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The 17th Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade (VIDEO)

Leaves have fallen, the cold is back and along with it the Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade, which is scheduled to take place on Nov. 22 at 10 a.m. in downtown Silver Spring. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Susan Hoffmann, communications and public outreach manager at the Montgomery County Department of Recreation, tells us what to expect in […]

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Lawfirm’s Move Helps Save Thanksgiving for Some in Silver Spring

Master chefs might be cooking up the smoked turkey and chicken expected to be served to hundreds at the Silver Spring Civic Center, but it’s lawyers who are behind the dinner. Hope Restored, Inc. has partnered with several organizations throughout Montgomery County to present a community-sponsored Thanksgiving event this year to be held at the […]

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Author David Baldacci on His Writing Process (VIDEO)

Where does he write his books? In this MyMCMedia Extra video, bestselling author David Baldacci tells us about his writing platforms from laptop to desktop to notepads and then there are his edits —or as he describes editing, “the blood on the page.” Take a look: You can meet Baldacci on Dec. 2nd, and learn […]

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Residents Gather for Interfaith Prayer Service for Ebola Relief

State health officials are currently monitoring 113 travelers who left West Africa in the past few months as part of an Ebola prevention effort, but none are from Montgomery County. According to a Montgomery County health official, the state has been monitoring all travelers from Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, and Mali. “These travelers are being called […]

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City Sports Opening on Saturday at Pike & Rose

City Sports, a specialty sporting goods retailer, is opening its newest store on Saturday, Nov. 22 at Pike and Rose, 11600 Old Georgetown Road, and the grand opening celebration includes some gear giveaways. The doors open at 9 a.m. and freebies include: first 100 customers will receive a free City Sports backpack with gifts valued […]

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Floreen Sends Daily Updates from India (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Floreen traveled to India in November with a business delegation to broaden Montgomery County’s reach in biotech and other high-tech areas. Floreen wrote in an email to MyMCMedia that she is on this trip “because of the importance of establishing relationships and connections to advance the county’s economic growth.” The latest update from […]

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Author David Baldacci’s “The Finisher” May be Headed to the Big Screen (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, author David Baldacci tells us that his young adult novel, The Finisher, may be headed to the big screen. Take a look: You can meet Baldacci on Dec. 2nd, and learn more about his newest novel, The Escape, when he visits the Gaithersburg Library. For more information about this upcoming […]

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A New American Cuisine Inspired Restaurant to Open in Silver Spring

All Set Restaurant & Bar, an American cuisine inspired dining place, is set to open in Silver Spring in early spring 2015. Chef Edward Reavis announced on Nov. 19 the new 4,730-square-foot restaurant at 8630 Fenton Street to be a destination that will change the social dining scene in Silver Spring. “The menu will feature […]

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Interfaith Prayer Service in Silver Spring for Ebola Relief

Montgomery County Interfaith Community Working Group and the West African Muslim Alliance are hosting a prayer for Ebola relief on Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. in Silver Spring. County officials and several religious leaders will be in attendance to learn important information about the Ebola virus from local and international experts. According to a press […]

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Crown Unveils Gaithersburg’s 24th Art in Public Space (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Crown development unveiled a 750-pound bronze sculpture called “Inner Being” Tuesday, marking the City of Gaithersburg’s 24th piece of public art. Charles Strain created the 8-foot bronze sculpture that is a looping figure on the corner of Fields Road and Decoverly Drive. The artwork is encircled by brick columns. Strain said he used a […]

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