Nationals Tattoos Make Historic World Series Victory Permanent

Two weeks after an iconic World Series Championship victory, some Nats fans are celebrating by getting Washington Nationals tattoos. Once the Nats officially finished the fight, tattoo artist Tarun Kumar “TK” Rajkumar...

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Council, Elrich Unveil New Economic Development Plan for County

The Montgomery County Council is expected to pass an economic development platform next week that calls on council committees to develop specific plans. “The reality is that for too long we have not had a coherent a...

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Nothing Lasts Forever: Two More Impending Closures at Lakeforest Mall

Forever 21 and F.Y.E will be closing at Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg.   Forever 21 is expected to close 111 locations in the U.S. after filing for bankruptcy in September. The fast-fashion retailer released a revised list...

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Shark Tank’s Mark Cuban Invests in Montgomery County Snack Maker

A Rockville-based company recently appeared on the popular show Shark Tank to pitch an investment in their snack-food product. Snacklins puffed chips are a healthy, crunchy snack made from yuca, mushrooms and onions. At 80...

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November’s SBN Explores Recession-Proofing Small Business

A panel of business executives join Kelly Leonard for Montgomery Community Media’s November’s Small Business Network (SBN) session. The event takes place Tuesday, November 19 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at our studios in...

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Popular Popeyes Chicken Sandwiches are Back But…

Those wildly popular chicken sandwiches at Popeyes are back. After a two month-long absence, the sandwiches made their triumphant return on Sunday. But there’s a catch. The frenzy has not subsided. The Popeyes at Westfield...

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November 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Nationals Tattoos Make Historic World Series Victory Permanent

Two weeks after an iconic World Series Championship victory, some Nats fans are celebrating by getting Washington Nationals tattoos. Once the Nats officially finished the fight, tattoo artist Tarun Kumar “TK” Rajkumar announced on his Instagram that he was offering clients discounted ink at Capitol Tattoos in Silver Spring. Luis Majano of Hyattsville is one […]

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November 13, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Council, Elrich Unveil New Economic Development Plan for County

The Montgomery County Council is expected to pass an economic development platform next week that calls on council committees to develop specific plans. “The reality is that for too long we have not had a coherent a particularly strong strategic plan, a vision, a platform that could take note and leverage them to continue to […]

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November 6, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Nothing Lasts Forever: Two More Impending Closures at Lakeforest Mall

Forever 21 and F.Y.E will be closing at Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg.   Forever 21 is expected to close 111 locations in the U.S. after filing for bankruptcy in September. The fast-fashion retailer released a revised list of possible store closings. The Lakeforest location is one of the few in Montgomery County that was planned to continue operating but […]

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November 6, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Shark Tank’s Mark Cuban Invests in Montgomery County Snack Maker

A Rockville-based company recently appeared on the popular show Shark Tank to pitch an investment in their snack-food product. Snacklins puffed chips are a healthy, crunchy snack made from yuca, mushrooms and onions. At 80 calories per one ounce bag they make a great alternative to almost any other packaged snack food. Susan Kenedy spoke […]

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November 6, 2019 | Michelle Queen

November’s SBN Explores Recession-Proofing Small Business

A panel of business executives join Kelly Leonard for Montgomery Community Media’s November’s Small Business Network (SBN) session. The event takes place Tuesday, November 19 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at our studios in Rockville located at 7548 Standish Place. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased online, here. The series of monthly morning sessions […]

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November 3, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Popular Popeyes Chicken Sandwiches are Back But…

Those wildly popular chicken sandwiches at Popeyes are back. After a two month-long absence, the sandwiches made their triumphant return on Sunday. But there’s a catch. The frenzy has not subsided. The Popeyes at Westfield Montgomery sold out of their 700 chicken sandwich allotment by 6 p.m. Sunday. The manager told MCM that they’ll have […]

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October 31, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Nats’ Championship Merch Flying Off Shelves

Ten minutes before the clock struck midnight Wednesday, the Washington Nationals clinched the franchise’s first ever championship beating the Houston Astros 6-2 in Game 7 of the World Series. About 40 minutes later—at 12:30 a.m.—Dick’s Sporting Goods at Rio Shopping Center in Gaithersburg had opened its doors to customers hungry to buy merchandise saying “World […]

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October 30, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Wheaton Event Has an Answer to the Question: ‘Why Local’?

At least a dozen entrepreneurs set up shop in FAsMarketplace in Wheaton for a “Why Local” event showcasing the food, merchandise and services of local businesses. FAsMarketplace is the creation of James and Fata Mensah who have created a space for creative entrepreneurs to have a space to their their creations to market.  

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October 23, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Financial Technology Company Comes Home to Silver Spring

A financial technology company — founded by Montgomery Blair High School graduates — has relocated its corporate headquarters from the San Francisco Bay area to downtown Silver Spring. Truebill Inc. helps consumers optimize spending and lower recurring bills. The company was created to solve a problem surrounding subscription tracking, CEO Haroon Mokhtarzada said. Going through […]

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October 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Council to Decide Fate of Royal Farms in January

Gaithersburg is moving closer to getting Montgomery County’s first-ever Royal Farms. Its fate will be determined on Jan. 6, 2020. On Monday, Mayor Jud Ashman and the Gaithersburg City Council held a public hearing about the schematic development plan to build a Royal Farms and Starbucks in the area of North Frederick Avenue and MD […]

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