Glen Echo

September 6, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know for Labor Day in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Sept. 6. Partly cloudy, here’s the forecast. 1. Labor Day: Labor Day is a federal holiday observed on the first Monday in September to recognize the contributions and achievements of workers. 2. What’s Closed:  Most government offices are closed. Check this list. 3. Parade:  Kensington’s 53rd Annual Labor Day Parade and Festival […]

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July 9, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, July 9, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, July 9, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Wheaton’s Town Plaza Dedication:  Montgomery County dedicates the plaza in downtown Wheaton to Marian Fryer, a longtime Wheaton resident and community activist. The ceremony takes place at 7 p.m. at the plaza and will be followed by a free […]

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June 30, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

‘Into the Ether’ Written by County Resident Features Local Landmarks and Restaurants

Looking for a good beach read with some local flavor?  “Into the Ether,” a crime thriller written by Chevy Chase resident David Sherer, might just fill the bill. The novel, Sherer’s first venture into fiction, follows a DMV doctor, Adrian Wren, who leaves the country after using privileged information he obtained from a sedated patient […]

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April 28, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

El Carrusel de Glen Echo Abre de Nuevo para el Aniversario Número 100 del Parque

El carrusel de Dentzel volverá a funcionar, después de un cierre de 23 meses, mientras Glen Echo Park celebra su temporada del aniversario número 100. El carrusel se cerró por reparaciones en junio de 2019 y luego permaneció cerrado durante la pandemia. Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture llevará a cabo una ceremonia […]

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April 27, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Glen Echo Park’s Carousel Reopens for Park’s 100th Anniversary

The Dentzel Carousel will operate again after a 23-month closure as Glen Echo Park celebrates its 100th anniversary season. The carousel had closed for repairs in June 2019 and then remained shuttered during the pandemic. The Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture is holding a ribbon cutting ceremony May 1 at 10:30 a.m. […]

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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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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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