The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

Chopt and Boulangerie Christophe are two new stores in the Cabin John shopping center, but the shopping center is still not all that is needed.

Cabin John Shopping Center has improved, but is not everything students want it to be

By Nate Levine, Promotions Manager March 21, 2023

The frustrating reality is that Cabin John Village simply isn’t good enough for most WCHS students. Something needs to be done. For many students at WCHS, Cabin John Village is the go-to destination...

A stand in Milk Lady Markets in Cabin John Village offers a variety of organic produce from local farms, ranging from peppers to peaches.

Local market is a fresh pick for fruits and veggies

By George Chang, Arts Editor October 20, 2022

Between the mini-mall and Capitol One Bank, bursts of laughter and wafts of fresh fruit and baked bread float through the chilly autumn air. Fall spirit is in full swing and with the festivities that the...

The Scoop opened in Cabin John Village in August 2022 by WCHS graduates Timothy and Mitch Ryoo. The Scoop offers ice cream and milkshakes in a variety of flavors.

New ice cream shop opens in Cabin John: what’s The Scoop?

By Jordan Pashkoff, Editor-in-Chief October 17, 2022

“Ice Cream solves everything,” is written on the LED sign that brightly lights up the wall in the new ice cream store, The Scoop. Setting the tone for the store, this sign draws in ice cream lovers...

This section was added to Cabin John Mall in 2018 and includes community favorites Shake Shack, CAVA, SIsters Thai and Colada Shop.

Cabin John Village departures leave behind nostalgia for customers

By Cecilia Bernstein, Photo Manager October 11, 2022

It started with one restaurant, then two. Now, almost all of the old restaurants are gone. It’s not just restaurants - stores and businesses have shut their doors as well. Over the past few years, community...

Jenis consistently comes out with new and unique flavors such as the above pictured Powdered Jelly Donut, which was released on April 14.

Jeni’s Ice Cream freezes the competition

By Ryan Weiner, Sports Editor May 10, 2022

All good things must come to an end. While this saying applies to many different facets, it now symbolizes the end of an era in Cabin John shopping center. In December of 2021, the Baskin Robbins in Cabin...

Metal grating separates the sidewalk and pedestrians from closed establishments between CVS and Giant -- including China Gourmet Bistro, Breadsmith, Capital One Bank and the Grilled Oyster Company -- that will eventually be cleared to make way for a road separating the convenience and grocery stores.

Cabin John tosses Broadway Pizza for good

By Jeremy Fredricks, Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2022

For 27 years, Broadway Pizza stood as a staple of the shopping center at the corner of Tuckerman and Seven Locks. Known for its pizzas, pastas and friendly neighborhood atmosphere, the restaurant was a...

Sweetly Anchored has recently opened in Cabin John Shopping Center and is the perfect place to stop in and enjoy all different kinds of baked goods.

Anchor yourself for a sweet treat at newly-opened bakery

By Cherri Tung, Photo Editor November 20, 2018

Do you like cupcakes, brownies, or intricate birthday cakes? Then visit the new bakery in Cabin John Shopping Center, Sweetly Anchored. The store’s friendly atmosphere coupled with the irresistible scent...

Big changes are occurring in Cabin John Mall this season.

Cabin John Plaza and Mall welcomes new businesses

By Max Kandel, Observations Editor October 3, 2017

Cabin John Plaza and Mall, a popular shipping center for CHS students, was recently bought by the company EDENS. The recent purchase has brought in a plethora of new changes, including the addition of...

Pedestrian hit at Cabin John Shopping Center

Pedestrian hit at Cabin John Shopping Center

By Jamie Lescht, Online Editor in Chief June 2, 2013

At the Cabin John Shopping Center, a woman was hit by a car in front of Giant June 2 around 2 p.m. The woman was rushed to the hospital and was in critical condition, but died later on. Upon getting...

Bennys Bar & Grill is one of the new attractions at Cabin John Mall.

New businesses offer more variety at Cabin John

By Emma Crutchfield and Jamie Lescht October 2, 2012

While people were vacationing this summer, the Cabin John Shopping Center experienced some extreme changes. Cabin John has changed its color scheme and added multiple businesses. New additions include...

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