Panera Bread, Cellular Connection open at West Springfield
Chicago McCaffery Interests said late Monday it has executed leases with Panera Bread and Cellular Connection/Verizon Wireless to open new locations at West Springfield shopping center in Springfield, Va.
Panera Bread will open a 3,600-sq.-ft. store and Cellular/Verizon a 2,343-sq.-ft. store. They will join Merchants Tire, Subway, Tuesday Morning, Soccer Plus and Milano’s Italian Restaurant.
Both stores are slated to open summer 2010.
Eastover Shopping Center recognized for civic program
Tarrytown, N.Y. DLC Management Corp. said Monday it has received an award on behalf of Eastover Shopping Center’s participation in the 2009 “National Night Out” crime and drug prevention event, which took place on Aug. 4.
Local communities around the country hold this event on the same night each year, bringing together law enforcement agencies, local officials, neighborhood organizations, businesses and citizens to educate about crime and drug prevention.
Eastover Shopping Center, located in Oxon Hill, Md., is home to the Eastover Police Station which ran the event for the local communities of Prince George’s County, Md.
The goals of National Night Out are to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, generate support and participation in local anti-crime programs, strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships, and to send a message to criminals that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
Each year thousands of communities participate from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities, as well as military bases around the globe.
AT&T doubles Freehold store size, adds interactivity
Freehold, N.J. AT&T said Monday it has opened a new wireless store in Freehold, N.J., which is twice as large as its previous Freehold location. The new store features an interactive design that the company says redefines the wireless shopping experience.
“The innovative layout makes it easy for customers to try before they buy today’s most sought after wireless products,” said Tom DeVito, VP and general manager of AT&T in New Jersey and New York. “Our staff can provide hands-on tutorials on the latest smartphones loaded with Windows Mobile 6.5, netbooks and quick messaging cell phones with pull out key boards that make texting, tweeting, and talking a snap.”
The new store is located in the Freehold Raceway Plaza Mall.
AT&T has a total three AT&T-owned wireless locations in Monmouth County.