Millions Of BISSELL Steam Cleaners Sold Nationwide Recalled Due To Burn Risk Millions Of BISSELL Steam Cleaners Sold Nationwide Recalled Due To Burn Risk
Millions Of Bissell Steam Cleaners Sold Nationwide Recalled Due To Burn Risk Millions of steam cleaners that may be too hot to handle and were sold nationwide are being recalled after more than 150 burn injuries were reported. An alert was issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) advising that BISSELL Steam Shot Handheld Steam Cleaners are being recalled, which can leak hot water or steam onto users, posing a possible burn hazard. Approximately 3.2 million units are subject to the recall. According to CPSC, the recall includes multiple models in the model series 39N7 and 2994. "STEAM SHOT," or "POWER STEAMER" is printed on the side of the product.&nb…
Trader Joe's Recalling Candles Sold Nationwide Due To Possible Safety Risks Trader Joe's Recalling Candles Sold Nationwide Due To Possible Safety Risks
Trader Joe's Recalling Candles Sold Nationwide Due To Possible Safety Risks Trader Joe's is cautioning customers to trash a certain scented candle that poses a potential safety risk, the grocery giant announced. The company issued an alert regarding its "Mango Tangerine Scented Candle," which they say may have an "unexpected burn pattern." According to Trader Joe's officials, the candle flame can spread from the wick to the wax causing a larger than expected flame, presenting a burn or fire risk. Trader Joe’s Mango Tangerine Scented Candle Trader Joe's The recalled candles, which are part of the company's seasonal rotation were sold nationwide. The pr…
Burglars Shatter Glass Door, Steal Multiple Mercedes, Key Fobs In Stafford, Sheriff Says Burglars Shatter Glass Door, Steal Multiple Mercedes, Key Fobs In Stafford, Sheriff Says
Burglars Shatter Glass Door, Steal Multiple Mercedes, Key Fobs In Stafford, Sheriff Says Suspects with high-end tastes are wanted after breaking into a Stafford County business and stealing Mercedes-Benz vehicles and key fobs, according to the sheriff's office. Earlier this week, deputies were called to First Auto Gallery on Derrick Lane, where there was an audible alarm coming from the building, which had been broken into after suspects smashed the glass front door. Five key fobs, all belonging to Mercedes-Benz vehicles, were stolen, along with two Mercedes vehicles, according to investigators. During the investigation, it was determined that shortly after 11 p.m. on Sunday n…
Gordon Ramsay Hands Out Slices, High-Fives To DC Residents At New Pizza Joint (VIDEO) Gordon Ramsay Hands Out Slices, High-Fives To DC Residents At New Pizza Joint (VIDEO)
Gordon Ramsay Hands Out Slices, High-Fives To DC Residents At New Pizza Joint (Video) Superstar chef Gordon Ramsay made an unexpected stop at his latest DC restaurant to dish out some free pies at his Street Pizza location in Northwest. Known both for his dishes and demeanor in the kitchen, the chef was all smiles while handing out slices, even giving one young fan a high-five after she requested one. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Gordon Ramsay Street Pizza USA (@streetpizzausa) In a video posted on social media by the restaurant's team, the esteemed chef and TV personality carefully crafted the pie before …
DMV Chefs Win James Beard Awards DMV Chefs Win James Beard Awards
DMV Chefs Win James Beard Awards Three chefs in the DMV have earned a prestigious James Beard Award. The James Beard Foundation announced the winners last weekend. Among them, Harley Peet, of Bas Rouge in Easton, MD; Michael Rafaidi, of Albi in Washington DC; and Masako Morishita, of Perry's in Washington DC. Peet won Best Chef, Rafidi won outstanding chef, and Morishita won emerging chef. Best of luck to Chef Harley Peet at tonight’s @beardfoundation awards at the Lyric Opera House in Chicago. Chef Peet is... Posted by Bas Rouge on Monday, June 10, 2024 Peet is the first chef on Maryland's Eastern Shore to…
Smile, You're On Body Camera: TJ Maxx To Equip Employees To Fight Shoplifting Smile, You're On Body Camera: TJ Maxx To Equip Employees To Fight Shoplifting
