EDENS Announces Multiple Openings At Mosaic

Mosaic To See Rapid Growth In Spring/Summer 2015

May 19, 2015, 09:28 ET from EDENS

FAIRFAX, Va., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EDENS, one of the nation's leading retail real estate owners and developers, announced the coming of new innovative retailers and restaurants at Mosaic in Merrifield, VA.

The curated mix of the finest local restaurants and fashion boutiques coupled with premier national retailers and Angelika Film Center, makes Mosaic a truly unique destination.  Mosaic's authentic community experience is created through hand-selected partnerships, intelligent urban-design and a passion for creating authentic community engagement.




The latest restaurant concept from Travis Croxton, owner of Rappahannock Oysters, and noted D.C. chef John Critchley, Brine will be a destination for seafood lovers. Four generations of oyster expertise and a passion for farm-to-table living combine to bring Rappahannock Oyster Company's newest restaurant concept to Mosaic. Along with the famous Rappahannock Oyster Bar in Union Market, Rock Salt in Charlottesville and Charlotte, and Eat the Rich in Shaw, Croxton is committed to using only regional meats and produce. https://www.rroysters.com/

DGS Delicatessen

The Dupont Circle favorite DGS Delicatessen opens its second-ever location in Mosaic, bringing its next generation delicatessen to Fairfax. DGS offers eight-day house cured pastrami, duck fat matzo balls, applewood smoked salmon, Montreal bagels – and more, all in the spirit of the old world Jewish kitchen. DGS brines, cures, smokes and pickles everything served in-house.  Its Mosaic location will feature an expanded bar program, supplementing its "good eats" with craft cocktails. DGS is a nod to the mom-and-pop District Grocery Stores that lined street corners in DC at the turn of the twentieth century, and is owned by third generation Washingtonians (and cousins) Nick and David Wiseman. http://www.dgsdelicatessen.com/

Iron Chef Sushi

Iron Chef brings Brooklyn's finest sushi and Japanese cuisine to Mosaic in 2015 with its first location outside of New York. Voted 100% by CitySearch, and listed among TimeOut Magazine's List of Things to Do, Iron Chef's commitment to fresh, flavorful and inventive sushi and entree dishes will make it a key centerpiece of Mosaic's food scene. http://www.ironchefbrooklyn.com/home.html

Sisters Thai

Beginning this summer, Sisters Thai will serve traditional Thai food, fun and drinks in a relaxed atmosphere designed to feel as comfortable and welcome as your own living room. A new location of a local favorite, Sisters Thai will serve delicious and healthy food in a warm, friendly atmosphere. http://www.sistersthai.com/



City Sports

With over 30 years of award-winning excellence in specialty athletic retail, City Sports is a premier destination for athletes and active lifestyle enthusiasts. It offers a comprehensive assortment of performance footwear, equipment and apparel from leading athletic and niche brands. It was founded by Mike Kennedy and Eric Martin in 1983 in Boston, when the two realized they couldn't find anywhere to purchase an inflating needle for a basketball. More than 30 years later, City Sports continues to provide customers with a curated assortment of innovative athletic apparel and accessories. http://www.citysports.com/Default.aspx

Great Gatherings

Great Gatherings is the world's first furniture store dedicated entirely to the art of celebrating. Its showroom has all the ideas, furnishings and accessories needed to give a home a magnetic pull – one that guests simply can't resist. From expert design and coordination in furniture and barware to an impressive selection of board games, glassware and more, it's all under one roof at Great Gatherings. Customers will be able to attend eye-opening guest presentations by entertaining experts and consult with Great Gatherings professionals on creating an atmosphere completely suited for their home. http://www.greatgatherings.com/

lululemon athletica

lululemon athletica seeks to create components for people to live longer, healthier, fun lives. Founded in 1998, lululemon makes technical athletic apparel for yoga, running, dancing – and most other sweaty pursuits. Every lululemon location seeks to establish close ties to its local community, aligning it with Mosaic's mission. The store plans to host in-store events ranging from self-defense classes to goal-setting workshops to complimentary yoga classes. http://shop.lululemon.com/


Shoshana is the brainchild of Arielle Weinberg, the fine perfume expert behind the popular blog Scents of Self. Shoshana will be the first fine perfume shop in the D.C. area, and will work with customers to find the notes and scents that are a perfect extension of their self-expression. http://thescentsofself.com/


Stellogix is a science and astronomy store that seeks to make STEM learning fun and engaging. It sells a wide variety of scientific instruments, telescopes, molecular gastronomy kits – and more. Stellogix also offers a vast array of hands-on classes that will spark a love of science in experimentation in children of all ages. http://stellogix.com/en/



Cherry Blow Dry Bar

Cherry Blow Dry specializes in world-famous blowouts and hair extensions. The blowouts are $35 for any length hair, any time – and will create a sleek, stylish look perfect for any modern woman. If one seeks longer, more luscious hair, Cherry Blow Dry provides premium, long-lasting and beautifully blended tape extensions that won't damage hair. http://www.cherryblowdrybar.com/


Coming this spring, [solidcore] is a 50-minute, full body workout in a class-based fitness studio. It uses slow and controlled movements with constant tension that works muscle fibers to failure. The low-impact processes forces muscles to rebuild a more sculpted, stronger and solid you. The workout is different every time you come, so it's impossible to plateau. Each class has a certified [solidcore] coach, and the studios are raw – yet inspiring and welcoming. With small class sizes, you're guaranteed a personalized experience every time you come. http://www.solidcore.co/va/about

The Press Dry Cleaners and Laundry

The Press is a family owned and operated, neighborhood dry cleaning and laundry shop. With over 40 years of experience, The Press brings expert knowledge in caring for your garments with its first Virginia location. The Press is also committed to bringing a green approach to dry cleaning. http://thepressdc.com/

Tiny Dancers

Tiny Dancers is a unique dance program designed for children ages 2-12. Featuring age-appropriate music, choreography and costumes, the award-winning curriculum provides young dancers with outstanding training in a fun, nurturing and motivating environment. With its second location opening in Mosaic this summer, Tiny Dancers is committed to offering the best dance education available by emphasizing positive self-esteem, technical excellence and a love of the art of dance. http://www.tinydancers.com/

Zengo Cycle

Opening this month, Zengo Cycle offers an indoor ride with a full-body, 50-minute escape from the pressures of the outside world, complete with lowered lights and killer playlists. Zengo's unique approach to indoor cycling keeps the core, obliques and triceps engaged throughout the ride, delivering hardcore cardio and strength training in less than an hour. www.zengocycle.com

For a complete list of restaurants and retailers at Mosaic, please visit www.mosaicdistrict.com.  For more information on EDENS, please visit www.edens.com

About EDENS:

EDENS develops, owns and operates community building centers in primary markets throughout the East Coast. Focusing on innovative development and redevelopment together with key acquisitions in urban areas, the Company has built an institutional-quality portfolio of 111 retail centers. EDENS has Regional Headquarters in Boston, New York, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Miami and Columbia, SC. For additional information about the Company and its retail real estate portfolio, please visit www.edens.com