North bethesda

October 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

County Executive Leads National Philharmonic (VIDEO)

You can add conductor to Ike Leggett’s list of accomplishments. The county executive led the National Philharmonic performance Saturday of the Star-Spangled Banner.

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October 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Pop-Up Shops Return to Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Station

After a seven-week trial in spring, the pop-up vendor plaza has returned to Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Station. Shops have been created by carving a former Metro 4000 series railcar into sections. Commuters and neighbors can stop and shop from several local retailers from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The pop-up plaza […]

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October 9, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Love Fall? Here’s A Guide to Festivals and More

Love Fall? Here’s a list of some places and activities where you, your family and friends can enjoy music, food, art and culture. Maiz (Corn) Festival All Day Event, Oct. 14. The new Consulate of El Salvador, located on Philadelphia Avenue will host Maiz (Corn Festival) in Silver Spring. It’s a family event that will feature […]

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October 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Three Libraries Add Hours, and All Libraries Accept Food for Fines

Three Montgomery County Public Libraries branches will be open longer, with added service hours, a statement from County Executive Ike Leggett’s office said. In addition, the libraries’ Food for Fines program will run from Oct. 22 to 29 and patrons will be able to earn $1 for each donated food item toward payment of existing […]

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October 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Record Attendance At Pike & Rose Street Festival (PHOTOS)

North Bethesda’s Pike & Rose celebrated autumn with the fourth annual Piketoberfest street festival Sunday, Oct. 1. The festival drew a record number with more than 3,000 people attending. There was entertainment for the entire family including food from neighborhood restaurants, live music from AMP by Strathmore, lawn games, and Bavarian dance performances by the Foggy […]

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October 5, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 5, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 5, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Procurement Forum: The County Office of Procurement hosts the second annual forum to assist businesses gain insight into both public and private procurement and provide opportunities for networking. 2. Travel Fair: Montgomery County Recreation hosts a free fair focused on travel for […]

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October 4, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Regional Young Professional Event Helps Foster Business Connections

The Greater Bethesda, Gaithersburg-Germantown (GGCC), Greater Silver Spring (GSSCC), and Rockville Chambers of Commerce along with Leadership Montgomery’s (LM) Emerging Leaders said goodbye to summer and hello to Fall at its 4th Annual “Regional Young Professional Group Happy Hour” at Lucky Strike Bethesda on Thursday, September 28. Emerging leaders from across the County attended the […]

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October 4, 2017 | Staff Writer

Bethesda-Area Man Found Safe, Unharmed

Update, 10 a.m.: Montgomery County police report William George Battaile has been located safe and unharmed. Original post: Bethesda District detectives are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 92-year-old Bethesda-area man. Maryland State Police have activated a Silver Alert. Family members last saw William George Battaile about 6:45 p.m. Oct. 3 when he left his […]

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October 2, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 2 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, October 2, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Breast Cancer Awareness: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Interfaith Works and the Brem Foundation are holding a ‘re-bra” event for women who have fought breast cancer. The event starts at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Interfaith Works Clothing Center, 751 […]

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September 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Release Video to Help Nab Bethesda Beer and Wine Burglar

The Woodmont Market Beer and Wine store in Bethesda was burglarized recently and Montgomery County police are releasing surveillance video in hopes that the public can help identify the culprit. Police responded about 2:50 a.m. Sept. 17 to the store, which is at 8227 Woodmont Ave., after an alarm sounded, according to a police statement. […]

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