September 24, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

125 Years Since His Birth, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Legacy ‘Beats On’ in Rockville

Sept. 24, 2021 marks the quasquicentennial, or 125th anniversary, of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s birth. Indeed, the “Great Gatsby” author has been buried in Rockville for more than 80 years. For the rest of eternity, F. Scott Fitzgerald rests at St. Mary’s Catholic Church Cemetery, sharing the same plot of land with his wife Zelda, where […]

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October 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Amy Tan Receives Award at F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival

Amy Tan won the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award for Achievement in American Literature at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival at Glenview Mansion in Rockville on Saturday. Tan is the 24th to be honored at the festival. During the festival, Tan was interviewed by her friend and fellow writer, Mark Childress. Childress told MyMCMedia that […]

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September 28, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 28, in Montgomery County: 1. There’s a town hall meeting on bullying in schools in Silver Spring today. 2. It’s Then and Wow today at Glen Echo Park. 3. Are you a fan of The Great Gatsby? Well in Gaithersburg, today, there’s a celebration planned called, “Gatsby […]

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