Communities

July 23, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Hijo de Poeta Cubana Pura del Prado Revive la Poesía de su Madre en Medio de la Crisis Política

René Pedraza del Prado, hijo de la poeta cubana laureada Pura del Prado, nos cuenta sobre la vida y legado de su madre, conocida como la poeta de la revolución, y lo que significa para él y sus familiares la coyuntura política en la isla y en EE.UU. marcada por protestas contra el régimen y […]

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July 23, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Potomac Street Names Now Honor Black Community Pioneers

Three streets in Potomac no longer carry the names of Confederate generals. On Friday, the street signs for J.E.B Stuart Road, J.E.B. Stuart Court and Jubal Early Court came down. The new signs bear the the names of two Montgomery County African American community leaders. J.E.B Stuart Road and J.E.B. Stuart Court were renamed Geneva […]

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July 23, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

Climate, Energy and Air Quality Advisory Committee Looking for Applicants

County Executive Marc Elrich wants to fill five vacancies on the Climate, Energy and Air Quality Advisory Committee. Looking to do more for Montgomery County’s climate, energy, and air quality? Volunteer for the Climate, Energy, and Air Quality Advisory Committee (CEAQAC)! Submit your application by August 6th #MCClimateAction #AirQuality #GivingBack. https://t.co/yiOpA4VIpO pic.twitter.com/pJ6hAWNcIg — Montgomery County […]

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July 23, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Fox 5 Moves to New Digs in Bethesda

After five decades at 5151 Wisconsin Avenue in the Friendship Heights neighborhood of NW Washington DC, Fox 5 is getting new, shiny digs in Bethesda. The new headquarters are two miles up the street located at 7272 Wisconsin Avenue. Fox 5 will take up three floors of the new building. The first show from the […]

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July 23, 2021 | Michelle Queen

21 This Week Preview

Watch a video preview of the next episode of 21 This Week, below: 21 This Week airs on Montgomery Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Mondays at noon and 8 p.m.; Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

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July 23, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Communities of Color Fight to Get Recreation Centers Back

Council President Tom Hucker called for the reopening of the Long Branch and Coffield community centers to local residents. Those two centers have been used as emergency homeless shelters during the pandemic. All other rec centers in the county have been reopened. Hucker asked that the shelters be located elsewhere, possibly at the former Montgomery […]

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July 22, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Pandemic Inspires Local Small Business Owner to Open New Restaurant

Now that restrictions have eased in Montgomery County, some local small businesses are back into the swing of things and recovering from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The The Angry Jerk, a Caribbean-style restaurant in downtown Silver Spring, happily joins the trend. The restaurant started welcoming customers Wednesday. MyMCM spoke with the owner, Takoma […]

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July 22, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Takoma Park Imprints Local Poems in New Sidewalks

While walking around Takoma Park, look down at your feet to see poems written by local residents imprinted on new sidewalks across the city. So far, three poems have been set in stone as part of an interactive public arts project organized by the City of Takoma Park’s Arts and Humanities Division. Earlier this year, […]

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July 22, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Templo Mormón de Washington D.C. Abrirá al Público el Próximo Año

El Templo de Washington D.C. de La Iglesia de Jesucristo de los Santos de los Últimos Días en Kensington, comúnmente conocido como el Templo Mormón, anunció que abrirá sus instalaciones al público, por primera vez desde 1974. El evento de apertura se llevará a cabo del 28 de abril al 4 de junio de 2022. […]

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July 22, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Programa ‘Feed the Fridge’ en Clínica Mary’s Center de Silver Spring Busca Erradicar el Hambre

Un refrigerador lleno de comidas saludables con calidad de restaurante ahora está disponible en la Clínica Mary’s Center de University Boulevard, en Silver Spring. Este programa piloto surgió a través de una inversión inicial de Food for Montgomery, la iniciativa público-privada dirigida por la Greater Washington Community Foundation, el condado de Montgomery y el Consejo […]

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