Bandoola Bowl to Open Second Location This Fall

Bandoola Bowl, a quick-service concept from the family behind Mandalay Restaurant and Café, will open a second location at Western Market, a new food hall in D.C.’s Foggy Bottom neighborhood.

Mandalay to Close on October 31

Mandalay Restaurant and Café will close its Bonifant Street location on October 31, according to an announcement posted on the restaurant’s Facebook page last evening.

Owners Announce UP is Suspending Operations

The husband and wife team who owns and operates UP – Healing, Wellness, Adventure announced on Facebook that they were suspending operations. Dave Giacomin and Erin McNamara said they had lost their lease on the studio space on the second floor of 8083 Georgia Ave., largely due to pandemic-related restrictions and the economic slowdown.

County Announces Memorial Day Schedule Changes

Memorial Day Schedule for County Facilities Released

The county has released schedule changes that will be in effect on Memorial Day Monday, May 31. County and state offices, state courts and county libraries will be closed, as will the Brookside Nature Center.

Olazzo to Close Downtown Silver Spring Location

Olazzo will close its downtown Silver Spring location at 8235 Georgia Ave., according to a post on the restaurant’s Facebook page. The restaurant’s last day will be Saturday, May 1.

Bump ‘n Grind Closing East-West Highway Location on May 26

Bump ‘n Grind will be closing its location at 1200 East-West Highway on Wednesday, May 26, according to an email announcement from owner David Fogel. The shop will move its operations to Moorenko’s Ice Cream on Georgia Avenue, and plans are still on track to open a kiosk at the Silver Spring Library.

Revenue Authority Scraps Barbecue Concept at Sligo Creek Golf Course

The Montgomery County Revenue Authority has scrapped the barbecue concept at Sligo Pit BBQ, according to Wayne Rohauer, the authority’s director of operations. The authority operates the county’s nine public golf courses, including Sligo Creek Golf Course at 9701 Sligo Creek Parkway. The group converted the clubhouse snack bar into Sligo Pit in the spring of 2019.