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ArcLight to Open Nov. 7

The new 16-screen ArcLight Cinema is scheduled to open at the Westfield Montgomery Mall in North Bethesda Nov. 7, according to the ArcLight website. This is the first East Coast location for the ArcLight company. ArcLight Cinema...

Rounding Up for the Visual Arts! (VIDEO)

This month when customers buy art supplies at any of the three Plaza Artist Materials stores in Montgomery County they will have the option of rounding up their bill and donating the money to support local artists. The effort is...

Sixth District Commander Talks about the Lakeforest Mall (VIDEO)

At a town hall meeting in Montgomery Village, residents heard from Commander Willie Parker-Loan of the Sixth District Police Station who had this to say about the Lakeforest Mall:        ...

Comptroller’s Message for MoCo: “Get Out of the Liquor Business”

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot has a message for Montgomery County. “Get out of the liquor business,” he said, adding, “the sooner the better.” Take a look:...

New Dining Terrace, Theater in Spotlight at Westfield Montgomery Mall (Video)

This is not your mother’s mall food court. The Westfield Montgomery Mall is showing off its soon-to-open dining terrace which features casual food options, mature trees, high ceilings and an airy environment, all part of a...

Zalgen Labs: Bio-Tech Company Celebrates One Year in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Zalgen Labs is a biotech startup company in Montgomery County that is celebrating its one year anniversary at the Germantown Innovation Center. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You can find more information about the Viral...

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‘Montgomery Moving Forward’ Calls for a Single Workforce Development Authority (VIDEO)

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With the goal of creating a single workforce development authority, members of Montgomery Moving Forward recently announced a call to action that details what steps to take during the next two years to close the gap between good jobs and the number of skilled people. A diverse coalition of leaders calls for accountability to ensure […]

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Green Wheaton’s Executive Director Accepts Green Champions Award (VIDEO)

Wendy Howard, founder of Silver Spring-based WH Consulting also serves as the executive director of GreenWheaton, a local nonprofit promoting sustainable practices. She earned the Bethesda Magazine Green Champions Award for her work in the green arena. In this MyMCMedia Extra Howard talks about her award and her efforts. Related:

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Friends of White Flint Seeks New Executive Director

Friends of White Flint, a nonprofit community organization, is seeking an executive director to take the place of Lindsay Hoffman who is leaving the helm of the organization in December. Hoffman has served as the executive director for the past two years. You an access the job description and qualifications for the part-time post here. […]

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Honest Tea’s Seth Goldman Talks about Influence of Bethesda Green (VIDEO)

Seth Goldman of Honest Tea and co-founder of Bethesda Green talks about the influence the organization has had on other communities’ sustainable efforts in this MyMCMedia Extra. Related:

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Bethesda Green Gala Honors Local Sustainable Groups (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

It was easy being green Thursday night in Bethesda. More than 300 gathered at the Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club to celebrate the 5th annual Bethesda Green Gala. Even the name badges were made out of recycled materials and the plastic covering scheduled to be reused at the event that honored those who make […]

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Ruth Chris Steak House to Open in Downtown Crown on Oct. 13

The City of Gaithersburg is becoming quite a restaurant destination. On Oct. 13, Ruth Chris Steak House is scheduled to open its doors in downtown Crown. Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz is scheduled to attend the “steak-cutting” and grand opening celebration. The new restaurant consists of 9,624 square foot of space at 106 Crown Park Avenue […]

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ArcLight to Open Nov. 7

The new 16-screen ArcLight Cinema is scheduled to open at the Westfield Montgomery Mall in North Bethesda Nov. 7, according to the ArcLight website. This is the first East Coast location for the ArcLight company. ArcLight Cinema will offer reserved seating, a cafe and bar, and question-and-answer sessions with producers and directors, according to Gretchen […]

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Cabdrivers Protest for Change (VIDEO)

More than 160 Maryland cabdrivers slowly drove along Monroe Street in Rockville on Oct. 6 demanding changes on Montgomery County’s taxi regulations and protesting against credit card fees. The gridlocked traffic near the County’s Executive building lasted more than one hour. Peter Ibik, president of the Montgomery County Professionals Drivers Union and a Barwood driver, said […]

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Youth Employment in Takoma Park (VIDEO)

The city of Takoma Park recently recognized participants of its inaugural youth summer employment program. Visit Takoma Park City TV to see more Takoma Park City Television.

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White Oak FDA Biodefense Complex (VIDEO)

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It is official. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has opened its doors to a new Biodefense Complex. County Executive Ike Leggett was there for the ribbon-cutting ceremony along with other state and federal officials. Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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