April 30, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

REI Opens New Store in Pike & Rose (VIDEO)

REI Co-op opened its new 38,000-square-foot Pike & Rose location last week. The store provides bicycles, camping gear, kayaks, outdoor apparel and other ways to enjoy the outdoors. It also has a community center and a place for customers to trace maps onto wax paper. REI had a location farther north on Rockville Pike. “We […]

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November 2, 2015 | Girl Scout SU 31-6

Camp Todd Review (PHOTOS)

I really enjoyed our fall trip to Camp Todd, which is located on Lake Williston near Denton, MD. Camp Todd has been around for over 60 years serving Girl Scouts all over Maryland. Our Service Unit Media Team recently spent a weekend at Camp Todd. There was so much to do and we had the […]

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July 14, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Ten Ways to Enjoy Montgomery County’s Parks

The Montgomery County Council and County Executive Isiah Leggett have proclaimed the month of July as Parks and Recreation Month. In fact, this month marks 30 years that park systems around the United States have celebrated Parks and Recreation Month. However, a survey financed by the National Recreation and Park Association in May 2014 indicated […]

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June 17, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Great American Backyard Campout at Little Bennett Campground

Montgomery Parks, part of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, announces that Little Bennett Campground will celebrate the 10th Annual Great American Backyard Campout on Saturday, June 28 by offering half-price tent campsites as well as a host of family-friendly, fun activities. The Great American Backyard Campout is a nationwide celebration sponsored by the […]

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