Thursday, July 31, 2014

Pret A Manger Opens on Capitol Hill

Pret A Manger has opened at 3rd & Pennsylvania Avenue, SE. The former Cosi location announced its opening with a live DJ and free samples. The international chain has stores in the UK, Hong Kong and France. The US region currently operates in New York, Boston, Chicago and DC. This is the eighth location to open in the District.

DMV Road Trip... The Northern Neck of Virginia

Courtesy Google Maps

There's not much like a nice road trip to recharge your spirit from time to time. On a recent excursion, On Our Blocks traveled to the historic Northern Neck of Virginia. A relatively short drive down Maryland's route 301 over the Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge will expose you to some of the region's historical treasures. For more about the birthplace of George Washington and a day cruise to Tangier Island,CLICK BELOW.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Another Dollar Tree is coming to DC

Dollar Tree is scheduled to open at the former Hechinger Mall on Benning Road. According to workers installing the sign in the photo above, the store will begin conducting business next Monday (July 7, 2014). Patrons of the nationwide chain, which operates in all of our 48 contiguous states, know that all items sell for $1 or less. Many may feel that that this is a welcomed neighbor in the H Street/Benning Road corridor.