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ShopRite Comes to Silver Spring

ShopRite Comes to Silver Spring

ShopRite announced today that the grand opening of its newest store, ShopRite of White Oak, in Silver Spring is planned for Sunday, July 31st.  The store will open with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 A.M.  Scheduled to attend are local politicians and government officials as well as members of the Sumas family, owners of Village Super Market, Inc., which operates this location and 26 other ShopRite stores in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
The new ShopRite of White Oak, as well as the ShopRite of Timonium, which also opens on July 31, will offer the local community a broad selection of products and services at ShopRite’s traditional low prices.  The 65,000 square foot supermarket will be located at Orchard Center, 12028 Cherry Hill Road, White Oak, MD, at the site of the former SuperFresh.

Consignment Sale Comes to Montgomery County!

Seasonal consignment shopping is a fast growing trend, especially for baby and children's items. Kids grow so fast, and items like clothes, strollers, car seats, cribs and toys seem barely used. It is for this reason that Tot Swap, Maryland's largest consignment sale for kids, babies, and teens, has added a new summer sale in addition to a fall and spring sale at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Gaithersburg.

“Families come in, they bring their merchandise and they resell it to other families who are in need of toys, shoes, bedding, DVDs, books, and clothes. We have tons of anything and everything for children at a fraction of the cost,” said Totswap’s  Robyn Rutland.

Too Soon? Community Reacts to Lululemon Store Reopening


Lululemon Athletica announced Tuesday, June 14th, that they will reopen the newly renovated Bethesda store on Friday, June 24th. 

We stopped by Bethesda Avenue to see what the community thought about the recent news.  There were mixed emotions about the news but for the most part, people were happy to see the store re-open its doors.


“It’s a tragic thing that happened a few months ago, but you have to move on in a positive light and I think it is time for the store to do that,” said Virginia resident Emily Duus.


In March, the store was the scene of a homicide, where employee Jayna Murray was pronounced dead.  Her co-worker Brittany Norwood has since been charged in Murray's murder. They both were 30 years old. Click here to read the full story.


Lululemon Bethesda to Re-Open

Lululemon Bethesda to Re-Open


Gift Ideas For Mother's Day

Gift Ideas For Mother's Day

Just as the temperature begins to show signs of heating up, and my flower beds begin to show signs of life beyond winter, I found the most gorgeous collection of silk photo albums that are simply too elegant to forget. And in fact, I was invited to a fabulous black tie event last weekend at my friend, Lynda's home (yes, her home!) and I so wish that I had come across these works of art before I settled on something lovely as a hostess gift-- but not nearly as special.

New Westfield Wheaton iPhone App Makes Shopping Center Visits Easy, Rewarding, and Interactive

Cutting-edge smart phone technology helps shoppers digitally navigate Westfield
Wheaton in Wheaton, MD, interface with center retailers and their promotions

WHEATON, MD / Nov. 22, 2010— Leveraging digital technology to maximize the convenience, service and overall experience shoppers can expect when visiting Westfield Wheaton in Wheaton, MD, the shopping center has launched its very own Westfield iPhone App. This exciting new mobile application delivers a full suite of interactive features and provides visitors to Westfield Wheaton a virtual personal shopping assistant right in the palm of their hand.

“Shop with a Cop” Initiative Returns for Second Holiday Season

For the second year, Montgomery County Police are able to offer the holiday safety initiative, “Shop with a Cop.”  It begins the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 26, and runs through Thursday, December 23.  It was developed to help increase the safety of shoppers, pedestrians, and drivers in the county during this active holiday season.

            Officers in all six of the Montgomery County police districts will be detailed to shopping areas in their districts to provide high visibility, extra security, and to provide reminders about driving and pedestrian safety--especially in parking lots.  Officers will be distributing approximately 5000 bright green reflective and recyclable shopping bags with a driver and pedestrian safety message printed on them.  In some locations these bags will also be distributed by shop owners.