Category: Business

Foundry Fitness Celebrates Opening of New Location

Photo | Submitted Foundry Fitness celebrated its grand opening in Kentlands Market Square on Saturday, May 11.

Foundry Fitness was founded by owner Eric Pellicci in 2011 and just celebrated the grand opening of its all-new, bigger and upgraded location at 205 Market St. West. “We designed the new Foundry Fitness to create an even better product…

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Photo | Submitted Construction of the paseo linking Market Street to Commerce Place should be finished by June.

New Businesses Coming Soon to Kentlands Market Square Kimco’s Kentlands Market Square $23.1 million redevelopment is well underway. Three new leases were recently announced: Berries & Bowls, Brews and Barrels and Goldfish Swim School. In total, eight businesses are anticipated…

QO Alum Makes the Move From Football to International Business

Photo | Syl Sobel Married entrepreneurs Sophia Hyökyvaara and Tommy Addison recently placed their No Nothing line of hair care products in some 1,100 CosmoProf stores, the nation’s largest supplier of professional quality products to hair stylists.

Tommy Addison has spent a good part of his life changing directions successfully. As the star running back for Quince Orchard High School’s 2007 state championship football team, Addison was an exciting scatback whose quickness and shiftiness produced almost nine…

Capitol Benefits a ‘Top 50 Great Places to Work’

Photo | Pam Schipper Capitol Benefits celebrated being named in Washingtonian Magazine’s “Top 50 Great Places to Work” with a catered breakfast and day at MGM National Harbor on April 18.

The day the embargo was lifted, Kelly Grossberg—and most of the Capitol Benefits team—climbed the stairs to the independent insurance agency’s second floor office on Main Street and got an awesome surprise. A banner at the top of the stairs…

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Photo | Mac Kennedy More than 100 people participated in the first Bella’s Walk with Hope on Saturday, April 27. The walk raised $2,075.00 for Dr. Terry Wahls’ multiple sclerosis research.

Nestle Toll House Participates in Tree House Tour de Cookie Kentlands Nestle Toll House by Chip, located at 11 Arch Place in the Colonnade, is one of the sponsors for The Tree House Tour de Cookie 2019. The tour is…

Clear Skies Ahead for Meadery to Open in Kentlands This Fall

Photo | Submitted Clear Skies Mead’s steampunk honey bee logo reflects their concept of merging the old with the new to “bring mead into the modern age,” according to co-owner Yancy Bodenstein.

Yancy Bodenstein knows more than a modicum about mead. The Gaithersburg-based home brewer has been making the alcoholic beverage for about 13 years and has won a few awards for his products. “I would argue that mead is the oldest…

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Photo | Pam Schipper House-made sangria is popular at Cinco de Mayo’s newest location in Urbana.

MBT Student Selected for Youth American Grand Prix Finals Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy student Samantha Stillwell was chosen to participate in the world’s largest student ballet scholarship competition, the Youth America Grand Prix finals in New York City this…

Pritchard Music Academy Opens in Kentlands Square

Photo | Phil Fabrizio In their new space at 221 Kentlands Boulevard, Becky and Joe Pritchard now offer a full-line music store.

It must have been like that final season 10 episode of “Friends” when all six characters leave their keys on the kitchen counter in Monica and Chandler’s empty apartment. Happy to be moving, they knew they would miss the good…

New Confidence by Hope Apparel Line Empowers

Photo | Submitted Hope Bingham, owner of Bella Ballet, will host a launch party for her new apparel line on Saturday, April 13, 5 to 7 p.m. at the 347 Kentlands Boulevard dance studio.

Bella Ballet’s bright and airy studio in Kentlands is reflective of its owner’s personality. The ballet school’s pink walls are emblazoned with messages of strength and empowerment, a message that Hope Bingham has pushed since she became a ballet teacher.…

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New Businesses ‘Coming Soon’ to Kentlands Market Square “Coming Soon” signs went up last week in Kentlands Market Square. Kentlands will soon be home to Cinco de Mayo, Barrels & Brews, Berries & Bowls and Goldfish Swim School. Cinco de…