capital crescent trail

January 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 29 in Montgomery County

It is Wednesday, Jan. 29, and we should expect partly cloudy weather. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery County Recreation Job Fair:  Montgomery County Department of Recreation is hiring people for current and summer position. There will be a job fair from 3 to 7 p.m. at Plum Gar Neighborhood […]

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November 5, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Neal Potter Plaza Opens at Capital Crescent Trail

Montgomery Parks opened the Neal Potter Plaza as a new rest area along the 11-mile Capital Crescent Trail in Bethesda on Saturday, Nov. 3. Indeed, the plaza is a dedication to the late Neal Potter, who died in 2008. Good morning from the Capital Crescent Trail in Bethesda, #MD! Today, we’re celebrating the opening & dedication […]

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July 31, 2018 | Marisa Fried

10 Things to do for Under $10 in Potomac, Bethesda, Chevy Chase Areas

Live around Bethesda, Potomac, or Chevy Chase? Check out these fun in-county activities to fill the rest of your summer.   Billy Goat Trail Enjoy scenic views of the Potomac River while getting a workout hiking over boulders and steep rock formations. You might spot a bald eagle flying overhead, or see a blue heron […]

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June 13, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for June 13 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Wednesday, June 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Crisis Intervention: Montgomery County 3rd District Police Station will host a community meeting on crisis intervention today from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 2. R U GONNA VOTE?  So the countdown begins. Just one more day before early voting starts.  Staff at MyMCMedia compiled […]

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November 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

New Park Planned Along Capital Crescent Trail

A new park will open soon along the Capital Crescent Trail, Montgomery Parks announced Thursday. The River Road Park will feature a seating area, a pergola, plantings and maps. As a welcoming gateway to the trail, the park provides a green, restful place for travelers and neighbors alike. Park construction is expected to begin in […]

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February 2, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

A Walk With Linda

I have known Linda for nearly 20 years. Back in the day we were members of a local Gaithersburg training group preparing for Marine Corps Marathons. The larger group dispersed except for a small select number of runners and cyclist friends who have been getting together religiously for decades on Saturday mornings to train, to […]

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January 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County has launched a new partnership with NACo’s Live Healthy Program, and it may help you save money on healthcare. 2. There’s a new traffic pattern at the intersection of the Capital Crescent Trail and Little Falls Parkway in Bethesda and […]

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January 11, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Mixed Reaction to New Traffic Pattern at Capital Crescent Trail and Little Falls Parkway (PHOTO)

There’s a new traffic pattern at the intersection of the Capital Crescent Trail and Little Falls Parkway in Bethesda, and reaction to the change has been mixed. The Parkway has been narrowed from two lanes to one in each direction approaching the intersection, and the speed limit has been reduced from 35 mph to 25 […]

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October 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

Elderly Chevy Chase Resident Killed While Riding Bike in Bethesda

An 81-year-old man was killed while riding his three-wheeled recumbent bike in Bethesda today, according to a report from the Montgomery County Police Department. The collision happened shortly before 11:30 a.m. at Little Falls Parkway and the Capital Crescent Trail. According to police, the preliminary investigation indicates that the bicyclist was traveling eastbound on the […]

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August 4, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Federal Judge Ruling Could Delay Purple Line Construction

Purple Line construction could potentially be delayed following a federal judge’s decision on Wednesday, which orders additional studies to take into account Metrorail’s deterioration and declining ridership. According to court documents, which can be found on Bethesda Beat’s website, U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia Richard Leon ordered the defendant, the  Maryland Transit […]

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