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December 30, 2015 | Staff Writer

Photos of the Month

From vultures in Poolesville to Santa in Cabin John to the line of people waiting to see the latest Star Wars movie to Toys for Tots, it’s been a big month for photos on the MyMCMedia website. We want to thank everyone who shared an image, below:

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December 24, 2015 | Staff Writer

Call SoberRide (VIDEO)

During the holiday season, the Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) is offering a free, cab ride service for drivers who have been drinking. Find out more about SoberRide in this week’s Transportation Update: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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December 23, 2015 | Willie James Inman

10 Places to Eat on Christmas Day (PHOTO)

Looking for a bite to eat this Christmas? I’ve got you covered. For the first post of “Take a Bite,” I put together a list of local restaurants open on Christmas Day to get your holiday munchies fix after watching A Christmas Story on repeat all day. Below are a few places you can check […]

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December 23, 2015 | Staff Writer

Holiday Rides Program Offers Alternative to Drinking and Driving

In an effort to help prevent drunk driving in Montgomery County, the Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control (DLC) is partnering with a local transportation service to offer $20 gift cards towards a designated driver this holiday season. The Holiday Rides Program is available now through January 1, 2016. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration […]

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December 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

A Year in Review: Top Five MoCo Sports Videos

UPDATED 12.21.15 It’s been quite a year for sports in Montgomery County from Clarksburg High winning the county’s sportsmanship award to marathon swimmer Jim Clifford becoming the oldest person in the world to complete the Triple Crown of open water swimming, to Geoff Britten becoming the first American Ninja Warrior — well, the list goes on […]

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December 18, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Metro Partners with MillerCoors to Offer Free Rides on New Year’s Eve (PHOTO)

In an effort to help prevent drunk driving, Metro announced its partnership with MillerCoors and will provide free rides on all Metrorail and Metrobus routes beginning on Friday Jan. 1 at midnight until 3 a.m. “I am pleased to announce this exciting new partnership with Miller Lite to support safe transportation for our customers on […]

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December 17, 2015 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, December 18 – December 20 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, December 18 Glen Echo’s Holiday Art Show & Sale open today from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. The Puppet Co. Playhouse presents The Nutcracker for the 27th year. Performance at 10:30 a.m. in Glen Echo Park. The Visual Arts Center Program at Einstien […]

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December 16, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Santa Ride Benefits The Children’s Inn at NIH (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Santa traded in his sleigh for a new kind of ride on Dec. 16. That’s right, on this day Santa was traveling aboard a Harley to communities across Montgomery County – from Germantown to Bethesda- and he was not alone. With lights and sirens flashing, a police escort accompanied Santa as he collected gifts and donations […]

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December 11, 2015 | Staff Writer

Brookside Gardens is Aglow with Lights (VIDEO)

It’s that time of year when Brookside Gardens lights up for the holidays. Walking through the enchanted gardens is a treat for the entire family. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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December 10, 2015 | Elaine Blackman

An Emerging Piece of American-Jewish History

My dad, Harry Zubkoff, was a social media enthusiast. Email, Facebook, and his blog gave him the perfect means to not only communicate with, but also educate his family and friends about Jewish history, politics, and culture. He often began his emails with the words “Read and remember” or “Things we should know” or “Something […]

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