July 2, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Residents Protest Development on Historic Black Cemetery in Bethesda

Protesters gathered off of River Road in Bethesda on Thursday to protest development on part of the River Road Moses Cemetery, an unmarked historic Black cemetery.  According to Montgomery Preservation, a historic preservation organization in Montgomery County, the River Road Moses Cemetery existed between 1911 and 1958 in the area of 5401 Westbard Ave., which […]

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June 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Sarah’s Handmade Ice Cream Opening Second Location in Bethesda

Sarah’s Handmade Ice Cream will open at a second location in Bethesda. The locally-sourced ice cream shop is planned to open in the Wildwood Shopping Center between Le Pain Quotidien and Wildwood Family Cleaners late this summer, according to a statement emailed to MyMCMedia. The first location is on River Road in Bethesda.  To abide […]

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June 22, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 22 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, June 22, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council Committee Meetings:  Two committees meet virtually today and may be viewed live on YouTube or Facebook. The Planning, Housing, and Economic Development Committee meets at 9 a.m. The Education and Culture Committee meets at 1:30 p.m. 2. Food Distribution:  […]

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June 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Eighth Annual Bethesda Film Fest Goes Virtual

The eighth annual Bethesda Film Fest will be virtual.  The festival features four mini-documentaries from regional filmmakers. The films can be viewed for free online using the password “bup456.” You can only watch until the day of the film fest, Thursday, June 25 at 7 p.m. At that time, the filmmakers will hold an online discussion […]

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June 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Bethesda Restaurant Gears Up for Phase 2 Reopening

Phase 2 of reopening in Montgomery County begins Friday at 5 p.m. Staff at Tommy Joe’s in Bethesda spoke with MyMCMedia about how they’re preparing to safely resume indoor seating. This is the lone Tommy Joe’s, after the Kentlands location closed. Montgomery County announced that Phase 2 of reopening includes indoor retail services and restaurant […]

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June 19, 2020 | Samantha Subin

County Approves Updated Plan for Bethesda Development, FOX 5 Headquarters

The Montgomery County Planning Board approved updated plans on Thursday for a Bethesda property which will house the headquarters of FOX 5, the local FOX affiliate in DC. Amended plans for the 937,184 square foot project, developed by Carr Properties, will allow the conversion of up to 80 units into short-term rental and hotel properties, […]

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June 18, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Tastee Diner Reopening on Saturday

After three months of being closed due to the COVID-19, pandemic, Tastee Diner in Bethesda – a Montgomery County institution – will reopen its doors this Saturday at 6 a.m. Bethesda Magazine was the first to report the story. This comes as part of Phase 2 reopening in the County. The hours for the diner […]

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June 16, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Bark Social Opening at Pike & Rose in September

Bark Social, where patrons are invited to bring their dogs along to play, is set to open in mid-September at Pike & Rose, in the area that formerly was known as The Beach. Humans are invited to enjoy a drink or coffee at no charge. Menu items from Union Kitchen Food Business Accelerator will be […]

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June 15, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Ledecky Will Join Councilmember Jawando’s Virtual Storytime This Week

Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando’s virtual storytime on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. will feature Olympic gold medalist and swimmer Katie Ledecky. I am pleased to announce that on Wednesday, June 17th, five-time Olympic Gold Medalist Katie Ledecky will join me for Virtual Storytime! Please tune in at 11:30AM on Wednesday to watch. Posted by Councilmember […]

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June 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 15 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, June 15. 1. Tree Removal:  Several trees along the Capital Crescent Trail near Bethesda Avenue will be removed from Monday, June 15 through Friday, June 19. The trail will remain open. 2. Council Committee Meetings:  Two committees meet virtually today and may be viewed […]

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