FOOD & DRINK
New restaurants, hotel in the works for Leesburg land
A proposed development featuring a large hotel and two new restaurants is under review by the Town of Leesburg — and assuming it comes to fruition, it will be located in an area that is seeing a lot of growth. The project is currently called Liberty at Russell Branch....
Warehouse Cinemas in Frederick hosting Dungeons and Dragon movie premier event
FREDERICK, Md. (DC News Now) — If you’ve played the popular game Dungeons and Dragons, then you likely know about the new movie coming out this week. To celebrate, a movie theater in Frederick will host an event to debut the movie. Paramount Studios chose Warehouse Cinemas in Frederick to hold a movie premiere experience […]
New shaved ice business in Frederick is all organic
FREDERICK, Md. (DC News Now) — Frederick County, Maryland now has a new business just in time for summer, bringing an option for those who want a healthier alternative to ice cream. Jackie Kotei is the owner of Kotei Kids Shaved Ice. Her family business offers shaved ice in...
New Mexican restaurant planned for downtown Leesburg
Out with the old, in with the new. That could be the motto for the tiny commercial building at 15 Loudoun Street SE in downtown Leesburg. Buford’s Biscuits has no sooner vacated the premises to move to a bigger space than a new restaurant is ready to move in.
Paint Branch Alumna Eun Yang is Moving to Evenings After 12 Years Anchoring News 4 Today
Eun Yang, who grew up in MoCo and celebrated 20 years with NBC4 last year, has announced that she will be moving to evenings after spending the last 12 years anchoring News 4 Today. Yang was born in Seoul, Korea and grew up in the right here in Montgomery County. She graduated from Paint Branch High School (1991) in Burtonsville and then earned a degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Maryland in 1995.
Super Smash Burgers appears in downtown Leesburg
A new burger joint called Super Smash has popped up in downtown Leesburg, but its limited hours appear to be linked to show nights at the theater next door. According to signs in the window, Super Smash has moved into the space at 19 West Market Street that used to be home to 19 West Burgers before it closed in 2021. The space is part of the same building as the historic Tally Ho Theater, which dates back to 1931.
Morning Mystery: Nautical Bowls may be coming to Loudoun
It’s been awhile since we had a good morning mystery — a story we uncovered that leads to more questions than answers. Such is the case with Nautical Bowls and their apparent plans for two Loudoun County locations. As regular readers of The Burn know, the health bowl...
SimplyBe Coffee moving to a new location in Leesburg
People who have enjoyed getting their morning java jolt at SimplyBe Coffee in Leesburg will have to change up their plans a bit. The small shop is moving halfway across town to a new location. SimplyBe opened in late 2020 in the town’s Shenandoah Square shopping plaza. That’s the same...
Charisa Thai opens its doors in Ashburn shopping plaza
Out with the old and in with the new. After more than a decade in business, the Mali Thai Cuisine restaurant in Ashburn has closed and a new Thai restaurant has opened in its place. A banner hangs over the doorway at the space in the Broadlands Village Center announcing...
This Huge Amish Farmers' Market in Maryland is a Must-Visit
Disclaimer:The following information is updated for 2023. It is for educational purposes. Taking a trip to your local Amish farmers' market can treat you to a ton of amazing goodies. There's always a wide variety of fresh and delicious foods to choose from when you visit.
Visitors To C&O Canal Park Report Unusual Behavior By Raccoons
It’s taking place near Lock 34. Knoxville, Md (KM) Visitors to the C&O Canal National Historical Park have reported seeing raccoons acting unusual near Lock 34, which is at mile 61.5 in Maryland across the Potomac River from Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. “We heard a couple different visitors report either aggressive raccoons or lethargic raccoons. And both of these behaviors in wildlife could be a symptom or rabies, ” says Christiana Hanson, a spokeswoman for the park.
Confirmed: New DQ Grill & Chill on its way to Loudoun County
Not to toot our own horn (OK, we will anyway) — but our prediction last summer that a new Dairy Queen Grill & Chill was in the works for Loudoun has proven correct. The restaurant is coming to the Guilford Station development in Sterling. That’s at the intersection of...
Loudoun food truck opening brick-and-mortar restaurant
It’s a big step in the life of many restauranteurs — after testing their recipes and their concept in a food truck for several years, they decide to take a leap and open what’s referred to as a “brick-and-mortar” location. That’s what the folks at C&E Southern Bites have in the works.
Silver Spring bar, restaurant owners concerned about ‘safety bill’ for late night-businesses
After the pandemic, Silver Spring’s Quarry House Tavern co-owner Jackie Greenbaum said she struggled to gain solid footing financially. Now, she fears a proposed safety bill might shut her business down for good. Bill 14-23, sponsored by Montgomery County Council President Evan Glass at the request of County Executive...
Retail Roundup: New salon, new clothing store, new decorating center
Quick retail roundup of some new businesses at local shopping centers or other locations around the area:. The new Salon Lofts at the Village Leesburg has officially opened its doors. The 5,700 s.f. space is near the CMX movie theater and features individual suites that hair stylists and other beauty professionals can rent to set up their own mini-salons.
Updated: Dog rehab center evacuated after mysterious odor, symptoms
People and dogs had to leave a dog rehabilitation center on Prospect Boulevard in Frederick on Wednesday morning because unknown fumes were burning people’s eyes and throats, authorities said. People in Skylos Sports Medicine were evacuated after Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services responded to the building...
Loudoun Hunger Relief opening new community market
We’ve heard of groundbreakings before, but we don’t recall a “wall breaking.” But that’s what Loudoun Hunger Relief held today as they prepare to expand and open a new community market. The project will take Loudoun Hunger Relief’s location on Miller Drive SE in Leesburg...
Whole Foods apologizes to Silver Spring woman who says she was discriminated against
SILVER SPRING, Md. - Whole Foods Market is apologizing to a Montgomery County woman who believes she was discriminated against because she was wearing a hijab. "I was so confused and shocked," Buhite Al-Jabry told FOX 5 on Thursday. Al-Jabry said she had just finished paying for groceries at her...
Former Gold’s Gym in Ashburn could become data center
The massive 54,000 s.f. building left vacant when Gold’s Gym moved out of Ashburn could have a future as a data center. That’s according to a proposal the property’s real estate folks are promoting. Marketing materials for the former Gold’s at 21625 Red Rum Drive bill it...
Five Guys planning another Loudoun County location
Five Guys — the fast-casual hamburger chain — has got a new Loudoun County location in the works. The latest store for the brand will be in Leesburg in an area popping with similar chain restaurants. The Burn has learned that Five Guys is taking the space next...
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