Germantown has witnessed a significant influx of new businesses in the past year. Half of these businesses have blossomed on the historic Maplewood Mall, breathing new life into the corridor. However, some of these businesses may not yet be familiar to you. To better inform our neighbors about the exciting new ventures that have emerged in Germantown, the Germantown Info Hub is sharing a curated list of the notable businesses that have opened their doors in 2023.

387 Grooming

30 Maplewood Mall

387 Grooming offers male-focused skin and self-care products, founded to provide more options for men in the saturated beauty industry.

Art Is In The Hat

54 Maplewood Mall

A space primarily offering custom-designed hats and accessories. Some smaller businesses and services are also within, like a body oil and butter shop.


6147 Germantown Avenue

BEAUCOUP HOODOO combines an art bookstore with a spiritual shop. They offer an extensive collection of publications about African Traditional Religions and a carefully curated selection of spiritual products for everyday use.

Bilal’s Garden

40 Maplewood Mall

A restaurant serving various dishes from early morning breakfast to dinner selections.

Braid Mill

441 High Street

A working space for creatives, entrepreneurs, and small businesses. They offer workspaces, private studios, and event spaces.

Company House Photography Studio and Small Event Space

4941 Wayne Avenue

A small studio space available for events and photography.


51 Maplewood Avenue

A community gallery that aims to provide a safe space for black and brown individuals and communities to share stories, foster creativity, engage in mutual education, set goals, and promote upliftment.

Infinite Wisdom Healing & Wellness

32 Maplewood Mall

A haven rooted in healing arts and affirmative prayer offering Reiki, sound healing, spiritual coaching, life coaching, and more.

Mighty Writers Germantown

12 East Church Lane

An organization providing free programs to teach young people how to think clearly and write with clarity. Their programs include Mighty Brotherhood and Radical Playdates.

Musiqology Media Group


Musiqology Media Group is comprised of three locals. They produce impactful art that stimulates meaningful conversations within the artistic community and beyond through various services like production, mixing, audio production lessons, and more. 

Space and Grace Yoga Studio

6120 Greene Street, Unit B

A welcoming yoga studio for all levels and backgrounds to experience wellness.

Spokes and Stitches

5321 Germantown Avenue, basement level

A slow-fashion studio offering sewing workshops and design services for indie labels & production companies.

Umoja House

6338 Germantown Avenue

A Black-owned bookstore celebrating Black literature and writers. They also serve coffee.

If you own a business that opened in 2023 and is missing from this list, email with the business’s name, address, appropriate online links, and a description. If you do not have a brick and mortar, you must live in the Germantown area to be included.