MCM’s May Small Business Network: Selling Your Business

Montgomery Community Media’s May Small Business Network (SBN) session was held May 16 in Rockville. The topic of the session was Selling Your Business: How to Create a Buyer through Employee Ownership. Kelly Leonard...

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Founder of Moby Dick House of Kabobs Dies

Mike Daryoush, president and founder of Moby Dick House of Kabobs, died at 66 of heart failure on May 9. Daryoush, an Iranian immigrant, originally opened Moby’s Luncheonette in 1989 in Bethesda, but the restaurant...

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Taste the World in Fenton Village Set for May 19

Mark your calendars for May 19 and bring your appetite. That’s the date for the 9th Annual Taste the World in Fenton Village festival. More than thirty restaurants featuring cuisine from around the globe will be showcased in...

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Children’s National Health System Signs Lease in Old Discovery Communications Building

Children’s National Health System signed a 15-year lease on Wednesday for space in Silver Spring’s Inventa Towers, formerly the headquarters of Discovery Communications. This lease makes Children’s National the first tenant...

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Marriott President Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer

Arne Sorenson, the president and CEO of Marriott International, has been diagnosed with stage 2 pancreatic cancer. According to a statement from Marriott Corporate, a team at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore diagnosed Sorenson...

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Asian Street-Food Restaurant Coming to Bethesda in 2020

Federal Realty Investment Trust announced that a ‘Hawkers Asian Street Fare’ location is set to come to Bethesda Row in early 2020. This will be the Florida born restaurant’s first D.C. area location. The...

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May 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCM’s May Small Business Network: Selling Your Business

Montgomery Community Media’s May Small Business Network (SBN) session was held May 16 in Rockville. The topic of the session was Selling Your Business: How to Create a Buyer through Employee Ownership. Kelly Leonard moderated a panel of three business leaders comprised of Kevin Beverly of Social & Scientific Systems, David Hincapie of the Small […]

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May 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Founder of Moby Dick House of Kabobs Dies

Mike Daryoush, president and founder of Moby Dick House of Kabobs, died at 66 of heart failure on May 9. Daryoush, an Iranian immigrant, originally opened Moby’s Luncheonette in 1989 in Bethesda, but the restaurant struggled. Eventually, Daryoush built a traditional clay oven similar to one he used in Iran, to bake fresh pita. He […]

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May 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Fire Damages Gaithersburg Businesses, Destroys Barbershop

A fire has destroyed a Gaithersburg barbershop and brought significant damage to a number of businesses in Gaitherstowne Plaza near North Frederick Avenue and Chestnut Street. According to Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services, more than 75 firefighters were on the scene after 5 a.m. on Tuesday responding to a fire […]

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May 10, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Taste the World in Fenton Village Set for May 19

Mark your calendars for May 19 and bring your appetite. That’s the date for the 9th Annual Taste the World in Fenton Village festival. More than thirty restaurants featuring cuisine from around the globe will be showcased in the Taste the World in Fenton Village on May 19 from 1 to 5 p.m. Fenton Village […]

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May 10, 2019 | Staff Writer

New Businesses Coming to Kentlands Market Square

Kentlands Market Square in Gaithersburg expects nine new businesses this year and next, according to Kimco Realty Corp., a New Hyde Park, N.Y., real estate investment trust (REIT) that is redeveloping the open-air shopping center. Most recently, Kimco said it had signed new leases for Berries & Bowls, Brews and Barrels, and Goldfish Swim School. […]

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May 7, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Children’s National Health System Signs Lease in Old Discovery Communications Building

Children’s National Health System signed a 15-year lease on Wednesday for space in Silver Spring’s Inventa Towers, formerly the headquarters of Discovery Communications. This lease makes Children’s National the first tenant in the space, located at 1 Discovery Place on the corner of Colesville Road and Georgia Ave. Discovery, the company behind popular cable television […]

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May 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Marriott President Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer

Arne Sorenson, the president and CEO of Marriott International, has been diagnosed with stage 2 pancreatic cancer. According to a statement from Marriott Corporate, a team at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore diagnosed Sorenson after he underwent a series of tests. Marriott Corporate says that Sorenson, 60, will stay in his role as president and […]

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May 1, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Asian Street-Food Restaurant Coming to Bethesda in 2020

Federal Realty Investment Trust announced that a ‘Hawkers Asian Street Fare’ location is set to come to Bethesda Row in early 2020. This will be the Florida born restaurant’s first D.C. area location. The restaurant will feature “from scratch-only” small plates with craft cocktails, local beers, wines and a sake list. “Hawkers tells the story […]

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April 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

The Olney Tavern Closes Permanently

The Olney Tavern announced on Facebook that they’ve closed permanently. Their last day was Sunday. “After over a decade and a half of memories, an era comes to an end this weekend,” The Tavern said in a post. “The Olney Tavern has been pleased to have been a part of so many lives and special […]

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April 25, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCM’s April Small Business Network: Connecting to Corporations (LIVE)

Montgomery Community Media’s April Small Business Network (SBN) session took place April 25 in Rockville. The topic of the session was Connecting to Corporations. Kelly Leonard moderated a panel of three business leaders, including Anna Hakobyan of AstraZeneca, Casey Oakes of Marriott International, and Karen Zuckerman of HZ. The panel discussed: How to make connections […]

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