Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Restaurant news from around Montgomery County and adjacent Washington, DC, neighborhoods.
Get caught up with the food scene in Montgomery County and adjacent Washington, DC, neighborhoods with 1 Meat, 3 Sides. This week, awards for Montgomery County restaurants take center plate. One meat: "Rockville restaurateurs were embraced by the glitterazzi of Maryland foodies on Monday night," Rockville Patch reported. Three city restaurants won awards at the Restaurant Association of Maryland’s Fire & Ice awards gala, Bethesda Magazine reported: Read more on Rockville Patch and Bethesda Magazine. Three sides: Cleveland-based Paladar Latin Kitchen is scheduled to open in Gaithersburg'sDowntown Crown development in 2014, the Washington Business Journal reported. This news follows quickly behind news of Georgetown Square Wine and Beer …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
The Cleveland-based Latin restaurant will come to Gaithersburg next year, The Washington Business Journal reports.
Another tenant is scheduled to be joining the Downtown Crown lineup, following quickly behind news of Georgetown Square Wine and Beer opening a location in the Gaithersburg development. Cleveland-based Paladar Latin Kitchen is scheduled to open on Fields Road in Gaithersburg in 2014, The Washington Business Journal reports. "Paladar Latin Kitchen and rum bar serves 50 types of rum and cuisine from Central and South America, Cuba and the Caribbean," according to the report. Read more on The Washington Business Journal. Related Content:
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Georgetown Square gets good reviews on Yelp.
Add Georgetown Square Wine and Beer to the list of businesses opening in Gaithersburg's new Crown development. Crown announced the new store—Downtown Crown Wine and Beer—on its Facebook page Tuesday afternoon: Georgetown Square Wine and Beer is coming to Downtown Crown as Downtown Crown Wine and Beer. In addition to offering a competitively priced selection of wine and craft beer from all over the world, winemakers and brewers will share their knowledge during frequent wine and beer tastings. Georgetown Square Wine and Beer maintains a 4-star rating on Yelp, with many commenters highlighting its selection and knowledgable staff. SPEAK OUT: Are you excited for Crown to add Georgetown Square Wine and Beer to its Downtown Crown tenants? Tell …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The Bench — a kitchen, lounge and lakeside patio — is slated to open in April.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Greg Cohen
Wednesday, March 13
With all the hoopla about new dining coming to Gaithersburg's Crown development, one restaurant is slated to make its debut in April across the street in Washingtonian Center. The Bench — a kitchen, lounge and lakeside patio — will be part of the new Greatroom at the Gaithersburg Marriott, located at 9751 Washingtonian Blvd. The restaurant's menu has been developed over the past three months by Executive Chef Aaron Tootill, according to a news release. The process is one Tootill relishes. “It’s like an episode of Chopped. We start with about 100 ideas, then narrow them to 20,” Tootill said in a statement. “It takes a lot of tweaking, including multiple tastings and input from corporate chefs.” While the full menu won't be unveiled until …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Early plans for the 2.3 acre Crown Community and Recreation Center were shared with Gaithersburg's mayor, City Council and Planning Commission.
Developers for Gaithersburg's Crown development unveiled early plans for a 2.3 acre community and recreation center at Monday evening's mayor and City Council meeting. As part of a public hearing with the City Council and Planning Commission, SunBrook Partners Vice President Bobby Zeiller explained plans for a facility to include a club house, swimming pool, tennis courts and more. "This is an exciting project for us...it's one that will be shared by everyone who lives there and the surrounding community," Zeiller said. The plan proposes a main building between 4,800 and 7,500 square feet, with a maximum height of four stories, according to city documents. The proposed swimming pools will be between 6,000 and 8,500 square feet, with a …
Friday, December 28, 2012
Gaithersburg's new Crown Development came to life in 2012 with plans for single and multi-family homes, shopping and more.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Gaithersburg Patch counts down the top 30 stories from 2012, continuing with No. 25-21.
What was the top story for Gaithersburg in 2012? We're counting down the year's top 30 stories on Gaithersburg Patch as 2012 comes to a close. Interested in more top stories? Check out the top 24 stories from across all Maryland Patch sites in 2012 on Gaithersburg Patch. No. 30-26 in the Gaithersburg Top 30 countdown were revealed Wednesday. 25. Report: Crown Farm Site Sold for $28M (July 18, 2012) -- A 20-acre section of Gaithersburg's Crown Farm has been sold for $28 million to developers JBG Rosenfeld Retail and the Bozzuto Group. 24. City, County Police Arrest 13 In Holiday Sting at Lakeforest Mall (Nov. 26, 2012) -- Plain clothes officers from Gaithersburg and Montgomery County police departments arrested 13 people during a two day "…
Friday, October 12, 2012
Construction on the Crown development officially started at Thursday's groundbreaking ceremony.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Greg Cohen
Friday, October 12, 2012
Already set to feature a Harris Teeter and an LA Fitness, Downtown Crown will also include six restaurants as part of the shopping area's retail dining corridor, according to officials for the development. JBG Rosenfeld Retail principal Krista Di Iaconi told Patch the group is "excited about the eclectic mix [of restuarants] we have signed on." JBGR is responsible for filling 260,000 square feet of retail space in Downtown Crown. At Thursday's groundbreaking ceremony, Di Iaconi said the following restaurants are officially part of Downtown Crown: "We are excited to be attracting new and interesting options to Downtown Crown," Di Iaconi said in her remarks at the groundbreaking ceremony. "Our prime location adjacent to established …
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Gaithersburg city and Montgomery County officials join for a groundbreaking ceremony to officially start construction on the Crown development.
A scale model of Downtown Crown — the heart of Gaithersburg's new 182-acre Crown development — made its debut at Thursday morning's official groundbreaking ceremony, bringing to life the future vision of the property's main retail and dining corridor. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney A. Katz were joined by city, state and Crown development officials for the ceremony. Located along Fields Road across the street from Rio/Washingtonian Center, Crown will feature 2,250 homes — including single family, townhomes, apartments and condominiums — 350,000 square feet of retail, four distinct neighborhoods, parks, walking trails, a future transit stop for the Corridor City Transitway (CCT) and has set aside 32 …
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Future plans for Gaithersburg's new Crown Development come to life through artist renderings.
Plans for Gaithersburg's new Crown Development, particularly the Downtown Crown and Crown Park Market regions, have come to life through artist renderings. The development, located along Sam Eig Highway and Fields Road, is anticipated to include a community park, a new school, homes, boutiques and fine dining. A Harris Teeter and LA Fitness are already confirmed for Downtown Crown. Related Coverage: Mayor, Council Tout Plans for Crown Development (July 25, 2012) On the Agenda: Crown Development Final Plan Amendments (July 25, 2012) Vision For Crown Farm Development Seen By City (July 24, 2012) Report: Crown Farm Site Sold For $28M (July 18, 2012)