Dan Reed

May 2, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Montgomery in Black and White

MoCo native Dan Reed talks about growing up black in Montgomery County, where he attended a MCPS magnet school with affluent white kids. That was 20 years ago. Now, the writer of the popular blog, Just Up the Pike, he describes the childhood experiences that still affect him today.   Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, […]

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January 24, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

New Hampshire Avenue “Illustrates How Diverse County Really Is,” Planning Experts Say

Inside the beltway on Maryland’s State Route 650 is a road known to many as the “Gateway to Heaven” also known as New Hampshire Avenue. And notably so. There are dozens of religious organizations located on this one corridor and experts believe this one street reveals something special about the county. “It is one street […]

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May 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Four to Be Interviewed for Montgomery County Planning Board Position

A Duncan administration official, a blogger who writes about planning topics, a former member of County Executive Ike Leggett’s transit task force and a Germantown businesswoman have all filed to fill a vacancy on the Montgomery County Planning Board. The County Council will interview the four applicants on May 11 to fill the spot held […]

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November 4, 2014 | Krista Brick

Reed Says School Board Races Ones to Watch (VIDEO)

JustUpThePike’s Dan Reed gives his thoughts on the early voting results for Montgomery County.

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June 24, 2014 | Staff Writer

Primary Election Night Coverage, On-Air and Online

Six television stations that are members in the Montgomery County PEG (Public/Education/Government) organization of community cable stations are combining resources to be the main place to find up-to-date information on Tuesday, June 24, when County voters go to the polls for primary elections concerning County Government, the County delegation to the Maryland General Assembly, Governor […]

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December 12, 2013 | Valerie Bonk

‘Urban Butcher’ Moves Into Silver Spring (Video)

A new business in Silver Spring is catching attention for its urban twist on the classic butcher shop, and is hoping to draw customers in with its unique “nose to tail” dining.   There are three elements to the new business which brings a butcher shop, bar, and coffee shop under one roof. “We have […]

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August 20, 2013 | Tamika Smith

Nighttime Economy Task Force Seeks Public Input (VIDEO)

The Nighttime Economy Task Force is more than half-way through developing draft recommendations to help boost the nightlife in Montgomery County and the group wants more community input. At its latest meeting (on August 19), at the Rockville Library each subcommittee gave a few draft recommendations that they will be sharing with the community. The […]

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August 18, 2013 | Tamika Smith

Nighttime Economy Task Force Meets Aug. 19 (Video)

The Nighttime Economy Task Force meets on Aug. 19  at the Rockville Library. It’s scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. Earlier this summer,  Nighttime Economy Task Force subcommittees began drafting recommendations that will be submitted to Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett (D) in August. The subcommittees include: entertainment, public use and amenities, quality of life, transportation, […]

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August 2, 2013 | Staff Writer

Task Force Member Says Permitting Issues Top Findings (Video)

In August, the Nighttime Economy Task Force subcommittees are expected to submit their draft proposal to Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett (D). In this video extra, MyMCMedia’s Tamika Smith talks to Megan Pagado, who is a member of the arts and entertainment subcommittee. Take a look: Final recommendations are expected in October. Additional Coverage:

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August 1, 2013 | Tamika Smith

Noise and Affordable Housing Top Concerns for Subcommittee (Video)

The  Nighttime Economy Task Force subcommittees are more than half of the way towards their draft-proposal deadline in August. In this video extra, MyMCMedia’s Tamika Smith talks to Evan Glass, who is a member of the quality of life engagement subcommittee. Take a look: Final recommendations are expected to be submitted to Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett (D) […]

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