Published on: Friday, May 1, 2015 Takoma Park Newsletter

Tabletop, Spring Mill Bakery are open for business

In late April, two new shops opened for business in Takoma Park.

After 12 years in Dupont Circle, Tabletop, a gift shop, opened a second location in downtown Takoma Park. The new address is 6927 Laurel Ave., the space formerly occupied by Now and Then.

Tabletop is known for featuring a variety of goods from design companies such as Orla Kiely, Rifle Paper and Sagaform, as well as smaller craft companies such as Cate and Levi, Xenia Taler and Velvet Moustache. Washington City Paper declared Tabletop the best place to buy gifts in 2015.

The shop celebrated its new space on April 28 with a ribbon cutting attended by Takoma Park Mayor Bruce Williams and others. A grand opening party followed on Friday, May 1.

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Meanwhile, at Takoma Junction, the long-awaited Spring Mill Bread Company opened its fifth Washington metropolitan area location, at 7300 Carroll Ave. The retail bakery bakes breads and sweets known for their natural ingredients and freshlymilled whole wheat flour. Selections are baked daily, from scratch. In addition to breads, Spring Mill offers cookies, muffins, brownies, cupcakes and cinnamon rolls. It has a small seating area and will be serving soups, sandwiches and coffee as well.

Spring Mill also celebrated its opening with an April 28 ribbon cutting. To learn more, see or

This article appeared in the May 2015 edition of the Takoma Park Newsletter. The Takoma Park Newsletter is available for download here.