Smile, You're On Body Camera: TJ Maxx To Equip Employees To Fight Shoplifting To fight the recent rise in shoplifting and retail theft, shoppers could see store security employees wearing body-worn cameras to help catch thieves red-handed.  TJX, the parent company of TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Serria, HomeSense, and HomeGoods, said will begin equipping some employees with body-worn cameras similar to those worn by police, the Boston Globe reported. The company started testing the initiative last year.  The company operates nearly 3,400 stores nationwide.  A call to the Framingham, Massachusetts, headquarters of TJX for comment was not immediately r…
Best Locally-Owned Doughnut Shops In Northern Virginia Best Locally-Owned Doughnut Shops In Northern Virginia
Best Locally-Owned Doughnut Shops In Northern Virginia Happy National Donut Day! If you're looking to keep this holiday alive, here are some of the best doughnut shops in Northern Virginia. We tried to include locally-owned shops only, with a wide variety of options to please everyone, whether you like the classic glazed or Boston cream, or something more artisanal. Good Company Doughnuts: Local, veteran and family-owned shop with locations across Arlington and Washington D.C. We honor the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. In observance of Memorial Day, we have adjusted hours. Plan your doughnut runs ac…
Cucumbers Shipped To 14 States Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination Cucumbers Shipped To 14 States Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination
Cucumbers Shipped To 14 States Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination A Florida-based company is recalling whole cucumbers that were shipped to 14 states, but may be contaminated with Salmonella, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced. According to the FDA, the cucumbers subject to recall are dark green, between 1.5 inches and two inches thick and between five to nine inches long. Officials made note that mini cucumbers and English cucumbers are not included in the recall. FDA The recalled cucumbers were shipped in bulk cartons between Friday, May 17 and Tuesday, May 21 to retail distribution centers, wholesalers, and food service distributor…
Meet The Two Married Couples Behind New Family-Friendly Bar In Arlington Meet The Two Married Couples Behind New Family-Friendly Bar In Arlington
Meet The Two Married Couples Behind New Family-Friendly Bar In Arlington A brand-new bar and grille has replaced a shuttered Arlington establishment. Cornerstone opened on April 19 on Columbia Pike, exactly two months after Rebellion closed. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Cornerstone (@pikecornerstone) The place is owned by Peter Fejeran and his wife, Kathryn McAbee — who works for the Department of Defense — along with former Rebellion bartender Cindy Kaylor and her husband, Mike O'Hara. Fejeran is the general manager of the Arlington Drafthouse across the street, a comedy club that's hosted househ…
Popeyes Among 2 New Eateries Coming To Pentagon City Mall In Arlington Popeyes Among 2 New Eateries Coming To Pentagon City Mall In Arlington
Popeyes Among 2 New Eateries Coming To Pentagon City Mall In Arlington Two new food options are coming to the Pentagon City mall in Arlington. Popeyes, known for its fried chicken and biscuits, and Dumpling District, which offers a wide-array of dumplings both in and out of soup, are "coming soon" to the mall, owned by Simon Properties. Both stores will be located at the Dining Pavilion the Metro Level.
Fairfax County Eateries Named To Washington Post List Of Best New Restaurants In DMV Fairfax County Eateries Named To Washington Post List Of Best New Restaurants In DMV
Fairfax County Eateries Named To Washington Post List Of Best New Restaurants In DMV Vietnamese. Thai. Chinese. Or American. A wide array of new restaurants have opened in Northern Virginia, and Washington Post food writer Tom Sietsema says a handful of them are some of the best in the DMV. Sietsema has compiled a brand-new list of best new restaurants in and around Washington D.C. Among them, six in Northern Virginia. "If you live in the suburbs, lucky you. The slate of interesting new restaurants, especially in Northern Virginia — host to a vegetarian Vietnamese hot spot and a dining destination whose principals worked at the Inn at Little Washington, among other at…
Red Lobster Restaurant Closings: 3 VA Locations Among Dozens Shuttered Abruptly In U.S. Red Lobster Restaurant Closings: 3 VA Locations Among Dozens Shuttered Abruptly In U.S.
