June 11, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for June 11 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Thursday, June 11. 1.Congratulations Class of 2020: Individual MCPS virtual commencement ceremonies are happening all week, and some are taking place today. Click here to view the schedule. Individual school virtual commencement ceremonies are taking place this week! Check out the schedule and learn how […]

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June 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for June 10 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Wednesday, June 10. 1. Bethesda Streetery:  Several streets in Downtown Bethesda will be closed to traffic starting today for the “Bethesda Streetery,” an outdoor seating and curbside retail initiative. 2. Microenterprise Stabilization Program: The county’s Microenterprise Stabilization Program will begin taking applications today. It’s meant […]

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June 2, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Like so Many Other Events, Annual Taste of Wheaton Goes Virtual

Wheaton’s highly anticipated annual event, Taste of Wheaton, is happening virtually this year in response to the coronavirus pandemic. For over 20 years, participants have gathered in a set location to enjoy local performances, family activities, vendors and even a beer and wine garden for those of age, all while getting the chance to sample […]

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May 12, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Fenton Village’s Taste the World Event Now Take-Out Only

Fenton Village’s 10th anniversary of the Taste the World celebration in Silver Spring will take place from Sunday, May 17 through Saturday, May 23. Due to Gov. Larry Hogan’s executive order, people can only order take-out from the restaurants, instead of dining in. The event will feature more than two dozen local restaurants. The goal […]

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April 20, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Eastern Montgomery County Restaurants to Participate in ‘Great American Takeout’

Restaurants in eastern Montgomery County will participate in the “Great American Takeout” on Tuesday, April 21, according to a statement from the county.  More than 50 restaurants in Briggs Chaney, Burtonsville, Cloverly, Hillandale, Tech Road/U.S. 29 and White Oak are involved. The “Great American Takeout” event is nationwide and is meant to encourage people to […]

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March 26, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Grocery Delivery Services Available for Residents

Going to the grocery store can be nerve-racking right now due to the spread of coronavirus and fear of contamination. For those who are apprehensive, there are options for grocery delivery available for residents who may feel ill or don’t want to take the risk of leaving their homes. Listed below are a couple of […]

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March 17, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

MCPS Meal Distribution Program for Students Making a Difference

Drive by meals were handed out at 20 Montgomery County Public Schools Tuesday, the second day of no school for students. The District is distributing grab and go meals from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday for anyone 18 years and younger while schools remain shuttered due to the coronavirus. As of 12:10 […]

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February 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Jose Andrés Provides Meals to Cruise Guests Quarantined by Coronavirus

Chef and Bethesda resident Jose Andrés is helping quarantined cruise passengers in Japan with his non-profit World Central Kitchen (WCK).  Over 3,700 people on the cruise ship Diamond Princess were quarantined for about two weeks in Yokohama, Japan after passengers were diagnosed with the coronavirus. According to a database from Johns Hopkins that tracks global […]

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October 29, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Local Chefs Turn Rescued Food Into Tasty Dishes

Two teams of professional and amateur chefs competed in the second annual No Waste, Big Taste: A Rescued Food Cooking Competition in Silver Spring. The competition was organized by Manna Food Center and co-hosted by Downtown Silver Spring and FRESHFARM Market. This was the final event of Montgomery County’s second annual Community Food Rescue Week. […]

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August 14, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

image of Night at the Fair. Bright lights attracted large crowds on the mid-way.

Quedan Pocos Días de la Feria Agrícola del Condado de Montgomery

La 71a Feria Agrícola Anual del Condado de Montgomery va hasta el 17 de agosto. El evento es en el Centro Agrícola del Condado de Montgomery en el 501 Perry Parkway en Gaithersburg. El año pasado, más de 200,000 personas asistieron a esta feria, y los funcionarios dicen que esperan la misma participación este año. […]

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