Thursday, December 20, 2012
New market schedules first wine tasting.
Slaters Market, located at 1561 Potomac Greens Dr., will open its doors at 10 a.m. Friday. Located just off Slaters Lane between Buzz Bakery and Tropical Smoothie Cafe, the market carries fresh produce, dairy products and other items. The market will host its first wine tasting from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday. The storefront previously housed Hairy Situations, which moved across the street in September. Along with produce and dairy products, the 800-square-foot Slaters Market will carry beverages, bread, flowers and other household items. Ownership has been posting updates on the market’s Facebook page.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
New market moving into storefront next to Buzz Bakery.
A new market located just off Slaters Lane carrying fresh produce, dairy products and other sundry items is expected to open in December. Called Slaters Market, ownership hopes to get the doors open at 1561 Potomac Greens Ave. between Buzz Bakery and Tropical Smoothie Cafe in a little more than a month, according to the market’s Facebook page. The storefront previously housed Hairy Situations, which moved across the street in September. Along with produce and dairy products, the 800-square-foot Slaters Market will carry beverages, bread, flowers and other household items. Nearby residents are urged to leave suggestions on items that the store will carry on its Facebook page.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
According to a Northern Virginia Magazine report, the Neighborhood Restaurant Group is considering sprucing up the former Barkley Square patio for a rotating lineup of pop-up restaurants.
Neighborhood Restaurant Group owner Michael Babin is considering hosting month-long pop-up restaurants featuring NRG chefs in the patio space in front of the former Barkley Square building, according to Northern Virginia Magazine. Babin is considering building a utility kitchen “in a small building in the back of the patio” and filling the patio with picnic tables and covering them with a retractable awning, according to the report published Wednesday on the magazine’s Gut Check blog. No word if the “small building” is the Barkley Square space. Babin purchased several of the buildings in the 2000 block of Mt. Vernon Avenue last year, including those that held his Evening Star Cafe and Planet Wine as well as the Barkley Square building and …