Honest Tea Co-Founder Seth Goldman Headlines MCM’s October Small Business Network

Honest Tea Co-founder Seth Goldman is the featured guest of Montgomery Community Media’s October Small Business Network (SBN) session. The event takes place October 18 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at our studios in Rockville...

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Electric Vehicles Spark Interest in Poolesville

Electric cars and motorcycles were featured in downtown Poolesville on Saturday while the town celebrated Poolesville Day....

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Here’s What You Can Expect When Sunday Morning Bakehouse Opens in 2019

When Chef Caroline Yi opens her storefront full of her handmade croissants and pastries next year in Pike and Rose, she’s planning to fill the bakery with more than her passion for baking. Yi, who grew up right here in...

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ALDI Grocery Chain Hosting Job Fairs at Montgomery County Locations

The ALDI grocery store chain will hold a job fair from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12 at each of its Montgomery County locations, including stores in Gaithersburg, Germantown, Rockville, Silver Spring and Takoma...

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Brazilian Steakhouse Coming to North Bethesda’s Pike & Rose

Brazilian Restaurant Fogo de Chão to Open in 2019 International Brazilian steakhouse Fogo de Chão has plans to open its third D.C.-area location at Federal Realty Investment Trust’s Pike & Rose development in early...

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Silver Spring-Takoma Park Restaurant Week Returns Sept. 4

Many of Silver Spring and Takoma Park’s top restaurants will be joining efforts Sept. 4 – 9 for “Silver Spring-Takoma Park Restaurant Week.” Participating restaurants will offer special lunch and dinner...

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Business

July 25, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Here’s What You Can Do to Avoid Identify Theft

U.S. Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) joined Maryland Attorney General, Brian Frosh, and Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection Director, Eric Friedman, to discuss identify theft prevention from scammers during the inaugural Consumer Fest. The event, held at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring Tuesday evening, also featured a resource fair for residents to learn more organizations […]

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July 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

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County’s Annual Farm Tour to be Held on July 28 and 29

Montgomery County’s farmers are getting ready for the 29th annual Farm Tour and Harvest Sale event on July 28 and 29. The annual event started to help residents get to know their farmers and it takes place during the month of the Buy Local Challenge. Farm tours are free and many include activities such as […]

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July 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

Small Business Network Panel: “Accelerate Small Business Growth With Mergers & Acquisitions” (Video)

Watch Live. Montgomery Community Media’s Small Business Network (SBN) examines business growth through Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A). Kelly Leonard moderates a panel of business experts on mergers and acquisitions, including William Duffy of M&T Investment Banking Group, Will Fergusion of Baltimore Washington Business Brokers, and Laurie Wiggins of Byond.

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July 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Launch Workplace for Entrepreneurs Coming to Bethesda

Launch Workplaces are bringing one of the newest trends in business to Montgomery County. The new location is set to open on Aug. 1 in Bethesda, the third one in the county. The first opened in the fall at Rio in Gaithersburg, and the second opened July 1 in Rockville. An open house for the […]

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July 10, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Montgomery Mall Plans to Liven Up Rock Spring with Mixed-Use Development

Mall developer Westfield is making plans to add a mixed-use development next to Montgomery Mall in the Rock Spring neighborhood of Bethesda. Bordered by high-traffic roads, Rock Spring is mostly made up by office buildings. Office use has declined in recent years; for example, Marriott International is moving to downtown Bethesda. The Rock Spring community […]

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July 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

New Stores Slowly Filling Vacancies at Bethesda Row

Bethesda Row is seeing some significant additions as some of its long-term vacancies are being filled. Clothing boutique Anthropologie will replace Bethesda landmark Barnes & Noble, which closed in January after 20 years of selling books there. Around the corner on Woodmont Avenue, signs reading “Coming Soon: Philz Coffee” hang inside the windows of Vino […]

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July 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Datawatch Adding 50 Jobs in Bethesda with Help from Maryland, County

Datawatch Systems, one of the top commercial office security providers in the country, is relocating its headquarters in Montgomery County and adding 50 new full-time jobs over the next four years, according to a statement from Gov. Larry Hogan’s office. The company is moving its operations to a nearby space on East West Highway in […]

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July 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

MCM’s July Small Business Network Panel: Accelerate Growth Through M&A

Montgomery Community Media’s July Small Business Network (SBN) examines business growth through Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A). The event takes place July 19 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at our studios in Rockville located at 7548 Standish Place. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased online, here. The series of monthly morning sessions addresses topics of […]

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July 5, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Fund to Help Businesses During Construction Gets Green Light for Expansion from Leggett

A fund that aims to alleviate the economic impact from certain construction projects has received approval from Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett to expand. The Impact Assistance Fund was created to provide qualifying business owners with a conditional grant or loan, worth up to $25,000, for the economic strain caused by redevelopment projects initiated by […]

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June 29, 2018 | Staff Writer

Amazon Bookstore Now Open in Bethesda

Bethesda Row welcomed the first Amazon Bookstore in Montgomery County to the corner of Bethesda Ave. and Arlington Rd. last week. The Amazon Bookstore fills the void left by the recent closure of the landmark Barnes & Noble on the same street. Barnes & Noble was one of Bethesda Row’s first tenants, and many Bethesda […]

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