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October 13, 2021 | Collin Riviello

After a Year Off, Silver Spring Arts & Crafts Fall Fair is Back

The annual Silver Spring Arts & Crafts Fall Fair will go on as planned this fall after being canceled last year due to the pandemic. The fair will be held on Oct. 17, Oct. 31 and Dec. 5 at 1 Veterans Place at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring and will run from 1 p.m. to […]

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September 8, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Chef José Andrés’ Nonprofit Serves 160,000 Meals in Louisiana

World Central Kitchen (WCK), the nonprofit founded by chef, humanitarian and Bethesda resident José Andrés, has served 160,000 meals in Louisiana following Hurricane Ida, according to a post from WCK on Monday. WCK feeds people in areas suffering from natural or man-made crises. The organization has been providing meals to those affected by the hurricane […]

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July 22, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Food Waste Management Changing in Maryland

Right now most food waste from large restaurants, grocery stores and produce distributors goes to landfill. And that’s because there’s no other option. But all that will change in Maryland starting in January of 2023. In compliance with a new state law, producers of large amounts of food waste will be required to redirect it. […]

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July 19, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: Montgomery County Officers Shoot, Kill Man Following ‘Armed Standoff’ at McDonald’s

Montgomery County police officers shot and killed a man following an “armed standoff” at a McDonald’s in Gaithersburg after someone reported he was refusing to pay or move his car from the drive-thru, according to the county police department. Emergency communications received a call for a trespasser at the McDonald’s at 18273 Flower Hill Way […]

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July 14, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Local Owner of The Angry Jerk Restaurant: ‘What Better Place Than To Do It In Your Backyard’

The Angry Jerk, an authentic Caribbean restaurant, is hosting a soft opening Wednesday. The restaurant is located at 8223 Georgia Ave. in downtown Silver Spring, the previous home of The Big Greek Café. Takoma Park native Jason Miskiri, the owner of The Angry Jerk, told MyMCM, “I love Silver Spring, I grew up in Takoma […]

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July 2, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Food Truck Owner Described as Beloved, Gentle Giant in Fundraiser for His Family

A GoFundMe online fundraiser has been set up to support the family of Corries Hardy, a barbecue food truck owner who died while working on his food truck on Sunday. “On Sunday June 27th, Corries Hardy, a beloved part of both the Bowie and Bethesda communities passed away while doing what he loved best, Barbecuing […]

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June 18, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Third New Shake Shack Proposed in Montgomery County

A third Shake Shack restaurant has been recently proposed to open in Montgomery County, in the Rockville/North Bethesda area, according to plans on the construction project information and data website Construction Journal. According to the plan, the former Arby’s fast food restaurant at 11710 Rockville Pike would be renovated into the fast-casual burger restaurant. Shake […]

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June 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

New Shake Shacks to Open in Westfield Montgomery Mall, Kentlands 

Shake Shack, the fast-casual burger restaurant chain with one current Montgomery County location, is planning to open in Bethesda and Gaithersburg. The restaurant is coming to Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda, Brand Communications Specialist Katie Scott confirmed to MyMCM in an email. It is slated to open in late 2021. Shake Shack also plans to […]

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June 9, 2021 | Maya Rosenberg

MD Dept. of Education Offering Free Summer Meals For 18 And Younger

Starting this month, the Maryland State Department of Education (MDSE) will offer free meals this summer to youth 18 and younger through its Summer Food Service Program. According to Maryland Hunger Solutions, a nonprofit dedicated to ending hunger and food insecurity in Maryland, the program distributes “nutritious meals and snacks” to low-income children between June […]

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June 1, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

TV’s ‘Diva Chef’ Demonstrates How to Make a Cicada Feast at Home

TV celebrity chef Elise Harris, known as “The Diva Chef”, is taking full advantage of the cicada season that happens once every 17 years. Harris, a nutrition and fitness coach who competed on Hell’s Kitchen, invited MyMCM to watch and learn the best ways to prepare the cicadas at home and explained some of the […]

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