Movies, grocery stores, pharmacies: What's open?

Updated, 11:55 a.m. Sunday

If you're bored, hungry, in need of toilet paper, want to see a movie or just need a place that still has heat and electricity -- and if you can walk or otherwise travel without endangering yourself and others -- here's a sampling of places that are open in the region.

Please note that closings and openings may change quickly, depending on weather conditions. Call before putting on all the snow gear and heading out.

Many urban restaurants and bars are open. Call before you go.

Got more openings? Send an e-mail with the name of the store or business, address, phone number or any other useful information to


AFI Silver Theatre Cultural Center: 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD - (301) 495-6700 -- Expected to reopen Sunday. Call ahead for showtimes.

Alexandria Old Town Theater: 815 1/2 King Street Alexandria, VA - 703-683-8888. Appears to be open according to recorded message. Call ahead to be sure.

AMC Courthouse Plaza 8: 2150 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington, VA - (888) 262-4386 -- Open. Call ahead for showtimes.

AMC Hoffman Center 22: 206 Swamp Fox Rd., Alexandria, VA - (888) 262-4386 -- CLOSED.

AMC Magic Johnson Capital Centre 12: 800 Shoppers Way, Largo, MD - (888) 262-4386 -- Open. Call ahead for showtimes.

AMC Mazza Gallerie : 5300 Wisconsin Ave. NW - (888) 262-4386 -- Open. Call ahead for showtimes.

AMC Tysons Corner 16: 7850 Tysons Corner Center, McLean, VA - (888) 262-4386 -- Open. Call ahead for showtimes.

AMC Loews Theatres Uptown: 3426 Connecticut Avenue N.W. - (888) 262-4386 -- CLOSED.

AMC Loews Georgetown 14: 3111 K Street N.W. - (888) 262-4386 -- CLOSED.

AMC Loews Shirlington 7: 2772 South Randolph St., Arlington, VA - (888) 262-4386 -- CLOSED.

AMC Courthouse Plaza 8: 2150 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington, VA - (888) 262-4386 -- CLOSED.

American City Movie Diner: 5532 Connecticut Avenue, NW - (202)244-1949 -- Open until 6 p.m. Will not be showing 8 p.m. movie.

Arlington Cinema 'N' Drafthouse: 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA - (703) 486-2345 - Open. Call ahead for showtimes.

Avalon: 5612 Connecticut Avenue, Washington, DC - (202) 966-6000 - The 10 a.m. showing of 'Where the Wild Things Are' is canceled. Will try to continue as scheduled with all other showtimes.

Landmark's E Street Cinema: 555 11th St. NW – 202-452-7672 -- Open. Call ahead for showtimes.

Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema: 7235 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD - (301) 652-7273 -- Open. Call ahead for showtimes.

Potomac Mills 18 : 2700 Potomac Mills Circle, Woodbridge, VA - (888) 262-4386 -- Open. Call ahead for showtimes.

Regal Ballston Common 12: 671 N. Glebe Road, Arlington, VA - (703) 527-9730 -- Open. Call ahead for showtimes.

Regal Bethesda 10: 7272 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD - (301) 718-4323 -- Open. Call ahead for showtimes.

Regal Gallery Place Stadium 14: 707 Seventh Street NW - (202) 393-2121 - Opening at 1 p.m. Call ahead for showtimes.

Regal Majestic 20: 900 Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring, MD - (240) 393-4826 -- Open. Call ahead for showtimes.

Regal Potomac Yard 16 : 3575 Jefferson Davis Highway, Alexandria, VA - (703) 739-4040 - Open. Call ahead for showtimes.

Regal Royale 14: 6505 America Blvd., Hyattsville, MD - (301) 864-3456 -- Open. Call ahead for showtimes.

Smithsonian museums: All Smithsonian museums are CLOSED.

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company: 641 D Street NW - (202) 393-3939 -- Open with performances of Mike Daisey's The Last Cargo Cult at 2pm and 7pm. Call ahead for showtimes.


Broad Branch Market: 5608 Broad Branch Rd. - 202-249-8551 -- Store is trying to keep regular hours. Call ahead.

Firehook Bakery: 3411 Connecticut Ave. NW – 202-362-2253 – Store is trying to keep regular hours. Call ahead.

Giant Food Stores: All Giant stores were expected to open at 6 a.m. on Sunday and keep regular store hours.

Harris Teeter : Most D.C. area stores -- possibly all -- are opening today at 12 p.m. Call ahead.

Safeway: All D.C. area stores are open today. Hours are varying depending on staff availability.

Trader Joe's: 1101 25th Street NW -- 202 296-1921. Open regular hours.

Yes! Organic Market: 3425 Connecticut Ave. NW -- 202-363-1559. Open. Planning to close at 8 p.m. depending on volume of customers.


CVS: All D.C. area stores are planning to keep regular hours today. However, individual pharmacists may not be able to make it in, so call ahead.

By Washington Post Editors  |  February 6, 2010; 11:28 AM ET
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Quarry House Tavern, Georgia & Bonifant, Silver Spring -- open regular hours.

Posted by: random-adam | February 6, 2010 4:29 PM | Report abuse

The Friendship Heights Giant is open, along with Clyde's and Chadwick's.

Posted by: queendweeb | February 6, 2010 4:38 PM | Report abuse

Rustico, Buzz, Columbia Firehouse, Evening Star, in Alexandria. Kitty O'Sheas, and 4 Courts in Arlington.

Posted by: yemphan | February 6, 2010 4:52 PM | Report abuse

But hey, fellow area residens and D.C. in particular, isn't it wonderful news to hear that President Obama in the spirit of aid to Haiti today is recognizing the dire straits of the area population and has announced that he is earmarking another $10 billion in aid of local taxpayers and municipal authorities who are faced with extraordinary expenses stemming from Snowmageddon!

Thank you Mr. President and all your White House staff, espeially Rahm Emanuel, for your compasion and understanding and prompt action in our time of urgent need. You give us hope again.

Posted by: AmericanInterestsFirstandLast | February 6, 2010 5:04 PM | Report abuse

Well, yes, maybe it was all just a dream but who knows these days the local needs are at least the equal of many others at home and abroad and they are getting handsome sums of taxpayers' dollars, why not the Metropolitan area?

Why not indeed!

Posted by: AmericanInterestsFirstandLast | February 6, 2010 5:09 PM | Report abuse

Arlington's Westover Market is open, and the outdoor Beer Garden is too (fire pits make it bearable). I know I'm going tonight after a long day of shoveling.

Posted by: nonagon | February 6, 2010 5:35 PM | Report abuse

Acadiana near convention center is open this weekend.

Posted by: laterracole | February 6, 2010 6:32 PM | Report abuse

I think the only thing people in this town really care about is if Government will be open on Monday.

Posted by: SUMB44 | February 7, 2010 1:04 AM | Report abuse

Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe is open regular hours (’til late Sun.-Thurs., 24 hrs. Fri. & Sat.). We are only a snowball toss from Dupont Circle (between the Circle & Q Street, at Metro).



Posted by: efstewart | February 7, 2010 12:37 PM | Report abuse

Whole Foods in Old Town is open today.

Posted by: kellynchi | February 7, 2010 2:39 PM | Report abuse

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