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April 21, 2017 | Christen Milstead

Ingleside at King Farm Awarded 2017 Community Partner of the Year from Interfaith Works (PHOTOS)

Ingleside at King Farm (IKF), an engaged senior living community, was honored Thursday as the 2017 Community Partner of the Year at the 20th Annual Interfaith Works Annual Companies Caring Breakfast. More than 400 leaders from the business, political, governmental and nonprofit communities gathered to celebrate partnerships that help community members in need. IKF residents, […]

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April 20, 2017 | Jennifer Kahn Barlow

What Is In A Signature?

Van Gogh only signed his first name.  Monet used his first and last name to complete a piece.  Picasso painted his last name.  And Lucian Freud sometimes just used his initials.  Just to throw my name amongst some of the greatest painters of all time – I use my initials, JKB.  Well, here is my secret – they […]

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April 19, 2017 | Maureen Stiles

Real Housewives of Potomac 2 Episode 3: Potomac Sort of

This week’s episode has been brought to you by Google Maps. The RHOP are on the move people… Baltimore, Virginia and a road trip to Alabama all giving me jet lag. At least no one is pretending this show has anything to do with Potomac, so there’s that whole silver lining thing happening, First stop […]

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April 18, 2017 | Elaine Blackman

In Greenbelt, the ’50s Always Seemed so Good

For me, and most other Greenbelt children, life in the ’50s couldn’t have been better. It was an iconic place to grow up. Now, seeing the old city newspapers reveals how the lifestyle was taking shape around us. In this fourth blog post showing Harry’s editorials in the Greenbelt News Review, we see more of […]

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April 13, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

The “Relentless” Coach Paul Foringer

Lunch last week was my treat, Italian hoagies at Gemelli’s Italian Market in North Potomac. I spent the month of March in Florida and missed Quince Orchard’s basketball run to the state finals at the University of Maryland’s Xfinity Center. My luncheon guest was QO’s Coach Paul Foringer. I have known Paul for the better […]

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April 13, 2017 | Mark Avallone, MBA, CFP®, CRPS®

6 Tax Planning Tips To Consider For 2017

With many Americans completing their 2016 tax returns, it might seem early to start working on reducing your 2017 taxes. But with taxes being a drag on net investment performance, it makes sense to shelter your investments to the maximum extent possible. It’s always best to consult with your tax advisor on all tax related […]

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April 13, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message From the Universe: What Happens From Within!

“It’s not what’s happening around you that determines your health, finances, or hotness… but what’s happening inside of you, exclusively. You hottie,      The Universe”©Mike Dooley, http://tut.com It all begins with a thought, a feeling, a belief that all of what you see and think will imminently happen. If you are a hypochondriac, you will always think […]

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April 12, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message From the Universe: The Realities of Space and Time Continuum

“Here’s the thing. Admission into time and space requires a belief in limits: that both time and space are real; that you can therefore have and have-not; love can be lost and found; and that you are what your physical senses show you and no more. These illusions immediately lead you to believe that you […]

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April 11, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Celebrates Grand Opening of Security Public Storage (PHOTO)

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) celebrated the grand opening of Security Public Storage business by conducting a “ribbon cutting” ceremony on April 7th. The business is located at 1 Metropolitan Grove Road in Gaithersburg.       Security Public Storage (SPS) is a family-owned and operated self-storage company with 46 self-storage facilities located in California, Nevada […]

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April 11, 2017 | Maureen Stiles

Real Housewives of Potomac 2 Episode 2: Tea It Up

It’s really sweet of BRAVO to title each week’s Housewives episode. It will come in handy when historians look back at how shallow and easily entertained people were back in the day. But realistically, they could just call every episode, “Another Public Brawl,” and never have to brainstorm over catchy titles again. The bonus is […]

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