County Councilmembers Engage with Local Small Businesses

Some Montgomery County Councilmembers were guests on the Small Business Network, a taped networking session for local small business hosted at Montgomery Community Media’s studios in Rockville. Here’s what Councilmember Gabe...

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Donut Worry: Duck Donuts in Rockville to Re-Open Wednesday

Great news for fans of Duck Donuts: the store located at 1327 Rockville Pike, which was closed for several days without explanation, will be open for business beginning tomorrow afternoon. Here’s the statement from their...

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Duck Donuts in Rockville Temporarily Closes

Update 7/16/19:  Duck Donuts to re-open Wednesday, July 17 at 2 p.m. Donut Worry: Duck Donuts in Rockville to Re-Open Wednesday Original Post The Duck Donuts located in Sunshine Square at 1327 Rockville Pike has temporarily...

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The Sweet Smell of Success

As a young girl, Caroline Ta loved to bake. Little did she know that her passion would launch her into her own catering business called Sweets by Caroline. “My earliest memory of baking was when my mom and I were baking a cake,...

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Fast-Casual Eatery, Flower Child, Opens in Bethesda

The fast-casual eatery, Flower Child, has opened at the Wild Wood Shopping Center in Bethesda. This is the second Flower Child to open in the state of Maryland (the other is located in Rockville.) Flower Child uses responsibly...

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Dave & Buster’s Gets the Party Started in RIO

The RIO in Gaithersburg officially welcomed Dave & Buster’s on Monday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark its grand opening. Dave & Buster’s moved into a 35,000-square-foot space that once housed Sport...

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July 18, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

County Councilmembers Engage with Local Small Businesses

Some Montgomery County Councilmembers were guests on the Small Business Network, a taped networking session for local small business hosted at Montgomery Community Media’s studios in Rockville. Here’s what Councilmember Gabe Albornoz, and Andrew Friedson had to say about engaging with the small businesses throughout the community: Councilmember Albornoz went on to discuss the importance […]

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July 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

Pepco Requests Customers to Conserve Energy Friday

Pepco is asking its customers to conserve energy Friday as an increased demand for electricity throughout the Mid-Atlantic region is anticipated. The power supply in the region is expected to be sufficient to meet anticipated high demand. Pepco Maryland customers are eligible to participate in the Peak Energy Savings Credit program. It rewards customers by […]

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July 17, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Amazon Warehouse Size of 16 Football Fields Expected in Upper Marlboro

Residents of the Westphalia community in Upper Marlboro were promised a mixed-use, vibrant town center. Now, they’re being told a massive Amazon warehouse will fill the space. Residents are concerned how the 4-million-square-foot fulfillment center could potentially change the community. Walton Westphalia Development Corp., the developer of Westphalia Town Center originally promised grocery stores and […]

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July 16, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Penney’s Closing at Lakeforest Mall

The JC Penney department store at the Lakeforest mall has closed, laying off 113 employees, according to a Maryland website that tracks layoffs. The store is closing, according to a “Dislocation Alert Template,” supplied by the Maryland Department of Labor. The website says the store closed July 5, but the notice went out July 15. […]

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July 16, 2019 | Staff Writer

Donut Worry: Duck Donuts in Rockville to Re-Open Wednesday

Great news for fans of Duck Donuts: the store located at 1327 Rockville Pike, which was closed for several days without explanation, will be open for business beginning tomorrow afternoon. Here’s the statement from their corporate headquarters in Harrisburg, Pa: “The Duck Donuts Rockville location is temporarily closed as we’re taking this time to better […]

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July 15, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Trabajadores planean huelga durante Amazon Prime Day

Los trabajadores de los almacenes de Amazon en Shakopee, Minnesota, están en huelga en uno de los días más ocupados del año para la compañía: Amazon Prime Day. Los trabajadores planean hacer huelga durante seis horas para exigir condiciones de trabajo más seguras y empleos más seguros. La huelga tendrá lugar en dos turnos. Los […]

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July 15, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Duck Donuts in Rockville Temporarily Closes

Update 7/16/19:  Duck Donuts to re-open Wednesday, July 17 at 2 p.m. Donut Worry: Duck Donuts in Rockville to Re-Open Wednesday Original Post The Duck Donuts located in Sunshine Square at 1327 Rockville Pike has temporarily closed until further notice, according to their website. The company has not provided a reason for the closure. No […]

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July 10, 2019 | Ambika Narula

The Sweet Smell of Success

As a young girl, Caroline Ta loved to bake. Little did she know that her passion would launch her into her own catering business called Sweets by Caroline. “My earliest memory of baking was when my mom and I were baking a cake, and I was holding the eggs so tightly because I was afraid […]

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July 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Fast-Casual Eatery, Flower Child, Opens in Bethesda

The fast-casual eatery, Flower Child, has opened at the Wild Wood Shopping Center in Bethesda. This is the second Flower Child to open in the state of Maryland (the other is located in Rockville.) Flower Child uses responsibly sourced-ingredients and has a made-to-order menu. In addition to its popular avocado hummus, other popular menu items […]

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July 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Adventure Theatre Names Chil Kong as New Artistic Director

Chil Kong has been named Adventure Theatre’s new artistic director, succeeding Michael Bobbitt who announced his move to the New Repertory Theatre in the Boston area. Kong is a ten-time Helen Hayes Award recipient with over 10 years’ experience as co-artistic director for the critically acclaimed Lodestone Theatre Ensemble, a non-profit Asian American theater organization. […]

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