1) Bethesda: The area's first ArcLight Cinemas opened over the weekend. It's located in the Westfield Montgomery Mall. On the food front, the cinema includes a cafe and bar with options like wings and pizza; there are also more traditional concessions available for inside the theater. All movie ticket sales are done online. The chain has a reputation for trying to minimize movie disruptions (no cell phones, talking, late seating, etc.). Status: Certified open. 7101 Democracy Blvd, Bethesda; website.
2) L'Enfant: A new location of Brown Bag has opened at L'Enfant Plaza, according to a spokeswoman. The lunch chain is known for its sandwiches and salads. Status: Certified open. 429 L'Enfant Plaza; website.