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June 4, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Pike District Hosting ‘Thursdays in the Park’ Outdoor Concert Series

Series brings eight weeks of live music to North Bethesda Eight weeks of free outdoor concerts are coming to the North Bethesda Pike District in a pop-up park located at Grand Park Avenue and Market Street, by the Montgomery County Conference Center garage. The series titled “Thursdays in the Park” is scheduled to start June […]

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June 3, 2021 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Community Media Wins 6 Telly Awards

Montgomery Community Media won six Telly Awards in the 42nd annual awards (three silver, three bronze) that honor excellence in video and television. The awards annually recognize the best work created within television and across video, for all screens. This year, the Telly Awards received more than 12,000 entries from all 50 states and five continents. […]

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June 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Councilmember Glass Announces Pride Month Events in Montgomery County

For the third year in a row, Councilmember Evan Glass is hosting several events to celebrate Pride Month in Montgomery County. Here’s a look at the schedule of upcoming events: June 12 at noon — Puppy Pride at Bark Social in North Bethesda; June 16 at 7 p.m. — LGBTQ+ Housing and Homelessness Conversation (Zoom); […]

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June 2, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Street Mural on Silver Spring’s Ellworth Avenue Encourages People to Zig Zag Through

Downtown Silver Spring’s $10 million redevelopment project now includes a brightly-colored Ellsworth Drive. The street mural is called Energy Waves and was inspired by sound and electricity waves, according to the artists Chalk Riot. The idea is to show “the slow and exciting return of our community gathering once again,” it states on a poster […]

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May 24, 2021 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County to Host Juneteenth Celebration at BlackRock in Germantown

Montgomery County announced that it’s holding its 24th Juneteenth Celebration at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown on June 19 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The event is coordinated by Montgomery County Office of Human Rights and the County Executive’s African American Advisory Group, with support from BlackRock Center for the Arts, […]

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May 10, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Vice TV Debuts Series on 2002 D.C. Sniper Attacks

Beginning Monday night, Vice TV will air its eight-part series on the 2002 D.C. sniper shooting spree that left 10 dead and Montgomery County residents terrorized for three weeks. Have you heard the Story of the DC Sniper, In His Own Words? https://t.co/waQFHbphnw pic.twitter.com/m7tsY8Xptf — VICE (@VICE) May 8, 2021 I, Sniper is the story […]

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May 7, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Book Festival’s ‘StoryWalks’ Get Families Outside and Reading

The Gaithersburg Book Festival is offering a way for families to enjoy children’s books by exploring five outdoor locations in the city throughout the month of May. “Gaithersburg StoryWalks” is sponsored by Nonprofit Montgomery and The Basics and will display pages of four children’s books. It will offer families the chance to take a stroll […]

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May 6, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich: ‘I Don’t Have Enough Staff Right Now to Open Up All the Libraries’

At his weekly media briefing on Wednesday, County Executive Marc Elrich was asked by a reporter about why libraries, recreation centers, and senior centers still have not reopened. According to Elrich, there are “different issues” for why these places have not fully reopened. “One is you know we don’t we don’t have everybody vaccinated then […]

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April 30, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Ashman Introduces Authors Featured in Virtual Gaithersburg Book Fest

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman spoke to MyMCM about the authors who are involved in the the month-long virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival. The Gaithersburg Book Festival officially kicks off Saturday and MyMCM created a guide to help you identify all of the virtual author discussions GBF has to offer. All of the author discussions will premiere […]

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April 29, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Guide to the 2021 Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival

Another year, another Gaithersburg Book Festival (GBF). But for the second year in a row, the festival will operate virtually. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman, the founder of the popular event, spoke to MyMCM about what to expect at this year’s Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival: The Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival begins Saturday, May 1 and there […]

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