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October 1, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Oct. 1, In Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Oct. 1 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Zinnia Restaurant:  Zinnia, new tavern and garden restaurant in Silver Spring, opens for diners today. The restaurant is located in the long time Mrs. K’s Toll House, which did not reopen after Maryland’s state of emergency ordered businesses closed […]

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September 24, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 24, In Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Sept. 24 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. National Book Festival:  The 2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival continues through Sept 27. Events will take place in person and virtually. The full schedule can be viewed here. 2. Live Music at the Streetery:  Tonight singer/songwriter Eric Scott performs […]

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September 3, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 3, In Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Sept. 3 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Outdoor Family Storytime:  The county libraries and BlackRock Center for the Arts host a family storytime on the outdoor stage in Germantown from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Bring a blanket or towel to sit on. If it is raining, […]

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August 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Entertainment Venue Leaders Concerned About the Future Amid Delta Variant Uncertainty

Live arts and entertainment venues have made major adjustments over the last 17 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizations like Round House Theatre in Bethesda pivoted to digital content. Olney Theatre Center began outdoor performances. U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D) joined live entertainment and theater venue operators at Glen Echo Park to hear […]

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July 23, 2021 | Fran Murphy

Concerts, Cinema and Carousels

Summer comes to Montgomery County offering  music, movies and other amusements. Go to Wheaton to catch their TGIF Summer Concert Series at the Marian Fryer Town Plaza at 2424 Reedie Drive. The music starts at 6:30 p.m. TGIF keeps rockin’ until September 24. Bethesda is the place to be on Friday nights for live music […]

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May 3, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Carousel at Glen Echo Park Reopens for First Time Since 2019

The Dentzel Carousel at Glen Echo Park reopened May 1 for its 100th anniversary season. The ride was installed in 1921; it’s one of the few working antique carousels in the U.S. in its original location. It closed for repairs in 2019 and then stayed closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For now, the carousel […]

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April 30, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, April 30, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, April 30, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Bus Stop 24213 Temporary Closure:  The Ride On bus stop on Montgomery Village Avenue at Centerway Road closes for at least five months for construction. Reminder: Ride On bus stop 24213 on Montgomery Village Ave will be deactivated for […]

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February 26, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Feb. 26, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Feb. 19, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Feed the Fridge Launch: Takoma Park is celebrating the launch of Feed the Fridge, an effort to support the hungry and support struggling restaurants,  today at 10:30 a.m. at the Takoma Park Recreation Center. Takoma Park Mayor Kete Stewart, […]

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February 19, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, Feb. 19, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Feb. 19, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Changes to Trash and Recycling Schedules: County collection schedule slips by a day, so Thursday collections take place on Friday and Friday collections will be on Saturday.   Collections are now scheduled for today for Rockville residents whose usual collection […]

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February 17, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Glen Echo Park’s Dentzel Carousel Celebrates 100 Years

Glen Echo Park’s iconic Dentzel Carousel has reached centenarian status. Many Montgomery County residents have celebrated their own birthdays at the famous carousel and now, residents can celebrate the historic carousel’s 100th anniversary. Over the next several months, Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture is teaming up with Montgomery County government and the […]

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