March 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Wine Bar, Retail Shop Opening in Kensington Wednesday

Knowles Station Wine and Co., a wine bar and retail shop, is opening in Kensington on Wednesday. In an Instagram post, the company said, “Not only will we offer wine and craft beer in the retail shop, we’ll have an extensive wine and beer by the glass menu. Plus, a kitchen serving wine-friendly food in a […]

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July 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Closings and Changes at Kentlands Square Shopping Center in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS)

Kmart and Payless Shoe stores are closing their doors at the Kentlands Square Shopping Center in Gaithersburg this summer. Sale signs are covering the doors and windows of both stores in the strip shopping center along Kentlands Boulevard. The stores are located in the same plaza as the Giant Food Store, several restaurants, service businesses […]

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June 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

DLC Director on Carding Customers: “It is not our Intent to Inconvenience our Customers”

The Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control website says that on July 1, every customer will be required to present a valid form of identification when buying alcoholic beverages from the county’s 27 operated stores. But a new memo from the department’s director, Robert Dorfman, to customers indicates the DLC may be loosening up its […]

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June 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

The Daley at Westside Shady Grove Opens This Weekend (VIDEO)

The Daley, a mixed use building, is opening its doors in the new Westside at Shady Grove Metro community this weekend. EYA Developer McLean Quinn said the building features 333 apartment homes and 17,000 square feet of new retail space along Gramercy Boulevard off of Crabbs Branch Way. “It’s a great new modern building,” said […]

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May 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Promark Acquires 451 Hungerford Drive Property in Downtown Rockville (PHOTO)

Promark Real Estate Services has just closed on a mixed-use building at 451 Hungerford Drive in downtown Rockville. The seven-story building is adjacent to Rockville Town Square and directly across the street from the second phase of the Rockville Town Center, where two new multifamily complexes are currently being built. With 400 feet of prominent […]

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April 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Blog Keeps Tabs on Area Restaurants, Retail (VIDEO)

You and your friends might be talking about the new REI that’s opening this week at Pike & Rose. Or maybe you’re looking forward to the Gusto opening at Westfield Montgomery mall. Chances are the source of that news can trace back to, a blog that’s the brainchild of a Potomac woman with a […]

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March 29, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Dozens of Residents Attend Town Hall Meeting about Kentlands Sketch Plan (VIDEO)

The future of the Kentlands Square shopping center was the topic of a town hall meeting hosted by the Kentlands Community Foundation on Tuesday night at the Kentlands Mansion. Dozens of Gaithersburg residents attended the meeting to hear from representatives of Saul Centers, the company that owns the shopping center that is anchored by a […]

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January 30, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

L.L. Bean Coming to Pike & Rose This Fall

Maine outdoor retailer L.L. Bean is planning to open a new store in the fall in Pike & Rose, the shopping, dining, entertainment, office and residential complex along Rockville Pike in North Bethesda. Customers will be able to buy apparel and footwear, as well as kayaking, hiking, fly-fishing and winter gear and camping equipment, according […]

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March 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

City Staff Meets with Prospective Buyer of Kentlands Market Square

Some members of Gaithersburg’s planning staff recently met with a prospective purchaser of Kentlands Market Square, according to a city official. Gaithersburg Planning and Code Administration Director John Schlichting said the prospective buyer signed a Letter of Intent with the current owner, Beatty Management Company, on March 16th, “which began a 30-day due diligence period.” […]

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May 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Westside at Shady Grove Metro Opens Sales Office (PHOTOS)

There is a new EYA community going up in Montgomery County and it’s described as transit friendly. It’s called Westside at Shady Grove Metro and it’s located at the intersection of Crabbs Branch Way and Shady Grove Road. The sales office opened at 16658 Crabbs Branch Way on May 2nd for pre-construction sales and the […]

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