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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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...

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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...

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October 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Small Business Network Explores Strategies for Making Montgomery County a Great Place for Business

Jerome Fletcher and Ash Shetty were the featured guests for Montgomery Community Media’s October Small Business Network (SBN) session. The event took place October 17  at our studios in Rockville located at 7548 Standish Place. October topic was  “Strategies for Making Montgomery County a Great Place for Business.” The series of monthly morning sessions facilitated […]

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October 15, 2019 | Cindy Peña

Comcast 10.15 Outage Map

Area-Wide Comcast Outage, East Gude Closed Near 355

Internet, TV, and phone service is still out for thousands of residents throughout the Montgomery County area after a large fiber line was cut this morning.  Affected areas include portions of Rockville, Silver Spring, Burtonsville, and Olney. Several Montgomery County public schools are affected: Argyle Middle School Earl B Wood Middle School Rock Creek Valley […]

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October 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Mayor Details Next Steps for Wawa

On Monday, the City of Gaithersburg’s council approved plans to build a 5,000 square foot Wawa store at 405 S. Frederick Ave, across the street from Gaithersburg High School. Speaking to MyMCMedia on Friday, Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman outlined the next steps Wawa has to take: Wawa was approved by the council with three conditions […]

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October 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Public Hearing Will Help Decide Fate of Potential Royals Farms in Gaithersburg

The City of Gaithersburg might be getting the first-ever Royal Farms in Montgomery County. MyMCMedia caught up with Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman who confirmed the proposal. Ashman said the plan is to build a Royal Farms around North Frederick Avenue and MD 335 at Watkins Mill as part of the new Spectrum community plan. There […]

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October 11, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Bethesda Bagels Opens New Location at Wildwood Shopping Center

Bethesda Bagels opened a new location at Wildwood Shopping Center in Bethesda on Friday. The popular first location on Bethesda Avenue is known for people lining up outside the door on Saturday and Sunday mornings. The new 1,800 square-foot store is located near CVS and solidcore and, like the others locations, features handmade New York-style […]

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October 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

Hogan Tours Life Science Company in Germantown

Gov. Larry Hogan toured Mars Symbioscience in Germantown on Tuesday morning. Mars Symbioscience is a technology-based health and life sciences business that was established in 2005. It’s other business segments include CocoaVia, Mars Sustainable Solutions, Mars Biomedical, and The Mars Center For Cocoa Health Science. Mars Symbioscience informs the practices of these businesses through scientific […]

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October 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Council Approves Plan to Build Wawa

The City of Gaithersburg’s council has approved plans to build a 5,000 square foot Wawa store across from Gaithersburg High School, on a 1.83-acre site at 405 S. Frederick Ave. This would be the first ever Wawa in Montgomery County. Several Gaithersburg residents testified at a hearing in August and expressed opposition to the plan, […]

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October 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

‘A Sad Day in Montgomery County’: Woodside Deli, a Silver Spring Institution, Abruptly Closes

After 70 years of serving the Silver Spring community, the Woodside Deli on Georgia Avenue closed its doors for the final time on Sunday. “A sad day for Montgomery County,” Alexa Margolis, manager at the deli, told MCM. “It was definitely a shock.” News of the deli closing was first reported by The MoCo Show. […]

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September 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Salmonella Infections Linked to Moby Dick House of Kabob Hummus

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) released a statement Thursday warning people not to eat hummus from Moby Dick House of Kabob because it has been linked to salmonella infections in the state. Since Sept. 10, MDH reports nine confirmed cases of salmonella in Maryland. The exact cause for people getting sick is unclear, but […]

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September 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Officials Ask Business Owners to Complete Survey

Montgomery County officials are encouraging business owners to take the 4Business Climate Survey before it closes on Sept. 30. The survey is posted on the County’s website and it is available in English and Spanish. The survey is part of the Benchmarking to Be the Best for Business initiative. Responses will help County officials determine what […]

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