Olney

March 27, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Police Pursue Shooting Suspect in Olney; ‘Shelter in Place’ Lifted

Update (10:25 p.m): Police have lifted the “Shelter in Place” advisory in the Olney area. An “Alert Montgomery” message sent at 9:49 p.m. says: “Montgomery County Police have lifted the Shelter in Place for residents in the vicinity of Shamrock Dr & Buehler Rd. County police thank residents for their cooperation.” It’s unclear if police […]

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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 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Corned Beef King Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day in Olney…with Social Distance

It’s a St. Patrick’s Day like no other. Bars and restaurants are closed, but — on a positive note— restaurants can still provide take out food. The Corned Beef King food truck visited Olney Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. to bring Irish corned beef and Reuben sandwiches to the locals who are restricted from […]

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March 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for March 11-15

Update, March 13: Check before you go to any shows this weekend. Since Governor Hogan’s announcement Thursday regarding the coronavirus pandemic, many shows, particularly those at larger venues have been canceled. Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, March 11-15. Christian Douglas:  Christian Douglas’ original music carries pop, jazz, and soul influence, […]

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March 5, 2020 | Staff Writer

Voter Registration, Election Worker Drives Set for Montgomery Libraries

Montgomery County Board of Elections will conduct these voter registrations and election worker recruitment drives March 7 through March 28 at local public libraries: Saturday, March 7 (11 a.m.-1 p.m.) Damascus, 9701 Main Street, Damascus Gaithersburg, 18330 Montgomery Village Avenue, Gaithersburg Silver Spring, 900 Wayne Ave., Silver Spring Saturday, March 14 (11 a.m.-1 p.m.) Bethesda […]

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March 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for March 4-8

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, March 4-8. The Amateurs:  Written by Jordan Harrison and directed by Jason King Jones, this comedy is set in 14th Century Europe as a traveling troupe of actors struggle to put on a play of Noah’s flood while also trying to escape the Black Death. […]

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February 28, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Feb. 28 in Montgomery County

Cloudy skies and a bit warmer with a high of 46 degrees. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Feb. 28. 1. MCPS Early Release: Montgomery County Public Schools close early today, just in time for the weekend! 2. Census Jobs Information Sessions:  Learn about available Census 2020 jobs from 10 a.m. to […]

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February 26, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 26-March 1

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Feb 26-March 1. Strathmore Artist in Residence Niccolo Seligmann:  Seligmann is fascinated by obscure folk instruments and early music. He plays over 20 acoustic instruments including viola da gamba and medieval fiddle, uniting historical and experimental music to create a unique listening experience. This performance […]

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February 19, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Caps Star Carlson Greets Fans at Olney Giant

Washington Capitals star defenseman John Carlson visited fans at the Giant Food in Olney on Wednesday to sign autographs and take photos. Carlson, 30, is a native of Natick, Mass. but lives in Montgomery County. He’s in his 11th season with the Caps, and is in the midst of a career year with 70 points […]

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