Glen Echo

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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April 15, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Glen Echo Carousel Vandalized

The historic Dentzel Carousel and nearby buildings in Glen Echo Park were vandalized April 12. Shortly after 11 a.m., members of the park staff noticed damage to the carousel, which has been closed for refurbishing since July 2019, according to Aaron LaRocca of the National Park Service. While no carousel animals were harmed, windows and […]

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September 12, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Sept. 12 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, September 12. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Board of Education Meeting: Policy Management Committee to meet at 3:00 p.m. Click here to view the agenda. 2. Rockville State of City Address: Hear from Rockville City Mayor Bridget Newton and City Manager Rob DiSpirito about the current state of […]

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September 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 11 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, September 11. Today we remember the victims and fallen heroes who lost their lives in the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and Shanksville, PA. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Kensington Annual 9/11 Remembrance: Join the Kensington Volunteer Fire Department for a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony tonight at 7 p.m. Here’s […]

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September 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 10 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, September 10 and this week is National Suicide Prevention Week. If anyone you know is suffering, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for today. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets today at 10 a.m. in the Council Hearing Room on 100 […]

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September 9, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 9 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday and cloudy. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, Sept. 9. 1. Municipal Monday: Rockville’s Mayor and Council has a drop-in session at 5:30 p.m. with Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton and Councilmember Mark Pierzchala. The Mayor and Council session begins at 7 p.m. at […]

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September 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept 5-8

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Sept. 5-8. Marcia Ball:  Pianist and songwriter Marcia Ball brings her signature swampy, bluesy, boogie-woogie roadhouse sound to AMP. The 2018 Texas State Musician of the Year has achieved global acclaim for her ability to ignite a full-scale roadhouse rhythm and blues party every time she […]

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August 30, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 30 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday and sunny. Can’t beat that. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, Aug. 30. 1. Free Concert: Rockville’s Town Square hosts Moonshine Society, a blues/roots/soul group, starting at 6 p.m. 2. Wine Tasting: Bel Pre Fine Wine, 2251 Bel Pre Road in Silver Spring, […]

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August 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug 29-Sept 2

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Aug. 29 – Sept. 2. Flow-Verse Open Mic :  BlackRock presents a monthly open mic for performers under 25. Artists perform with professional equipment and technicians in front of a positive and supporting audience.  Thursday, August 29 at 7 p.m. Note: performance sign up opens […]

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August 21, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug 22-25

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Aug. 22 – 25. One Act and More:  The Upcounty Theatre Company performs their first-ever One Act Plays festival featuring five plays, The Box, Trifles, Little Sal and Maria, Little Sal and Maria Scare Momma, and Cusumano.  Friday and Saturday, August 23 and 24 at 8 […]

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