April 22, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Interactive Flower Display Debuts Thursday in Silver Spring

While there will be no official ribbon cutting or ceremony due to Thursday’s cold weather, the 25-foot-tall interactive art display at the busy corner of Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road is complete and on display. The flowers change colors and open and close based on cues from the National Weather Service that interface with the […]

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December 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Council President Floreen to Meet with Reporters on Monday (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen will meet with reporters on Monday for her last news  conference as president of the County Council this year. Floreen is expected to discuss her accomplishments this past year as well as other hot topics, including increasing the minimum wage, the new landlord tenant bill, and the Bethesda Downtown […]

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October 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Thousands Attend 25th Annual Oktoberfest in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS)

It was a beautiful fall day for the 25th annual Oktoberfest at the Kentlands community in the city of Gaithersburg. Thousands of people attended the popular festival on Oct. 9, which included food, live music, roaming entertainment, a business expo, horse-drawn hay rides, and so much more. The festival covered the Kentlands Village Green, the […]

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July 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Bethesda Urban Partnership Selects Rick Ammirato as its New Director

The Bethesda Urban Partnership (BUP), a non-profit organization that maintains and markets downtown Bethesda, has selected Rick Ammirato as its new executive director. The selection is the result of a comprehensive, year-long search, which included over 100 candidates from across the nation. “We are thrilled that Rick will be joining us,” reported Patrick O’Neil, immediate […]

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June 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

H & M to Hold Grand Reopening in Downtown Silver Spring on June 23

H&M is celebrating its grand reopening in Downtown Silver Spring at noon on Thursday, June 23. According to a news release, the newly renovated H&M store employs 40 workers. Customers who bring garments to be recycled before the store opens at noon will have the chance to win gift cards, valued between $50 and $250, […]

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June 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Music Lovers Attend the Silver Spring Blues Festival (VIDEO)

They were singing the blues this week in downtown Silver Spring at the annual Blues Festival. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra:

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January 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Digging Out in Downtown Kentlands (PHOTOS)

Things are slowly getting back to normal in downtown Kentlands as area merchants and residents continue to dig out from under over two feet of snow. Photographer Phil Fabrizio captured these photos, below, on Monday afternoon that show the narrow Gaithersburg streets are outlined with snow piled high. The Market Square Plaza also greets visitors […]

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January 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

Kefa Cafe Plans to Reopen on Saturday in Silver Spring

Save the date: Kefa Cafe plans to reopen on Saturday morning at 963 Bonifant Street in downtown Silver Spring, according to posts on its Facebook and Twitter pages. You may remember the popular coffee shop was forced to close last year because of fire damage. Bring Your Own Scissors #BYOS for our grand re-opening this […]

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December 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 15, in Montgomery County

It’s a busy Tuesday in Montgomery County. Here are your five things to know today, Dec. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Got a question for the County Executive? Ike Leggett is scheduled to hold a Virtual Town Hall meeting today from 2 – 3 p.m. online. 2. The funeral for Police Officer Noah Leotta is this […]

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November 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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

Here are your five things to know today, Nov. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Homicides are up in Montgomery County this year. 2. Dave and Busters is one of several businesses that has signed a lease at Ellsworth Place in downtown Silver Spring. 3. Eight of Montgomery County’s nine Councilmembers have sent a letter to […]

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