New Round of Emergency Relief Funding for Nonprofits Opens Aug. 17

Beginning Aug. 17, some Maryland organizations that have been impacted by the pandemic can apply for a grant through the Maryland COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grant Fund for 501(c)(6) Nonprofits. Through the program, applicants can...

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New Amazon 4-Star Store Opens in Westfield Montgomery

A new store opened Wednesday in Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda: Amazon’s 4-star store. Westfield Montgomery announced the news on its social media platforms. “We’re excited to welcome you to our new Amazon...

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Brew Belly Employee Spat on by Customer Refusing to Wear Mask

An employee of Brew Belly in Olney was spat on July 31 by a disgruntled customer refusing to wear a mask. “Never did we think we would be making a post like this,” Brew Belly wrote on its Facebook page Aug. 1....

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Barnes & Noble Opens New Chapter a Mile Away From Old Location

Barnes & Noble in Rockville made sure its customers didn’t miss one day of reading. The bookstore on Rockville Pike was open Tuesday, and opened at a new storefront less than a mile away on Wednesday. The previous...

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Toy Castle in Cabin John Mall Closing After 41 Years

Toy Castle, a toy store that has been in the Cabin John Mall in Potomac for 41 years, is closing in a few weeks. The owners of the store posted a retirement message on Facebook thanking their customers and explaining their...

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‘No One’s Going to Come’: Restaurant Owners Disapprove of 10 p.m. Alcohol Restriction

Beginning Wednesday at noon, Montgomery County restaurants and bars will not be allowed to sell alcohol for on-premise consumption after 10 p.m. Under County Executive Marc Elrich’s executive order amending his Phase 2...

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August 7, 2020 | Samantha Subin

New Round of Emergency Relief Funding for Nonprofits Opens Aug. 17

Beginning Aug. 17, some Maryland organizations that have been impacted by the pandemic can apply for a grant through the Maryland COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grant Fund for 501(c)(6) Nonprofits. Through the program, applicants can obtain up to $10,000 to cover quarterly operating expenses. The application, available through OneStop portal, will be open until August 24 […]

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August 7, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

La Semana Libre de Impuestos de Maryland Comienza el 9 de Agosto

Los compradores de Maryland que deseen ahorrar algo de dinero extra pueden comprar ropa, útiles escolares y calzado libres de impuestos, a partir del 9 de agosto. Hasta el 15 de agosto, los artículos de ropa y calzado con un precio de $ 100 o menos estarán exentos del impuesto estatal sobre las ventas. Los […]

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August 7, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Maryland Tax-Free Week Begins Aug. 9

Maryland shoppers looking to save some extra cash can shop tax free on clothing, school supplies and footwear beginning Aug. 9. Through Aug. 15, clothing and footwear items priced at $100 or less will be exempt from state sales tax. The first $40 of any backpack purchase will also qualify for the exemption. “This is […]

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August 6, 2020 | Tori Bergel

New Amazon 4-Star Store Opens in Westfield Montgomery

A new store opened Wednesday in Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda: Amazon’s 4-star store. Westfield Montgomery announced the news on its social media platforms. “We’re excited to welcome you to our new Amazon 4-star store, now at Westfield Montgomery. 4-star is a great place to discover products you’ll love. The store is curated around customers – […]

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August 6, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Brew Belly Employee Spat on by Customer Refusing to Wear Mask

An employee of Brew Belly in Olney was spat on July 31 by a disgruntled customer refusing to wear a mask. “Never did we think we would be making a post like this,” Brew Belly wrote on its Facebook page Aug. 1. “We appreciate the patrons that were around at the time that stepped in […]

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August 5, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Barnes & Noble Opens New Chapter a Mile Away From Old Location

Barnes & Noble in Rockville made sure its customers didn’t miss one day of reading. The bookstore on Rockville Pike was open Tuesday, and opened at a new storefront less than a mile away on Wednesday. The previous location is permanently closed. MyMCMedia visited Barnes & Noble on opening day.

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August 5, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Toy Castle in Cabin John Mall Closing After 41 Years

Toy Castle, a toy store that has been in the Cabin John Mall in Potomac for 41 years, is closing in a few weeks. The owners of the store posted a retirement message on Facebook thanking their customers and explaining their decision. “Because of the closure during the pandemic, mounting bills, mall construction, our advanced […]

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August 5, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Propietarios de Restaurantes Desaprueban Restricción de Alcohol a Partir de las 10 p.m.

A partir del miércoles al mediodía, los restaurantes y bares del condado de Montgomery no podrán vender alcohol para consumo local después de las 10 p.m. Según la orden ejecutiva del condado, emitida por Marc Elrich, que modifica la orden de reapertura de la Fase 2, los establecimientos de servicio de alimentos aún pueden vender […]

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August 4, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

‘No One’s Going to Come’: Restaurant Owners Disapprove of 10 p.m. Alcohol Restriction

Beginning Wednesday at noon, Montgomery County restaurants and bars will not be allowed to sell alcohol for on-premise consumption after 10 p.m. Under County Executive Marc Elrich’s executive order amending his Phase 2 reopening order, food service establishments can still sell alcohol for carry-out after 10 p.m. The order includes other changes like eliminating the […]

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July 30, 2020 | Tori Bergel

White Oak Bowling Lanes Angered by Forced Re-Closure

White Oak Bowling Lanes in Silver Spring is enlisting the public to help them overturn an executive order causing the business to close down despite continued reopening efforts throughout the county. On Tuesday, the bowling alley surprised customers when it posted to Facebook saying that it would be closing its doors again after over a […]

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