Red Lobster Restaurant Closings: 3 VA Locations Among Dozens Shuttered Abruptly In U.S. Red Lobster has abruptly closed dozens of locations across the United States. According to a Bloomberg, the fast-casual seafood restaurant has considered filing for bankruptcy. The following locations are listed as being temporarily closed on the Red Lobster website, with some set to be auctioned off. MD: Columbia, Laurel, Silver Spring, Gaithersburg NJ: Ledgewood, Lawrenceville, East Brunswick, Bridgewater PA: Erie VA: Newport News, Williamsburg, Colonial Heights TAGeX Brand, which bills itself as the world's largest after-marketplac…
Falls Church Brunch Spot Named To OpenTable List Of Best In America Falls Church Brunch Spot Named To OpenTable List Of Best In America
Falls Church Brunch Spot Named To OpenTable List Of Best In America Just in time for Mother's Day, OpenTable has released a list of Top 100 Brunch Restaurants in America for 2024. Among them, four in Virginia, including three in Northern Virginia. The online reservation service company scanned the metrics of more than 14 million diner reviews and honed in on the ones whose customers raved about brunch, OpenTable said. The Virginia spots on the list are: Bistro L’Hermitage, Woodbridge brands itself as a "hidden gem" in Occoquan and offers a wide array of authentic French fare. Claire’s at the Depot, Warrenton, is located in a century-old train s…
Major Mall-Based Chain With 15 VA Stores Closing 543 Locations After Filing For Bankruptcy Major Mall-Based Chain With 15 VA Stores Closing 543 Locations After Filing For Bankruptcy
Major Mall-Based Chain With 15 VA Stores Closing 543 Locations After Filing For Bankruptcy A major retailer primarily located in malls and headquartered in Pennsylvania is set to close all 543 of its stores following its third Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. Closures for all rue21 locations are expected to be completed within the next two months with going-out-of-business sales coming soon. The company, headquartered in Pennsylvania outside Pittsburgh, had first filed for bankruptcy in 2003, and then for a second time in 2017, when it closed around 400 stores. Founded in 1970, rue21 specializes in women's & men's casual apparel and accessories. rue21 has locations in …
Crystal City Underground Mall To Close, Reports Say Crystal City Underground Mall To Close, Reports Say
Crystal City Underground Mall To Close, Reports Say After nearly half a century, the Crystal City Underground mall will be closing. The Arlington mall's property owner, JBG Smith, told the Washington Business Journal this week that all remaining stores in the shopping center are required to close by October. “After careful consideration, we have made the difficult, yet necessary, decision to close the retail operation of the Crystal City Underground," according to a statement by JBG Smith published by multiple media outlets.  "As the retail landscape has shifted and as National Landing has continued to evolve, it has bec…
DMV Chef Shutters Acclaimed Restaurant After 25 Years DMV Chef Shutters Acclaimed Restaurant After 25 Years
DMV Chef Shutters Acclaimed Restaurant After 25 Years After 25 years, Marcel's will be closing its doors. The Washington DC restaurant owned by Chef Robert Wiedmaier said its last day in business will be on May 12. "Since its opening in March 1999, Marcel's has been a cornerstone of Washington, DC's fine dining community for 25 extraordinary years," reads an announcement on the restaurant's website. "Despite our best efforts, Marcel's was unable to reach lease terms with the new building owner and will not be renewing its lease." The son of Holocaust survivors, Wiedmaier hails from Belgium and started out in the industry as a dishwasher. He w…
Foxtrot Unexpectedly Closing All DC-Area Markets Foxtrot Unexpectedly Closing All DC-Area Markets
Foxtrot Unexpectedly Closing All Dc-area Markets A beloved Washington DC staple is closing its doors for good. The owners of Foxtrot Market announced that it is ceasing its retail operations in DC, as well as its locations across the country, "after much consideration and evaluation," effective as of Tuesday, April 23.  An announcement came months after Dom's Kitchen & Market and Foxtrot Market merged. Not much notice was given, as the message was posted to the company's social media sites shortly after 12:30 p.m. on the day they shuttered the doors. The company's website is also now down. The closure will impact all 33 Fo…
Nationwide Public Health Alert Issued For Ground Beef Products Due To Possible Contamination Nationwide Public Health Alert Issued For Ground Beef Products Due To Possible Contamination
Nationwide Public Health Alert Issued For Ground Beef Products Due To Possible Contamination Ground beef products distributed nationwide may be contaminated with E. coli and should not be consumed, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. FSIS has issued a Public Health Alert on Saturday afternoon, April 20.warning consumers about the issue. A recall was not requested because the products are no longer available for purchase. FSIS said it is concerned that some products may be in consumers’ and food service institutions’ freezers.  The raw ground beef products were produced on Thursday, March 28 and have a “Use/Freeze By” date o…
Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Sold In Virginia, DC Due To Salmonella Outbreak Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Sold In Virginia, DC Due To Salmonella Outbreak
Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Sold In Virginia, DC Due To Salmonella Outbreak Trader Joe's is recalling Infinite Herbs-brand organic basil that was sold across the country in 2.5-ounce clamshell packaging due to concerns of Salmonella contamination. This week, the supermarket giant issued an alert cautioning shoppers in 29 states, as well as Washington, DC, not to consume the product as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigates a reported outbreak of Salmonella. Trader Joes is recalling Infinite Herbs Organic Basil FDA According to the FDA, "Trader Joe’s has already voluntarily removed all Infinite Herbs-brand organic basil packed in 2.5-oz clamshell pa…
Procter & Gamble Recalls Laundry Detergent Packets Due To Serious Injury Risk Procter & Gamble Recalls Laundry Detergent Packets Due To Serious Injury Risk
Procter & Gamble Recalls Laundry Detergent Packets Due To Serious Injury Risk Procter & Gamble is recalling some of its laundry detergent brands due to the risk of serious injury. The voluntary recall, announced on Friday, April 5, involves certain lot codes of Tide Pods, Gain Flings, Ace Pods, and Ariel Pods liquid packets packaged in flexible film bags manufactured between September 2023 and February 2024.  Recalled products range from bags with 12 to 39 packets and were sold at Big Lots, CVS, Family Dollar, Home Depot, Sam’s Club, Target, Walmart, and other major stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other websites from September 2023 up until th…
Beloved H Street Mediterranean Eatery Closing In Northeast DC After Seven Years Beloved H Street Mediterranean Eatery Closing In Northeast DC After Seven Years
Beloved H Street Mediterranean Eatery Closing In Northeast DC After Seven Years A beloved Northeast DC Mediterranean eatery will be shuttering its doors next week, much to many customers' dismay. Sospeso, which can be found on one of the busiest blocks in the H Street Corridor in Northeast DC will serve its final meal on Sunday, April 7 as the owners prepare to shut down its operations. The announcement was made on social media. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sospeso (@sospesodc) "It is with mixed emotions that we share this news: after seven incredible years, we’re preparing to CLOSE our doors in just two…
Shell To Close 1,000 Gas Stations: Here's Why, Company Says Shell To Close 1,000 Gas Stations: Here's Why, Company Says
Shell To Close 1,000 Gas Stations: Here's Why, Company Says One of the nation's major oil companies says it will close 1,000 gas stations. Shell made the announcement in its 2024 Energy Transition Strategy report, saying the measure is “in response to customer needs” and aimed at reallocating those resources towards EV charging stations. Shell said it will close 500 stations in 2024 and the other 500 in 2025. "We believe growth in oil demand is set to slow in the second half of this decade and could start falling in the 2030s because of increasing vehicle efficiency and growth in electric vehicles," the company stated in the report. "Toda…
187K Air Fryers, Ovens Sold At Best Buy Nationwide Recalled For Fire, Burn Hazards 187K Air Fryers, Ovens Sold At Best Buy Nationwide Recalled For Fire, Burn Hazards
187K Air Fryers, Ovens Sold At Best Buy Nationwide Recalled For Fire, Burn Hazards Nearly 200,000 more Insignia air fryer and air fryer ovens sold nationwide at Best Buy are being recalled due to potential fire risks and burn hazards. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall of approximately 187,400 Insignia products following dozens of complaints of ovens catching fire, burning, or melting. According to CPSC, the recall includes these models of Insignia Air Fryers and Insignia Air Fryer Ovens:  NS-AF34D2; NS-AF5DSS2; NS-AF5MSS2; NS-AF8DBD2; NS-AF10DBK2; NS-AF10DSS2. Product rating label on the underside of the unit showing INSIGNIA…
Johnsonville Sausage Products Subject To Recall Due To Possible Presence Of Rubber Johnsonville Sausage Products Subject To Recall Due To Possible Presence Of Rubber
Johnsonville Sausage Products Subject To Recall Due To Possible Presence Of Rubber Popular kielbasa sausage products that were sold nationwide are subject to a massive recall due to concerns of potential contamination - specifically small pieces of rubber. Wisconsin-based Salm Partners announced this week that an estimated 35,430 pounds of Johnsonville turkey kielbasa sausage are subject to the recall, according to the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The items subject to the recall were produced between Oct. 30 and Oct. 31 last year and come in 12-ounce vacuum-packed packages that contain a single piece of "Johnsonville POLISH KIE…
Popular Chick-fil-A Sauce Recalled Popular Chick-fil-A Sauce Recalled
Popular Chick-fil-A Sauce Recalled Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A announced it is recalling one of its most popular dipping sauce cups and advising customers to toss them in the trash due to the possible presence of undeclared allergens.  According to a notification posted on the eatery's website, anyone who took home Polynesian Sauce cups between Wednesday, Feb. 14 and Tuesday, Feb. 27 should discard them because they may, in fact, contain a different product that contains wheat and soy. The eatery did not disclose whether there have been any reports of adverse reactions from customers consuming the mixed-up product. Any…
Pasta Restaurant Replacing Arlington Pizzeria Pasta Restaurant Replacing Arlington Pizzeria
Pasta Restaurant Replacing Arlington Pizzeria A new pasta restaurant will be replacing a shuttered Arlington pizzeria. According to its website, Scolapasta will be moving into the space at 4219 Fairfax Dr., formerly occupied by Roma Pizza. Little is known about Scolapasta, whose website says only that it will offer handmade, fresh pasta. Daily Voice has reached out to the owners for more information. No word yet on an opening date.
