Hundreds Attend the Power Conference in North Bethesda

Hundreds of people turned out for The Power Conference: Women Doing Business on Aug. 9 at the North Bethesda Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. This regional business conference is designed to enhance and develop women-owned...

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JINYA Ramen Bar Celebrates Grand Opening in North Bethesda

The first JINYA Ramen Bar restaurant in Montgomery County celebrated their grand opening Tuesday at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda. Dozens of people waited in line for the restaurant to open their doors at 11 a.m. The first...

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JINYA Ramen Bar to Open in North Bethesda’s Pike & Rose on Aug. 7

The popular ramen restaurant, JINYA Ramen Bar will open at Pike & Rose Tuesday, Aug. 7. This will be the restaurant’s first location in Maryland and their third location in the D.C. area. JINYA Ramen Bar specializes in...

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MCM’s August Small Business Network: A Conversation with Commerce Secretary Mike Gill

Maryland Commerce Secretary Mike Gill is the featured guest of Montgomery Community Media’s August Small Business Network (SBN) session. The event takes place August 23 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at our studios in Rockville...

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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,...

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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...

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June 6, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Carvana to Open ‘Car Vending Machine’ in Gaithersburg

Carvana — which operates the terrarium-looking building off I-270 — is about to open, the company said Wednesday. The company gives consumers a chance to search for cars online, and purchase and finance them, at Once selected, customers can pick up their vehicle at one of its “car vending machines.” A news release from […]

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May 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

MCM Wins Tellys, Nominated for Emmy

Montgomery Community Media has been nominated for its first Emmy Award, and the nonprofit television services organization has won several Tellys. MCM Nominated for First Emmy Award MCM, founded 32 years ago, is up for a promotional spot created by its Production Department for “Key Ingredients Catering.” The Key Catering Spot, featuring a holiday recipe […]

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May 25, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Now Open: Corner Market and Pharmacy in Rockville

The Corner Market & Pharmacy will have a grand opening Friday afternoon after opening its doors last week on Nelson Street in Rockville. It is open from 9:00a.m. to 9:00p.m. Monday through Friday and 9:00a.m. to 7:00p.m. Sundays. Kevin Kirsch says he and co-owner Jason Kirsch are “thrilled to death with the neighborhood response.”   Store partner Canela Bakery offers fresh bread samples just inside the door, as well […]

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May 17, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Thursday’s Small Business Network Series at MCM Features Panel of Women Business Leaders

The May 17 Small Business Networking Series (SBN) focused on woman-owned businesses and the reasons companies commit to support diverse, woman-owned businesses. SBN’s Kelly Leonard facilitated a panel of business women who lead diversity strategies at their large corporations. Topic: “Women Mean Business” The panel discussion was streamed live. You may watch it here: The […]

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May 10, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Here Are 10 Restaurants to Celebrate Mother’s Day in Montgomery County

American’s will spend $23 billion for Mother’s Day this year, according to a survey by the National Retail Federation. Most consumers will spend their dollars in department stores, shop online, head to specialty stores, but that’s not all. Nearly half of Americans will either dine out or order takeout for Mothers’s Day, and yes, this […]

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May 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Gas Prices Could Rise Due to Iran Deal Decision, AAA Says

Pump prices may climb up to $3.00 per gallon in the Washington metro area this summer due in part to the impact of economic sanctions on Iran, AAA mid-Atlantic warns. “Though anticipated, today’s White House decision brings a wide variety of global and domestic impacts,” said John Townsend II, spokesperson for AAA Mid-Atlantic. “In the […]

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May 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

Pepco Ratepayers Could See Reduction in Monthly Bills

Pepco customers could see a cut in their rates if a deal worked out between the utility and other parties wins approval from the Maryland Public Service Commission. Pepco had sought a $41.4 million rate hike in January, which would have averaged customers about $5.14 a month. The money would have covered capital costs. The […]

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April 26, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan: Amazon Could Mean More Jobs Than Expected

Amazon is considering as many as 80,000 jobs for its “HQ2,” Gov. Larry Hogan said Tuesday. “The good news is they’re talking about direct jobs [50,000] and 80,000. And our economist at Department of Commerce says there’s at least 1-to-1 ratio, so 50,000 jobs means over a 100. Sixty or 80 means even more,” the […]

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April 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

Construction Continues in Bethesda at 7272 Wisconsin Ave, Site of Future Purple Line Station

Construction continues at 7272 Wisconsin Ave. in downtown Bethesda, the site of the former Apex Building. The site housed a Regal Cinemas and the offices of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists. The building was demolished last year by developer Carr Properties. Carr plans to replace the Apex Building with office and apartment towers. […]

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April 18, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Small Business Network Series at MCM Tackles Tax Reform Act

The April 19 Small Business Networking Series (SBN) focused on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. A panel of experts from the Stein Sperling law group in Rockville answered questions about the effects of the Act which is arguably the most significant revision to the Internal Revenue Code since 1954. The panel from Stein Sperling […]

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