Facci Italian Restaurant
Like its sister restaurant in North Laurel, Facci specializes in artisan pizza baked in a wood oven and also features a wine bar. The 5,730-square-foot restaurant opened in October.
Grille 620 features fresh oysters, a raw bar, filet mignon and other steaks, fish and crab cakes. Fresh seafood is delivered daily. The 160-seat restaurant serves 30 wines by the glass.
Slated to open at the end of this year, Mimi’s Kabob bills itself as an “authentic Afghan bistro” serving beef, chicken and vegetable kabobs. Mimi’s also has a location in Clarksville.
Red Parrot Asian Bistro
The Southeast Asian bistro serves Thai food, sushi, Asian fusion cuisine and bubble tea.
The 200-seat Mexican restaurant is the second Xitomate that owner Julio Soto has opened in Howard County. Serving fresh guacamole, tacos, fajitas and a tequila bar, Xitomate means tomato in Aztec and reflects the restaurant’s commitment to using fresh produce.
La vie is French for life, and the proprietors of this frozen yogurt shop say they want to use yogurt to improve life. Other Maryland locations include Towson, Gambrills and Nottingham.
Beauty Sense Nails & Spa
In addition to manicures and pedicures, the spa offers services such as massage, facials, waxing and eyelash extension.
A physician-guided weight loss service, InShapeMD is opening its first Maryland clinic at Turf Valley Towne Square.
Kathleen Lauer is the owner of organic salon Inspire, where most of the furniture is recycled, and many of the products are organic. The salon carries Intelligent Nutrients, Kevin Murphy and J. Beverly Hills. Services include cuts, color, styling, makeup and waxing services.
Tiger World Class Tae Kwon Do
The 4,000-square-foot training center is led by head instructor Master Kwang Yeol Shin and school director Master Ilho Chong, each of whom holds a fifth-degree black belt from the World Tae Kwon Do Federation. Programs include classes for children ages 4 and up, families and adults, as well as camps, after-school programs and birthday parties.