June 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCM’s July SBN Features Councilmembers Albornoz, Friedson, Glass and Jawando

Montgomery County Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz, Andrew Friedson, Evan Glass, and Will Jawando are the featured guests for Montgomery Community Media’s July Small Business Network (SBN) session. The event takes place Thursday, July 18 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at our studios in Rockville. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased online, here. July topic: “Montgomery […]

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June 13, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Montgomery County Minimum Wage Increase Effective July 1

The minimum wage in Montgomery County will increase on July 1. The amount of the increase depends on the number of employees in a business. Minimum wage for employers with 51 or more employees will rise to $13 per hour, while employers with 50 or fewer employees will see the minimum rise to $12.50 per […]

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June 5, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Fast-Causal Italian Restaurant Opens on Bethesda Row

A new fast, casual and healthy Italian restaurant has a few things missing from its menu: pizza, pasta, and bread. Prima opened last Wednesday on Bethesda Row, serving free bowls to the public to sample and crowding the restaurant. It took over the corner Taylor Gourmet held. The Italian restaurant is a part of the […]

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May 31, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Jack Diamond Signs Off From Mix107.3 Morning Show

After 30 years on the air, The Jack Diamond Morning Show signed off Friday morning with guests joining the radio show to share memories. Part of the Washington area for decades, the show is leaving the airwaves with the sale of WRQX (Mix107.3) to EMF Broadcasting. The Sacramento company plans to pipe in Christian content […]

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May 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCM’s May Small Business Network: Selling Your Business

Montgomery Community Media’s May Small Business Network (SBN) session was held May 16 in Rockville. The topic of the session was Selling Your Business: How to Create a Buyer through Employee Ownership. Kelly Leonard moderated a panel of three business leaders comprised of Kevin Beverly of Social & Scientific Systems, David Hincapie of the Small […]

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May 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Founder of Moby Dick House of Kabobs Dies

Mike Daryoush, president and founder of Moby Dick House of Kabobs, died at 66 of heart failure on May 9. Daryoush, an Iranian immigrant, originally opened Moby’s Luncheonette in 1989 in Bethesda, but the restaurant struggled. Eventually, Daryoush built a traditional clay oven similar to one he used in Iran, to bake fresh pita. He […]

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May 10, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Taste the World in Fenton Village Set for May 19

Mark your calendars for May 19 and bring your appetite. That’s the date for the 9th Annual Taste the World in Fenton Village festival. More than thirty restaurants featuring cuisine from around the globe will be showcased in the Taste the World in Fenton Village on May 19 from 1 to 5 p.m. Fenton Village […]

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May 7, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Children’s National Health System Signs Lease in Old Discovery Communications Building

Children’s National Health System signed a 15-year lease on Wednesday for space in Silver Spring’s Inventa Towers, formerly the headquarters of Discovery Communications. This lease makes Children’s National the first tenant in the space, located at 1 Discovery Place on the corner of Colesville Road and Georgia Ave. Discovery, the company behind popular cable television […]

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May 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Marriott President Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer

Arne Sorenson, the president and CEO of Marriott International, has been diagnosed with stage 2 pancreatic cancer. According to a statement from Marriott Corporate, a team at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore diagnosed Sorenson after he underwent a series of tests. Marriott Corporate says that Sorenson, 60, will stay in his role as president and […]

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May 1, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Asian Street-Food Restaurant Coming to Bethesda in 2020

Federal Realty Investment Trust announced that a ‘Hawkers Asian Street Fare’ location is set to come to Bethesda Row in early 2020. This will be the Florida born restaurant’s first D.C. area location. The restaurant will feature “from scratch-only” small plates with craft cocktails, local beers, wines and a sake list. “Hawkers tells the story […]

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