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Visions for Vacancies: Former Bed Bath & Beyond

What new retailer would you like to see in the Bowie Town Center?

The Bed Bath & Beyond at Bowie Town Center relocated to Gambrills in September, leaving a vacant storefront across from the Macy's. 

Although many Bowie residents were sad to see the store go, it's relocation has opened up some prime real estate in Bowie Town Center. 

Tell us: What would you like to see fill the former Bed Bath & Beyond storefront? Another home goods store, a new clothing retailer, a specialty shop? Leave your ideas in the comments!

RAY BROWN November 26, 2012 at 03:45 PM
A new restaurant would be nice.
Katy Razzano November 26, 2012 at 08:34 PM
A World Market!
Jenifer Rowe November 27, 2012 at 02:00 PM
Container store
melinda November 27, 2012 at 02:12 PM
Would love to see Trader Joe's come to Bowie.
Rose Woodruff November 27, 2012 at 02:33 PM
I second that! I hate driving to Rockville to make purhases!
Rose Woodruff November 27, 2012 at 02:34 PM
I would appreciate a Microcenter, but they just opened their second store in Maryland and are unlikely to open another any time soon.
kathy braman November 27, 2012 at 03:29 PM
I would love to see a Trader Joe's, but the parking would be a problem.
Vivian Louise November 27, 2012 at 03:53 PM
Trader Joe's would be fabulous, but I doubt Safeway would allow it there. Pointer Ridge Plaza would be wonderful for a TJ's. I second a Container Store.
SHAWN November 27, 2012 at 05:54 PM
ID LIKE TO SEE A FYE STORE COME IN THE AREA. ITS A GREAT STORE IN ARUNDEL MILLS
Alta Cannaday November 27, 2012 at 06:17 PM
Trader Joe's!
kathy lapinski November 27, 2012 at 07:59 PM
I would LOVE for Bed Bath and Beyond to come back. I really miss it being in Bowie! I have visited the Crofton and Columbia locations (I work in Columbia), but miss browsing close to my house. If BBB doesn't come back, then a Container Store would be FAB!!!!!!! Trader Joe's would be great, but like was stated above, Safeway wouldn't let that fly. Just as long as a junkie store like Gussini's doesn't come in, then I am ok!
kathy lapinski November 27, 2012 at 07:59 PM
Also, how about a Burlington Coat Factory????
Eleanor Hansen November 27, 2012 at 11:31 PM
TRADER JOE'S with alcohol!!!!
Adnile November 28, 2012 at 02:22 PM
World Market, Trader Joe's or the Container Store
DSmith November 28, 2012 at 02:25 PM
A HomeGoods store would be a nice replacement, but I also like the idea of Trader Joe's!
CarolLynn December 10, 2012 at 09:35 PM
Anna's Linens or Home Goods. Or even a health club!
kathy lapinski December 10, 2012 at 10:00 PM
Bring back BB&B, but would LOVE a Container Store!
Val January 07, 2013 at 01:01 PM
Based on the current City Council Agenda, looks like LA Fitness is moving in . . ."Approval of Proposed Architectural Elevations for LA Fitness in the Bowie Town Center"
kathy lapinski January 14, 2013 at 03:11 PM
Still vote for Anna's Linens or Container Store! There was a SNAP Fitness in the Collington Plaza Shopping Center that was there for probably a year, then left, so I don't think a gym will do well there. I belong to Sport Fit b/c I love going to the pool there during the summer, and have been going there for ~15 years. Would LOVE to see BB&B COME BACK!!!!

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