1) SILVER SPRING: The Aspen Hill neighborhood of Silver Spring is getting a Roy Rogers location today. This is the first location from a new Maryland franchisee for the Frederick-based chain. Status: Opening this morning. 13884 Georgia Ave. Silver Spring, Md.; website.
2) ROCKVILLE/NORTH BETHESDA: Italian cafe and market Carliccio's is in soft opening mode for now, and will remain that way over the next several weeks. Update: A spokeswoman for the brand says hours and menu will be limited until a grand opening happens in March. When fully open, the location will kick things off at 7 a.m for breakfast and switch over to a full menu later in the day. They're operating in the Pike and Rose development. Status: Soft-opening. 11826 Trade St. Rockville, Md.; website.