ArcLight Cinemas Closing Permanently, Including Westfield Montgomery Location 

ArcLight Cinemas is permanently closing all locations after shutting its doors more than a year ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with locations in Boston, Chicago and California, there was one ArcLight theater in Maryland...

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Katz Hosts Business and Economic Development Briefing Friday

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz is hosting a series of online briefings about business and economic development in the county during the COVID-19 pandemic. The next briefing takes place Friday, April 9 at 12:30 p.m....

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Ensemble Food Hall Made Debut in Bethesda This Week

Ensemble, a digital food hall, from the owner of Ted’s Bulletin, opened in Bethesda on Wednesday. The concept of a  “digital food hall” is that all food is only available for pickup or delivery, and must be...

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Jersey Mike’s Donates All Sales on March 31 to Charities

Jersey Mike’s is donating all sales on March 31 to local charities as part of their 11th Annual Day of Giving. The company expects to approach nearly $8 million in donations. Nearly 2,000 Jersey Mike’s locations across the...

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Massachusetts-Based Cell Therapy Company Coming to Rockville 

A Massachusetts-based biotechnology company announced Monday that it will open a facility in Rockville in the coming years. TCR² Therapeutics Inc., based in Cambridge, is a clinical-stage company that develops T-cell therapies...

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AMC Theatres Reopen Friday for First Time in Over a Year

For the first time in over a year, movie theaters and live performance venues in Montgomery County are allowed to reopen. Gov. Larry Hogan first closed theaters in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He announced they could...

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April 13, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

ArcLight Cinemas Closing Permanently, Including Westfield Montgomery Location 

ArcLight Cinemas is permanently closing all locations after shutting its doors more than a year ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with locations in Boston, Chicago and California, there was one ArcLight theater in Maryland — at Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda. It first opened its doors in 2014. Theaters in Montgomery County were […]

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April 13, 2021 | Rachel Clair

National 4-H Conference Center in Chevy Chase Up For Sale

The National 4-H Council announced it is selling its Chevy Chase-based national conference center in March. The council’s decision to sell was due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic stress it has placed on the youth organization. The National 4-H Conference Center has been closed since March 2020. “In 4‑H programs, kids and teens […]

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April 12, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Owners of Village Grille in Rockville Ice Arena Could Lose Restaurant

Village Grille, the restaurant located inside the Rockville Ice Arena which has been closed since the pandemic began, is scheduled to appear in the District Court of Montgomery on April 26 for failure to pay rent and repossession of the rented property. While owners Lewis and Gina Warsaw readily admit they haven’t paid rent since […]

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April 9, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Four Restaurants Warned by County Health Inspectors for Breaking COVID-19 Regulations

Four restaurants — Quincy’s Potomac Bar & Grille, Unplugged Restaurant & Sports Bar, Limerick Pub and Plan B Bar and Grill — have been warned or cited by County health inspectors within a two-week period due to COVID-19 restaurant violations. The reports, which were written by the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), were […]

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April 9, 2021 | Michael Hernández

El Concejo Aprueba $1 millón para Ayudar con el Alquiler de Pequeñas Empresas

El martes el Concejo del Condado de Montgomery en una decisión unánime aprobó una asignación especial de $1 millón para ayudar a las pequeñas empresas con los pagos de alquiler. El esfuerzo, que fue dirigido por el concejal Will Jawando, se introdujo originalmente “para crear un programa para proporcionar subvenciones a las pequeñas empresas para […]

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April 9, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Council Approves $1 Million Special Appropriation to Help Small Businesses

Montgomery County Council unanimously approved a $1 million special appropriation to assist small businesses with rent payments on Tuesday. The effort, which was led by Councilmember Will Jawando, was originally introduced “to create a program to provide grants to small businesses to support rental costs, either current or overdue rent payments,” according to a recent […]

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April 6, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Katz Hosts Business and Economic Development Briefing Friday

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz is hosting a series of online briefings about business and economic development in the county during the COVID-19 pandemic. The next briefing takes place Friday, April 9 at 12:30 p.m. Anthony Featherstone, executive director of Worksource Montgomery, Inc. (WSM), and Brad Stewart, senior vice-president of business development for Montgomery County […]

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April 5, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

WalletHub: Economía de Maryland la ‘Novena Menos Afectada en el País por el Coronavirus’

Según un artículo de Wallethub publicado el lunes, la economía de Maryland es la novena economía menos afectada en los Estados Unidos después de la pandemia del coronavirus. Maryland recibió una puntuación de 37.20 en una escala de 100 puntos basada en 13 métricas relevantes. El estudio comparó los 50 estados y el Distrito de […]

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April 5, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

WalletHub Ranks Maryland’s Economy ‘9th Least Affected by Coronavirus’

According to a Wallethub article released Monday, Maryland’s economy is the 9th least affected economy in the United States following the coronavirus pandemic. Maryland received a score of 37.20 on a 100-point scale based on 13 relevant metrics. The study compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across two key dimensions, “Highly Affected […]

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April 2, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

¿Dónde está mi Cheque? Experto habla del Estímulo Económico, Impuestos y Préstamos

Con la aprobación más reciente por parte del gobierno federal del paquete de estímulo económico, a raíz de la crisis desatada por el Covid-19, muchas personas se están preguntando: ¿Dónde está mi cheque?, pero como lo explica el empresario Javier Solís, Co-fundador y Presidente de Toro Taxes, la franquicia de impuestos hispana más grande del […]

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