Montgomery County Makes Progress Closing Racial Gap in Vaccinations

Friday afternoon, county health officials offered free vaccinations outside of Afrikutz Barber & Beauty Shop in Silver Spring. Residents who received a free vaccine also received a free haircut. The initiative was aimed at...

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September SBN: Socially Responsible Business Practices

Carrie Fox joins Kelly Leonard for MyMCM’s September episode of Small Business Network.  The series of monthly sessions facilitated by Kelly Leonard addresses topics of interest to small business owners in Montgomery...

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Ashman: Lakeforest Master Plan Could Bring ‘Redevelopment We’ve All Been Dreaming Of’

The Gaithersburg City Council recently approved the Lakeforest Master Plan, which lays out how community members believe the area can be revitalized. MyMCM spoke to Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman about why he thinks the approval...

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August SBN: How to Talk About What You Do and Attract Perfect Clients

Brand and business coach Maggy Sterner joins Kelly Leonard for MyMCM’s August episode of Small Business Network. The series of monthly sessions facilitated by Kelly Leonard address topics of interest to small business...

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17 Months Later, Popular Landmark’s Bethesda Row Cinema Reopens

Landmark’s Bethesda Row Cinema reopened Friday after being closed for 17 months due to the pandemic. While crowds were not close to pre-pandemic numbers over the weekend, they were “solid” according to a...

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Airsoft Shooting Range Opens in Wheaton Mall

Battlestar, a sci-fi themed airsoft shooting range, recently opened inside Westfield Wheaton Mall. Described as an airsoft entertainment zone, people shoot at small targets with battery powered guns that use plastic pellets. The...

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Business

September 24, 2021 | Staff Writer

Grants Available for Non-Profits to Improve Security Against Hate Crimes

Montgomery County has approved $700,000 to support nonprofits that have experienced or are at high risk of experiencing hate crimes. These grants are available to help with the costs of security personnel or other security planning measures for non-profit organizations located in Montgomery County. The funds are administered by the Office of Emergency Management and […]

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September 23, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Mercado Inmobiliario de EE. UU. en Alza, Inmigrantes Invierten en sus Países de Origen

El precio de venta promedio de una casa en el condado de Montgomery aumentó un 14,6% entre agosto de 2020 y agosto de 2021, según la Asociación de Agentes Inmobiliarios del Área Capital (GCAAR). En toda el área metropolitana de Washington D.C., los precios de venta de viviendas aumentaron un 6,4% el año pasado. “El […]

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September 23, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Median Sale Price of Home in County Jumps Nearly 15% in One Year

The median sale price of a home in Montgomery County rose 14.6% from August of 2020 to August of 2021. From July through August of this year, the median sold price rose 2.8%, according to the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors. Throughout the D.C. metro area, home sale prices rose 6.4% in the past […]

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September 22, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Ayuda Financiera Enfocada a la Seguridad de las Organizaciones Sin Fines de Lucro

El Condado de Montgomery comenzará a aceptar solicitudes, de organizaciones sin fines de lucro que estén buscando subsidios, el viernes 24 de septiembre de 2021 y el período de solicitud se cerrará el 22 de octubre. El Condado de Montgomery ha aprobado $700,000 para apoyar a las organizaciones sin fines de lucro que han experimentado, […]

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September 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Councilmembers Urge Elrich to Support ‘Viva White Oak’ Development Project

Members of the Montgomery County Council want County Executive Marc Elrich to support “Viva White Oak,” a major development project in the area. They reference a Washington Business Journal article quoting Elrich’s skepticism of the project. In a statement Monday, Council President Tom Hucker, Vice President Gabe Albornoz, and Councilmembers Andrew Friedson, Sidney Katz, Nancy […]

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September 20, 2021 | Collin Riviello

Call Your Mother Adds Second Store in County

Call Your Mother, an award-winning Jewish deli, is now open for business in North Bethesda. The bagel and homemade deli shop opened its fifth location on Sept. 20 at Pike & Rose located at 11807 Grand Park Ave. in North Bethesda. “We are excited to bring our food and good vibes to the Pike and […]

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September 17, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Makes Progress Closing Racial Gap in Vaccinations

Friday afternoon, county health officials offered free vaccinations outside of Afrikutz Barber & Beauty Shop in Silver Spring. Residents who received a free vaccine also received a free haircut. The initiative was aimed at closing the COVID-19 vaccination gap between Black residents and white residents. Black residents currently have a vaccination rate 3% lower than […]

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September 14, 2021 | Michelle Queen

September SBN: Socially Responsible Business Practices

Carrie Fox joins Kelly Leonard for MyMCM’s September episode of Small Business Network.  The series of monthly sessions facilitated by Kelly Leonard addresses topics of interest to small business owners in Montgomery County. This is a virtual event. The presentation and discussion take place on Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 9 a.m. and will be streamed live. […]

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September 9, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Sports & Social Opens in North Bethesda in Time for NFL Kickoff

Looking for a new place to cheer on the Washington Football Team? Sports & Social officially opens at Pike and Rose in North Bethesda just in time for the NFL kickoff. The new sports bar and entertainment venue, part of a chain, has brought 80 new jobs to Montgomery County and continues to grow its […]

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September 8, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Maryland Offers Grants for Businesses Opening in Vacant Spaces

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development begins accepting applications Wednesday for grants that will enable Maryland businesses to open or expand in previously vacant spaces. Project Restore offers a total of $25 million to support businesses filling retail and commercial buildings and create jobs and economic growth. Eligible businesses can apply for a […]

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