The Montgomery Art Association has moved to a different location within the Westfield Wheaton mall.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
All Cell was another of the businesses to open near the Costco in Westfield Wheaton.
All Cell, a phone accessory store, opened last week at Westfield Wheaton, the day before the Wheaton Costco. The store carries accessories for Apple, Samsung and most major phone carriers. Other businesses that have recently opened nearby in the mall: - Mayorga Coffee "Café Latino" - Tutti Frutti frozen yogurt - Choice Wine & Beer - Allure formal dresswear
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Restaurant news from around Montgomery County and adjacent Washington, DC, neighborhoods.
Get caught up with the food scene in Montgomery County and adjacent Washington, DC, neighborhoods with 1 Meat, 3 Sides. This week, a cookie shop closure takes center plate. One meat: If a mouse gets a cookie... that mouse could close down the bakery. The owner of Bethesda's Cookies by Design cookie shop has had her franchise agreement revoked because of a WUSA9 report on a mouse infestation at the bakery, the station reported. Cookies by Design National President Jack Long told WUSA9 he revoked the owner's franchise following the report, saying he was "appalled that an owner could allow this to happen." Read more at Bethesda Patch. Three sides: With the arrival of Costco this week come several new businesses in the Wheaton mall, selling …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Watch a video clip of Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett speaking to reporters Wednesday morning at the Wheaton Costco opening.
Standing outside the newly opened Costco in Wheaton Wednesday morning, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett talked of the $4 million subsidy that the county gave Westfield Wheaton for construction of the Costco. Related Articles on Wheaton Patch: - Costco Subsidy Passes Council (May 17, 2011) - Costco Subsidy Takes Nine Years to Pay Back, Westfield Held to Conditions (April 28, 2011) - Wheaton Costco Opens (April 10, 2013) - Photos: Inside the Wheaton Costco (April 9, 2013)
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Allure is one of the new businesses opening at the mall near the Costco.
It's prom season, and a new formal dress store has opened in the Westfield Wheaton mall. Allure sells accessories and dresses for proms, quinceñeras and other formal occasions. Most dresses are in the $100-300 price range, but luxury name-brand dresses can cost up to $1,000. Owner Dan Bishel prides himself on customer service, and the store also offers alterations. Dan Bishel and May Bishel said they hope to open another store at the Wheaton mall in mid-June, called Fashion Lady. The Bishels also operate Montgomery American Bride, located in Fair Oaks in Fairfax, VA. They hope to move the store to Montgomery Mall in Bethesda in mid-May. Allure will be open during mall hours: 10 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. from Monday to Saturday, and 11 a.m. - 7 p.m…
The membership warehouse store opened to a flood of customers at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday in the Westfield Wheaton mall.
After a delay of almost six months, the Wheaton Costco is open for business. Pat Fahey, the warehouse store's general manager, cut the ribbon at the entrance at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, and a line of shoppers began streaming into the store, located in the old Hecht's location at the Westfield Wheaton mall. County Executive Isiah Leggett, whose office had announced that he would be cutting the ribbon, arrived shortly before 8 a.m. and the ribbon-cutting was re-enacted, holding up more shoppers who appeared impatient to get inside the store. Fahey said he decided to cut the ribbon earlier because "we have members who are waiting to shop." Montgomery County Councilmember George Leventhal (D-At large) also came to the Costco opening. "This is …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Take a look inside the new Costo at the Westfield Wheaton mall.
Choice Wine & Beer opened Tuesday.
Silver Spring resident Kirti Patel already has a business presence in Wheaton: He owns the Quiznos across from the Giant at Westfield Wheaton. But now he's expanded, with a new wine and beer store that opened Tuesday night in the Costco wing of the Wheaton mall. "I thought this was a good opportunity, with Costco opening nearby," Patel said. Patel's goal with Choice Wine & Beer (not to be confused with the Choice Beer & Wine in Rockville) is to create a "nice, clean, and safe environment" where customers can purchase alcohol, he said. Patel is still expanding his selection, but the wine ranges in price from $6 to $50, he said. The store will be open during mall hours: 10 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. from Monday to Saturday, and 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. on …
The frozen yogurt shop opened Tuesday afternoon.
Tutti Frutti, one of the new businesses that moved into the Costco wing of Westfield Wheaton, opened to customers Tuesday afternoon. The frozen yogurt shop will be open during mall hours: 10 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. from Monday to Saturday, and 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Sunday.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Keep track of how much time is left until Costco opens at the Wheaton mall.
The Wheaton Costco will open Wednesday, April 10, at the Westfield Wheaton mall. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 8 a.m., according to the mall's marketing director, Ken Buckner. After the ribbon-cutting, Costco will be open for customers. Will you be shopping at Costco on the day it opens? Tell us in the comments.