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November 24, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Nov. 25 – Nov. 27 (VIDEOS)

  If you like holiday lights, Montgomery County is the place to be. There are three holiday light shows and two of them are opening this weekend. The Garden of Lights returns for its 19th year at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton. The display is open from Nov. 25 – Jan. 1, except on the nights […]

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November 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

Over 48-Million Expected to Travel 50 Miles or More on Thanksgiving Weekend

AAA is projecting that 48.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving, an increase of one million travelers compared with last year. This represents a 1.9 percent increase over 2015, and the most Thanksgiving travelers since 2007. The Thanksgiving holiday travel period is defined as Wednesday, Nov. 23, to Sunday, […]

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November 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

What’s Open, What’s Not on Thanksgiving Day in Montgomery County

Here’s a look at what’s open and what’s not on Thanksgiving Day in Montgomery County: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – closed. Recreation – all programs and facilities are closed. Montgomery Parks – For holiday operating schedule on Parks’ facilities, including Brookside Gardens, ice rinks, tennis centers, trains and carousels, […]

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November 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Winter Lights at Seneca Creek State Park in Gathersburg Opens Nov. 25 (VIDEO)

The city of Gaithersburg’s Winter Lights Festival is celebrating it’s 21st year. The popular festival opens for the season later this week: The Winter Lights Festival is open nightly from Nov. 25 – Dec. 31. The festival is closed on Christmas Day. There are several special events planned this year, including Wine Under the Lights, […]

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October 5, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Gilmore Girls’ Luke’s Diner Pops-Up in Silver Spring (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The Bump ‘n Grind coffee shop in Silver Spring made dozens of Gilmore Girls fans dreams come true today. The boutique coffee shop transformed into Luke’s Diner, along with 200 others nationwide. Fans of the popular television show were greeted by barrista’s dressed up as Luke Danes, wearing plaid shirts, Luke’s Diner aprons, baseball caps, and of […]

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November 19, 2015 | Staff Writer

Nearly One Million Marylanders Expected to Travel During Thanksgiving Holiday

AAA forecasts 46.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving holiday, a 0.6 percent increase compared to last year. Nearly one million Marylanders are expected to get away for the holiday, a figure relatively flat from 2014 given the 0.1 percent increase forecasted. This year’s forecast marks the seventh […]

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November 25, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 25, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 25, in Montgomery County: 1. State Highway Administration officials are urging motorists to rethink their travel plans on Wednesday. 2. Montgomery County Police are investigating a collision that killed a Gaithersburg cyclist on Monday. 3. Officials are hoping you will shop small this holiday season. 4. Manna […]

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November 24, 2013 | Staff Writer

Maryland Flag Ordered to Half-Staff on Nov. 25

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff on Monday, November 25, from sunrise to sunset. This is in honor of Eddie L. Gilyard, a 25 year employee of the State Highway Administration, who died in the line of duty on November 14.

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