Out: Heiner Contemporary Arts at 1675 Wisconsin Ave., NW, departed artsy Book Hill row early this month. The art gallery, run by Margaret Heiner since 2011, decamps to Farmington, Conn., where Heiner’s husband moved to be a museum curator. The gallery continues to exists as a website.

Out: The French Apartment, known for its one-of-a-kind vintage furniture, at 1671 Wisconsin Ave., NW, will be the end of January. Owner Kathleen McGarrah may continue her business online. Check TheFrenchApartment. com.

In: Hill & Dale Record Parlor in Canal Square -- in the former Parrish Gallery space -- with a Feb. 7 grand opening as well as an exhibit by rock photographer Peter Simon. It sells vinyl records, rock music posters, artwork and photographs.

IN: UTB Boutique at 3147 Dumbarton St., NW, next to the Bank of America parking lot, has replaced the western wear shop. It sells “sexy wear,” “romance baskets” and other adult items. Its website -- -- is for those over 18 years of age. Be sure to see the “Rub My Duckie” toy.

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