Sears at Lakeforest Mall to Close in December

The Sears at the Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg is closing in December. It’s among nearly 100 other Sears stores that will be closing by December. This news, first reported by USA Today, comes weeks after the company that...

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Hola Montgomery El Podcast: Daniel Parra más allá de ayudar a empresarios

Daniel Parra, de origen colombiano, emigró hacía Estados Unidos hace 20 años en busca de una vida mejor. Daniel reside en el Condado de Montgomery y se ha destacado por su valiosa labor ayudando a crecer y fortalecer a...

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WorkSource Montgomery CEO Leaving Nonprofit

The leader of the county’s workforce development nonprofit is leaving to start a new business venture, the organization announced Tuesday. Ellie Giles, president and CEO of WorkSource Montgomery, has led the agency since it was...

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Elrich to Inquire About Amazon Warehouse in Montgomery County

During an online discussion with residents Monday, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich was asked about the news that Amazon was pulling out of the deal to build a warehouse in the Westphalia area of Upper Marlboro. Audrey...

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Cook Ross CEO Amilcar Headlines MCM’s September Small Business Network

Michael Amilcar is the featured guest of Montgomery Community Media’s September Small Business Network (SBN) session. The event takes place September 19 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at our studios in Rockville located at 7548...

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Hurwitz to 9:30 Club Employees: ‘Don’t Pass Judgment’

Hurwitz, Attorney Respond to Prostitution Solicitation Charges The 9:30 Club owner, facing charges of soliciting prostitution from a licensed massage therapist in Montgomery County, is telling his employees “don’t...

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August 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hurwitz to 9:30 Club Employees: ‘Don’t Pass Judgment’

Hurwitz, Attorney Respond to Prostitution Solicitation Charges The 9:30 Club owner, facing charges of soliciting prostitution from a licensed massage therapist in Montgomery County, is telling his employees “don’t pass judgment.” Seth Hurwitz of Bethesda is co-owner of the 9:30 Club and The Anthem in Washington D.C. He’s also chairman of I.M.P., a concert promotion […]

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August 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Onelife Fitness to Open in Olney 2020

Onelife Fitness Sports Club is opening in Olney in either February or March 2020, according to a US Fitness Holdings press release. It will be Onelife Fitness’s second sports club open in Montgomery County, and the 36th sports club open in the nation. Olney’s Onelife Fitness will be located at 17821 Georgia Avenue, in the […]

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August 21, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Popeyes Locations Selling Out of New Chicken Sandwiches

To say that Popeyes’ new fried chicken sandwich is popular would be an understatement. The cajun-style fast-food chain introduced a new chicken sandwich this week and people have lost their minds. Chicken. Brioche. Pickles. New. Sandwich. Popeyes. Nationwide. So. Good. Forgot. How. Speak. In. Complete. Sandwiches. I mean, sentences. pic.twitter.com/14kXBv4jJw — Popeyes Chicken (@PopeyesChicken) August […]

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August 20, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Big Turnout at Women’s Power Conference Means Good Business

Monday marked the 10th Annual Women’s Power Conference in North Bethesda, and hundreds of people attended. The conference was filled with networking and promotional opportunities designed to challenge local women to think, plan and act on their business development and professional growth. Watch the video for more details.

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August 16, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Joe’s Crab Shack in Rio to be Replaced by True Food Kitchen

Years ago, Joe’s Crab Shack at the Rio Washingtonian Center in Gaithersburg was the place to be with a good food, fun atmosphere and a scenic location overlooking the popular lake. But like so many others, Joe’s became the latest in a long list of casualties in the ultra competitive and ever-changing restaurant world. True […]

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August 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Disaster Loans for July 8 Flood Offered to MoCo Residents and Businesses

The  U.S. Small Business Administration  is making disaster loans available to those affected by the July 8 floods. Montgomery County’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is hosting a Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) to help residents and businesses who may be eligible for financial assistance due to damage from the July 8 flood. […]

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August 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Chick-fil-A Now Includes Macaroni and Cheese on Menu

The popular Georgia-based chicken restaurant Chick-fil-A announced Monday they now offer macaroni and cheese as a side option nationwide. This is the first permanent side addition to the menu in more than two years. Chick-fil-A describes their new Mac & Cheese as a “classic” macaroni and cheese made with a blend of cheeses including cheddar, […]

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August 12, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

New Lakeforest Owner Says ‘Moratorium’ Would Hurt Redevelopment Plans

The new owner of the Lakeforest mall property asked Gaithersburg officials not to impose an 18-month moratorium on development at the mall for fear it will “stifle our ability to finance” its plans. WRS Inc. of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, wrote the city that it wants housing, a theater, restaurants and a grocery on the […]

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August 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

King’s Craft Beer, Wine, and Deli Opens in Rockville

King’s Craft Beer, Wine, and Deli opened in Kings Farm Village Center in Rockville on Aug. 2. The family-owned business includes a beer, wine, and deli store with 24 taps serving wine and beer. The deli serves Boar’s Head cheeses and meats. View this post on Instagram 1st day vibes! A post shared by King's […]

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August 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Lakeforest Sale Happened ‘Unbeknownst to City,’ Gaithersburg Mayor Says

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman commented on the news that the “core of Lakeforest [Mall] was sold” has been sold to WRS Inc., a South Carolina retail shopping center developer. During an interview with MyMCMedia on Wednesday, Ashman said that Gaithersburg city officials were left in the dark about the recent sale to WRS Inc. Ashman […]

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