May 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Founder of Moby Dick House of Kabobs Dies

Mike Daryoush, president and founder of Moby Dick House of Kabobs, died at 66 of heart failure on May 9. Daryoush, an Iranian immigrant, originally opened Moby’s Luncheonette in 1989 in Bethesda, but the restaurant struggled. Eventually, Daryoush built a traditional clay oven similar to one he used in Iran, to bake fresh pita. He […]

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October 19, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Muslim and Non-Muslim Indian Communities Talk County Priorities with Elected Officials in North Potomac (VIDEO)

Building bridges instead of walls, was the common theme articulated at a recent meeting in North Potomac between Congressman John Delaney (D-Md), and some members of the Muslim and non-Muslim communities. Delaney is seeking reelection to his 6th District seat. The event entitled, “ A Conversation with Congressman John Delaney,” held on Oct. 16, offered […]

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April 11, 2015 | Aline Barros

Persian-Americans to Celebrate Spring in Boyds (PHOTOS)

Iranian Americans get ready to celebrate Norouz- the thirteenth day of the Persian year- with an outdoor gathering on April 12 at the Black Hill Regional Park in Boyds. The festival will be held from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and will include live Persian music, dance performances, children activities and more. “All the bad things will […]

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April 7, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Persian-Americans Welcome Spring in Boyds (Video)

Thousands of local Persian-Americans celebrated the arrival of spring in Boyds during the IrAmerican Civic Society’s biggest annual event of the year. MyMCMedia’s Valerie Bonk has the story of how this time of the year is significant to the Persian-American community. Mina Rezvani immigrated to the United States from Iran, but she didn’t leave the […]

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