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March 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich Lauds Hogan’s Order to Close Bars, Restaurants

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich commended Gov. Larry Hogan’s executive order to close all restaurants, bars, movie theaters and gyms in order to slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Hogan announced an executive order to close such establishments in Maryland starting at 5 p.m. Monday. Drive-thru, carryout and delivery will continue, as well as […]

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March 16, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Orders Maryland Bars, Restaurants, Movie Theaters, Gyms to Close 5 P.M. Monday

Gov. Larry Hogan announced an executive order Monday to close all bars, restaurants, movie theaters, and gyms in the state of Maryland starting  5 p.m. on Monday. The closures are out of concern for the coronavirus pandemic. The executive order will be strictly enforced by law enforcement, Hogan said. Drive-thru, carryout, and delivery will continue, Hogan […]

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January 28, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Bar Louie Closes in Wheaton, Rockville After Bankruptcy Announcement

Bar Louie’s Rockville and Wheaton locations are among the chain’s 38 locations to close over the weekend. A statement released by Bar Louie on Monday confirmed that the organization has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and said it was closing  “underperforming locations to strengthen its operational and financial position.” Tom Fricke, CEO of Bar […]

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October 22, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Local Bars, Restaurants Offer Many Options to Watch Nationals’ World Series Games

Trying to find a place to watch the Washington Nationals in the World Series this week? There are several options in Montgomery County. Here are just a few: Matchbox, located at 1699 Rockville Pike is offering Happy Hour priced food and drinks to anyone wearing Nationals gear. Quincy’s South, located at 11401 Woodglen Drive in […]

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May 23, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

In 4-1 Vote, Rockville Bans Smoking, Vaping in Outdoor Serving Areas

Rockville has become the second city in Maryland to ban smoking and vaping in outdoor seating areas of restaurants, after action by the city’s Mayor and Council on Monday. The vote was 4-1, with Councilmember Mark Pierzchala the sole vote against. “It was a tough choice for me,” Pierzchala said Tuesday. “First I don’t think […]

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