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Have you ever driven past construction on Rockville Pike and wondered what’s going on? Headed out to meet a friend for lunch in Potomac, only to find out the restaurant had closed? Want to be the first to know what’s heading to Rockville Pike or Westfield Montgomery mall? That’s what we’re here for.

Store Reporter gives you the latest scoop on stores and restaurants in and around the places you frequent most: Rockville, Potomac and North Bethesda. We’ll tell you what’s opening, what’s closing, what happened to that place you liked, and what’s going to happen next. We’ll help you discover what’s new — and rediscover some old favorites. 

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Store Reporter Editor Cheryl Kane Heimlich has been a staff writer, columnist, editor and contributor to a dozen publications including Miami Today, Miami Metro, Vista Magazine, St. Louis Magazine, The Boca Raton Observer, South Florida Business Journal, Washington Jewish Week, Bethesda Magazine and Variety. She has won numerous awards for her magazine profiles, parenting columns and business news coverage — the latter earned during her five years covering retail and restaurants for American City Business Journals. She’s lived in Potomac since 2003, where she and her husband have raised three kids and adopted one fluffy cavapoo.