboring Friendship Heights storefronts that used to house Tynan Coffee and Tea and clothing boutique Adolfo Dominguez are both vacant, leaving the south side of the Wisconsin Place plaza looking a little lifeless.
Friendship Heights is down another business: Tynan Coffee and Tea, which anchored the southern arm of the plaza at The Shops at Wisconsin Place. Now, that part of the plaza seems a little desolate, with all of Tynan's outdoor chairs and tables cleared away, and the tall windows of the corner storefront dark. Your Chevy Chase Patch editor enjoyed sitting at the tables behind the windows, clacking away on the computer while looking up to check on Chevy Chase (and admiring the parade of well-dressed pups passing by). The coffee, tea and sandwich shop was closed by last Friday. A sign hung in the window thanking Tynan customers for three years of patronage, and reminding them of Tynan's two other DC-area locations: at 1400 Irving St. NW, …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Another high-end store closes up shop in Chevy Chase.
It's true—another high-end store has closed up shop in Chevy Chase. This time it's Adolfo Dominguez, the upscale clothing boutique from Spain. Wedged between The Capital Grille Restaurant and Tynan Coffee & Tea, the store's former space is closed, and a sign says that it is for rent. What do you think should move in? Tell us in the comments.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
For five days, a portion of The AIDS Memorial Quilt hung in the window of Bloomingdale's, overlooking The Shops at Wisconsin Place.
For five days (July 21 through 25), a portion of The AIDS Memorial Quilt—panels of which are on display throughout the Washington, DC, area this summer—has been hanging in the window of Bloomingdale's, overlooking the plaza at The Shops at Wisconsin Place. The Aids Memorial Quilt "is now an enormous 1.3 million square feet (50 miles) and 54 tons, making it no longer possible to display in a single location all at once. In order to make all 48,000 panels available for the public to view in Washington this summer, it will take more than 60 distinct displays in a number of locations over the course of 31 days," according to The AIDS Memorial Quilt website. Facts about The AIDS Memorial Quilt (as reported by the quilt's website): "Throughout …