PGA on the way — plus tennis & pickleball

From Store Reporter

Good news for local golfers, tennis players and pickleballers: A PGA Tour Superstore, first of its kind in Maryland, is heading to White Flint Plaza. Owned by one of the founders of Home Depot, PGA stores offer clothing, accessories and equipment for all three sports plus lessons, practice bays, repair services and trade-ins. Doors will open in 2022 right next to the upcoming Aldi grocery store, filling out the rest of the space that previously belonged to Shoppers Food Warehouse.

No-frills supermarket chain Aldi is planning a winter opening for its new store at White Flint Plaza on Nicholson Lane. The German grocer, known for its low prices, treasure-hunt products and lean-and-mean store design, is taking only one-third of the space that previously belonged to Shoppers Food Warehouse

Don’t Forget — Central Farmers Thanksgiving Market is Tomorrow at Pike & Rose

Pike Central Farmers Thanksgiving Market will hold their tenth annual SPECIAL THANKSGIVING MARKET at Pike & Rose

Tuesday, November 23 from 10:00 AM till 2:00 PM next to Bark Social. Get your fixings, turkeys, pies, produce and cider, charcuterie, and much more! See the whole menu here.

Please order ahead at centralfarmmarkets.com and visit the vendors sites to check out the offerings.

See you there!

Founders of Cava, Cava Mezze, and Julii Will Open Melina in Pike & Rose on Monday, November 22

From The MoCo Show

Federal Realty has announced that Melina, a new full-service, fine casual Greek restaurant by the founders of Cava, Cava Mezze, and Julii, will open on Monday, November 22, 2021 at 905 Rose Avenue in North Bethesda’s Pike & Rose neighborhood.

Founded by Cava partners Ted Xenohristos, Dimitri Moshovitis, and Ike Grigoropoulos, the 3,593-square-foot establishment is the team’s second restaurant at Pike & Rose. Named after Dimitri’s daughter, Melina is located on the street level of 909 Rose near the group’s French concept, Julii, which opened in 2018.

For more information, menus and photos, visit Melina’s website here and Instagram here.

Pike Central Farmers Thanksgiving Market at Pike Rose

Pike Central Farmers Thanksgiving Market will hold their tenth annual SPECIAL THANKSGIVING MARKET at Pike & Rose

Tuesday, November 23 from 10:00 AM till 2:00 PM next to Bark Social. Get your fixings, turkeys, pies, produce and cider, charcuterie, and much more! See the whole menu here.

Please order ahead at centralfarmmarkets.com and visit the vendors sites to check out the offerings.

See you there! 

Strathmore Museum Holiday Market is Here

The 31st Annual STRATHMORE MUSEUM SHOP HOLIDAY MARKET is here.

It’s your one-stop shop for fabulous finds that make marvelous gifts! 

Thu–Sat. November 11–13, 2021 | 10am–6pm daily

RSVP

Free, suggested donation of $10

This holiday season, give amazing gifts that give back! Strathmore’s Museum Shop Holiday Market brings together the area’s best museum and cultural shops for 3 festive days. Every present is part of a larger purpose as your purchase supports nonprofit museums and arts organizations in our community.

Featuring unique gifts from the shops at:

  • Strathmore
  • Brookside Gardens
  • Supreme Court Historical Society
  • Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
  • The Phillips Collection
  • The George Washington University Museum & The Textile Museum
  • Jewish Museum of Maryland
  • International Spy Museum

November Programs at Josiah Henson Museum

The Josiah Henson Museum continues to see good attendance and we are proud that we have had the opportunity to host over 2000 guests since we opened on April 23. 

In celebration of MD Emancipation Day, Josiah Henson Museum and Park will be hosting the following programs.

Josiah Henson Museum Open House
November 6 | Josiah Henson Museum & Park | 10 am – 4 pm | Free, Self-guided Tours

“African American Religious Thought and the Movement for Liberation” Panel Discussion
November 18 | Josiah Henson Museum & Park | 7 – 8 pm | Free, Registration Link  – https://apm.activecommunities.com/montgomerycounty/Activity_Search/136943

Privai Spa + Salon is Taking Over Mynd Spa Locations in Pike & Rose and Kentlands

From The MoCo Show

Privai, the luxury skin and body care line, announced the expansion of its brand earlier this week with the debut of Privai | Spa + Salon.

Per the press release, they will open a Pike & Rose location followed by a Gaithersburg location here in MoCo.

Per the Pike & Rose Instagram account, Privai is expected to open by the end of the year. The Gaithersburg location (Kentlands) is expected to open early next year. Both will move into the previous locations of Mynd Spa, per the Privai website. Mynd Spa closed all locations permanently in March of 2020.

Full press release below:

Focused on personalized wellness for the whole being, each destination will deliver signature experiences, unsurpassed services, rejuvenating treatments, and results-driven products.

Located throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan region, the first two locations to open this year will be Westpost (formerly Pentagon Row) and North Bethesda’s Pike & Rose followed by Fairfax Corner, Reston, Gaithersburg and Tyson’s Corner early next year.

Founded upon the belief that everyone deserves “spa in a bottle” skincare products that provide accessible luxury and rejuvenation, Christina Stratton and Ilana Alberico developed the Privai line following the success of their spa and wellness management company, Innovative Spa Management (ISM SPA).

This next evolution of the Privai brand brings their passion about self-care and personalized wellness to life in order to better serve individuals’ body, mind, and sense of self.“We are thrilled to evolve Privai into a personalized lifestyle brand because we are committed to delivering a world-class experience,” said Ms. Stratton, co-founder and CEO of Privai. “We want to offer a place that truly realizes individual needs: from spa and body treatments to salon and beauty services. We understand that no two guests are alike, and it is this belief that inspires us to curate unique experiences, one’s antidote for respite and recharging.”The new Privai | Spa + Salon locations will be managed by ISM SPA and include a partnership with the co-founders’ newest technology innovation, Spa Space, an app which pairs expert licensed providers and stylists to meet customer’s needs. In addition, Privai | Spa + Salon locations will open under the guidance of Anne Melby, who has joined ISM SPA as Senior Vice President and will be responsible for overseeing operations for ISM SPA and all Privai | Spa + Salon locations. A highly respected and accomplished industry veteran with over 20 years within the hospitality and wellness sectors, Ms. Melby has held multiple positions with Red Door Spa Holdings, in addition to managing her entrepreneurial venture, Fractional COO Hospitality Spa & Wellness.For more information, please visit www.privai.com.