5100 Wisconsin Ave, NW
Rodman’s website says:
“Our new Café is open and ready to serve! With our fine selection of Coffees Teas, and Pastries we’ve got the morning fuel you need! Come on in through the store or our new entrance off Wisconsin Ave.” Read More
Formerly Old Navy at 5335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Saw your post last week about World Market closing their location, so I went up there today.
Turns out the Old Navy right above it is also closed. Read More
5335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
First the World Market closed inside the Bed Bath and Beyond in Chinatown and soon it’ll be farewell in Friendship Heights.
Did I need box of herring fillets, a 6 pack of Tsingtao beer, a king tut mini snow globe and zebra travel umbrella? No, no I did not*. Did I buy them because they were on sale? Yes. Yes I did. [*my children would disagree. On the snow globe and zebra umbrella anyway.] Get yours by the end of the month. Read More
Thanks to Jennifer for sending from Friendship Heights.
Thanks to a reader for sending: “ran by the Brooks Brothers store on Connecticut in Dupont, and appears that a number of “Retail space available” signs went up over the weekend. Website confirms the location is now closed permanently. Between this and the Georgetown location closure, may be the death knell for Brooks Brothers in DC.” Read More
“Alert: Shooting Investigation in the 4500 block Western Avenue NW. Lookout for Black, Male wearing all black, 20’3-30’s. Have info? Call (202) 727-9099/text 50411”
Update from MPD:
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Thursday, September 24, 2020, in the 5200 block of Western Avenue, Northwest.
At approximately 7:39 pm, members of the Second District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male, unconscious and unresponsive, suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead. Additionally, a second adult male victim was located in Montgomery County, MD, Read More
5255 Western Ave, NW
Thanks to Scott for sending: “Lord & Taylor in Friendship Heights closing. Announced to staff yesterday. Staff say they have not been told the final closing date yet.”
Ethan notes: “The whole chain is closing, so that means curtains for the big location on Western Ave.”
Ed. Note: This follows the news of Mazza Gallerie’s foreclosure sale.
5310 Western Ave, NW
Thanks to Emily for sending: “Le Pain Quotidien in Friendship Heights hasn’t been open since the pandemic started, and I guess that’s it for good…”
And thanks to Renee for passing on more bleak news in Friendship Heights from the Washington Business Journal, “Mazza Gallerie mall in Northwest D.C. faces a foreclosure sale”
Mazza Gallerie’s (5300 Wisconsin Avenue, NW) website says: “Since 1978 Mazza Gallerie has served as DC’s choice for upscale retail and entertainment. Boasting 3 levels of shops and eateries and a full level movie theatre, Mazza Gallerie is a premiere destination for fun and shopping.”
Updates when we learn what happens with the foreclosure.
Photo by PoPville flickr user James Calder
Thanks to zascty for sending word yesterday: “The PF Changs in Friendship Heights may be closing. Furniture was being removed today.”
The Friendship Heights location has been removed from their website.