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June 25, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Strathmore Announces Five Big Events Despite Current Closures

The Music Center at Strathmore announced five events for 2020 and 2021, despite current COVID-19 closures.  The powerhouse arts center in North Bethesda plans on moving forward with the events. The first event is planned for Oct. 2-25, called “Monuments: Creative Forces.” Strathmore plans to use outside space to project the digital faces of six […]

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May 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

24 Montgomery County Students Earn National Merit Scholarships

24 Montgomery County students have earned National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Awardees were selected from more than 15,000 students nationwide and were among 50 awardees chosen in Maryland. The awards provide recipients with a one-time award of $2,500 for college tuition. The winners and their […]

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May 7, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Lord & Taylor Expected to Disband its Stores

According to numerous news reports, Lord & Taylor intends to liquidate its remaining 38 department stores once non-essential businesses are permitted to reopen. Lord & Taylor is the lone store in the mostly-demolished White Flint Mall on Rockville Pike. A spokesperson for Le Tote, which owns the retail store, said, “The company is working through […]

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April 13, 2020 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Parts of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 2:30 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Olney, Poolesville, Aspen Hill, Potomac and North Potomac. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and will cause trees and large branches to fall. Roads may become blocked by downed […]

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April 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County Coronavirus Update: 10 Nursing Homes with Cases, 6 Deaths

Montgomery County released a statement Thursday with an update on the spread of covid-19 in the County. At this time, there are six confirmed deaths due to the virus and multiple nursing homes have confirmed cases of covid-19. Deaths reported Thursday by the Maryland Department of Health included two men in their 70s, one man […]

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April 2, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends Social Distancing Style: Weekend Planner for April 2-5

Here’s our guide to virtual arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, April 2-5. Round House at Your House:  Round House Theatre has created online programs for all ages while the theatre is closed. Artistic Director Ryan Rilette shares the programs Round House has planned in the video below. The Playwrights on Plays series of weekly […]

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April 1, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Strathmore Brings Harmony with Virtual Concerts

Strathmore, the powerhouse arts center in North Bethesda, is offering virtual experiences during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, like Facebook Live concerts. Director of Education Lauren Campbell spoke to MyMCMedia about what Strathmore is doing to unite and connect people during a distant time.

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March 26, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends Social Distancing Style: Weekend Planner for March 26-29

Here’s our guide to virtual arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, March 26-29. Round House at Your House:  Artistic Director Ryan Rilette shares the digital programs Round House Theatre has planned in the video below. Friday, March 27, Round House will release a challenge for teens. Click here to learn more.   Discover Hip Hop […]

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March 19, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends Social Distancing Style: Weekend Planner for March 19-22

With all arts and entertainment venues currently closed in response to the coronavirus emergency, we decided to try and share virtual entertainment and a few great videos from Takoma Park City TV. Strathmore is working to provide a virtual guided tour of their current art exhibitions online. Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in […]

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March 18, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Montgomery County Implements Curbside Pickup

In an effort to support restaurants that depend on carryout orders, Montgomery County will implement curbside pickup. Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation (MCDOT) announced that it has established “No Parking” zones during the COVID-19 emergency in areas with many restaurants. The established zones will prevent parking in front of the restaurants while allowing temporary “standing […]

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