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Bethesda shop on Vogue editors’ list for holiday shopping

Plus: Delaney has support for new 'blank-check' company; Mall offering physically distanced photos with Santa

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Bethesda shop on Vogue editors’ list for holiday shopping

One of the editors’ picks in Vogue magazine for good places to do holiday shopping was The Blue House in Bethesda. The description on the list starts:

“This cute little store in my hometown of Bethesda has always, quite literally, been a bright spot in the neighborhood. ” [Vogue]

Delaney has support for new ‘blank-check’ company

A blank-check company backed by Revolution LLC CEO Steve Case and former U.S. Rep. John Delaney of Potomac is aiming to raise up to $287.5 million in a public offering to invest in an innovative technology company, according to a new Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

The offering includes $250 million in shares and another $37.5 million if underwriters exercise their ability to purchase additional equity in the company, which would become a publicly traded entity with no products or services but would use that cash to purchase or merge with a private company — in effect taking the other company public and bypassing the traditional IPO process. [Washington Business Journal]

Mall offering physically distanced photos with Santa

Westfield Montgomery mall announced on its Instagram page that it will be offering physically distanced photos with Santa Claus from Nov. 27 through Dec. 24.

The mall posted on social media that photos with Santa are by appointment only; to avoid crowding, no walk-up photos will be allowed. [Montgomery Community Media]

Today’s weather

Mostly cloudy followed by rain in the evening, with a high around 57 and a low around 51

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