2 Fast Casual Spots Coming To Lot 31 Project – A PAUL Bakery and Chop’t Creative Salad Company are coming to the ground floor of the Lot 31 apartment project at Bethesda and Woodmont Avenues. Construction is ongoing and the restaurants likely won’t be open until 2015. It will be the second Chop’t location in Bethesda. It opened in Wildwood Shopping Center in November. [Bethesda Magazine]

Blasting Delayed At 8300 Wisconsin Site – At another project from developer StonebridgeCarras, blasting has been delayed because of dense rock. It was scheduled to start on or around July 25. The developer says it will send out notice to surrounding residents and businesses when it’s ready to start. [StonebridgeCarras]

MCPS To Keep Snack Machines For 30 Minutes After School – The school system, after talks with a group of parents pushing for healthier food options, has agreed to keep snack machines off for 30 minutes after the final bell. The machines are actually already off during the school day, but apparently MCPS is not yet willing to remove them. [Washington Post]

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