Call Your Mother, a popular bagel shop on Georgia Avenue NW, will open soon at 3428 O St. NW, across from Saxby’s in the shuttered Greenworks florist shop — that most pink, Instagramable corner. Co-founder Andrew Dana and his team have moved through the zoning approval process. There was a big pushback by some neighbors who feared long lines and increased rodent infestation.
In: Harper Macaw on M
“Bean to bar,” Harper Macaw is a fine chocolate maker, it declares: “with an ambitious yet tangible objective: To turn chocolate into a force for tropical reforestation.” The chocolate factory and cafe at 2920 M St. NW opened last week.
Out: Papypus Flies Away
The popular greeting card shop at 1300 Wisconsin Ave. NW will be closing in a week or so, as its parent company, Schurman Retail Group, declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Jan. 23 and will be closing its 254 stores across the U.S. and Canada. The brand will live on, the company says.
Coming: Veronica Beard
The chic sisters-in-law who own Veronica Beard — same first name; married two brothers — will be setting up their women’s clothing shop at 1254 Wisconsin Ave. NW, next to the Gap store. “Our motto: Look good, feel good, and do what you love,” they say. “We believe in building a collection that is inclusive of women everywhere and makes them feel confident every single day. We are mothers, entrepreneurs, sisters, friends — and we are our customer.”
Coming: Bozzelli’s to Land at Washington Harbour
Next to Bangkok Joe’s, Bozzelli’s Italian delicatessen — with its ample sandwiches (cold cuts, meatball, Reuben) and various pizza pies (plain, Meaty Boy, Boom Boom Chicken and Spicy Hawaiian) — will open at 3000 K St. NW, at the entryway to Washington Harbour. Bozzelli’s began in 1978 in Northern Virginia.
Moving: Contemporaria at Cady’s Alley to Potomac