November 12, 2021 | Gianna Gronowski

Bethesda Ruth’s Chris Steak House Permanently Closing in December

After 25 years of operation, Ruth’s Chris Steak House’s Bethesda restaurant will shutter its doors forever on Dec. 24. General Manager Lana Ward confirmed to MyMCM that the restaurant was closing but would not elaborate further. Bethesda Beat was first to report the story. In an email to Bethesda Beat, Ward said the 7315 Wisconsin […]

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October 5, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Mandalay Restaurant in Silver Spring Closes Oct. 31

After two decades in Silver Spring, Mandalay Restaurant announced the “end of an era.” The Burmese restaurant’s last day serving customers on Bonifant Street is Oct. 31. The family-owned restaurant intends to open at a few locations in Washington, D.C. It expects to open soon at 2000 Pennsylvania Ave. NW with an eatery similar to […]

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April 30, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Olazzo in Silver Spring Set to Close Permanently After 15 Years

Olazzo, an Italian restaurant in Silver Spring, announced that they will be closing permanently this weekend after serving the community for 15 years. The restaurant located on Georgia Avenue in Downtown Silver Spring made the announcement through a Facebook post, where they thanked the community for their support. “Words cannot describe how appreciative we are […]

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September 23, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Bed Bath & Beyond in Gaithersburg Set To Close by the End of the Year

Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bed Bath & Beyond in Gaithersburg will be closing before Dec. 31, the company announced. Located just off I-270 at the Montgomery Village Avenue exit, the Gaithersburg Bed Bath & Beyond is one of the first 63 locations named to be closing by the end of […]

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August 10, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

JennyCakes Bakery in Kensington Closing Its Doors

JennyCakes Bakery in Kensington is closing after over eight years of selling baked goods to the community. In a letter to her customers, Jennifer Smith, the owner of JennyCakes, wrote that the expansion of the business led to increased complexity regarding staffing, orders, and other logistics. The time it took to deal with these things […]

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August 10, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Lord & Taylor in White Flint Mall Closing After Retailer Files for Bankruptcy

Lord & Taylor in the White Flint Mall is closing its doors, marking the last of the original stores to close after most of the mall shut down in 2015. The retailer filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this month and will close other locations around the country as well. On the Lord & Taylor […]

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August 5, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Toy Castle in Cabin John Mall Closing After 41 Years

Toy Castle, a toy store that has been in the Cabin John Mall in Potomac for 41 years, is closing in a few weeks. The owners of the store posted a retirement message on Facebook thanking their customers and explaining their decision. “Because of the closure during the pandemic, mounting bills, mall construction, our advanced […]

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July 16, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Will ‘Take Another Look’ at Reopenings if Non-Compliance Gets Out of Control

If non-compliance with COVID-19 guidelines continues in bars and restaurants, Maryland may have to reconsider the reopenings it’s allowed so far, Gov. Larry Hogan said at a press conference Wednesday.  “At this point we’re trying to crack down on the bad apples without killing the entire industry and all those folks that work there and […]

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March 13, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Cafe Deluxe in Bethesda is Closing

The Cafe Deluxe in Bethesda Row is closing. Friday is the last day. Employees were informed Thursday. Cafe Deluxe has been at its current location for 21 years. View this post on Instagram After 21 years, Cafe Deluxe in Bethesda is closing. Today is the last day. A post shared by MyMCMedia (@mymcmedia) on Mar […]

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March 2, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Gordon Biersch in Rockville Closes

Gordon Biersch restaurant and brewery in Rockville has closed permanently. As of Monday morning, signs hung in the doors and windows of the Rockville Town Square establishment announcing the closing. At 9 a.m. on Monday, managers and employees were gathered inside to meet. In a statement sent to MyMCMedia, Josh Kern, Chief Experience Officer for […]

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