Thirsty Thieves Stole Booze From Back Of Delivery Truck In Northeast DC: MPD Thirsty Thieves Stole Booze From Back Of Delivery Truck In Northeast DC: MPD
Thirsty Thieves Stole Booze From Back Of Delivery Truck In Northeast DC: MPD Three suspects remain at large after stealing alcohol from the back of a truck in Northeast DC when the driver went inside of a store to unload a delivery, officials say. Investigators with the Metropolitan Police Department released photos this week of suspects who are wanted in connection to a January robbery, when they made off with several cases of booze. The incident was reported outside a liquor store at approximately 10:45 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 4 in the 3700 block of Minnesota Avenue NE. In the newly released surveillance photos, three suspects wearing all black - two in masks - ca…
Macy's To Close 150 Stores, Prioritize Luxury Brands Macy's To Close 150 Stores, Prioritize Luxury Brands
Macy's To Close 150 Stores, Prioritize Luxury Brands Macy's plans to close about 30 percent of its remaining stores over the next three years. The 150 closures will be at underperforming locations, with 50 planned for this year, the retailer announced on Tuesday, Feb. 27, unveiling what it is calling "A Bold New Chapter" strategy designed to return Macy’s profitability.  "It challenges the status quo to create a more modern Macy’s, Inc.," Tony Spring, chief executive officer of the company said in a statement. "We are making the necessary moves to reinvigorate relationships with our customers through improved shopping experiences, releva…
DMV Region Reacts To Local News Outlet Getting Shut Down, Reporter Releases DMV Region Reacts To Local News Outlet Getting Shut Down, Reporter Releases
DMV Region Reacts To Local News Outlet Getting Shut Down, Reporter Releases A popular local news outlet in the DMV region is being shut down - again - after the agency released more than a dozen employees and plans to shift toward a different business model.  The backlash was swift and harsh on Friday, Feb. 23, when WAMU announced it would be shutting down DCist, which was shuttered unexpectedly as users were redirected to a website for the company's radio station. Layoffs were confirmed by their union on Friday morning. If you believe in the power of local journalism to hold the government accountable, to bring levity to your day, or to tell you something new …
Thousands Of Biometric Gun Safes Being Recalled Due To Faulty Locks That May Fail: CPSC Thousands Of Biometric Gun Safes Being Recalled Due To Faulty Locks That May Fail: CPSC
Thousands Of Biometric Gun Safes Being Recalled Due To Faulty Locks That May Fail: Cpsc Multiple biometric gun safes are being recalled nationwide due to locks that can fail and allow access to unauthorized users, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced.  On Thursday, Feb. 22, the agency issued a series of recall alerts regarding four safes that are subject to the recall due to the faulty locks.  Products subject to the recall:  Awesafe Biometric Gun Safes Awesafe Biometric Gun Safes CPSC MouTec brand Biometric Firearm Safes MouTec brand Biometric Firearm Safes CPSC Machir Biometric Personal Safes Machir Biometric Personal Safe…
Foreign Nationals Convicted Of Multi-Million Dollar Phony iPhone Scheme In Maryland, DC: Feds Foreign Nationals Convicted Of Multi-Million Dollar Phony iPhone Scheme In Maryland, DC: Feds
Foreign Nationals Convicted Of Multi-Million Dollar Phony iPhone Scheme In Maryland, DC: Feds A pair of Chinese nationals living in Maryland have been convicted on federal charges for an elaborate scheme to defraud Apple out of millions of dollars worth of iPhones, authorities announced. Haotian Sun, of Baltimore, and Pengfei Xuem, of Germantown, both 33, were found guilty this week for their roles in a sophisticated operation involving upwards of 5,000 devices. According to prosecutors, between May 2017 and September 2019, Sun, Xue, and other conspirators defrauded Apple Inc. by submitting counterfeit phones to Apple for repair to get the company to exchange them with genuine …