Rio Washingtonian

October 31, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Nats’ Championship Merch Flying Off Shelves

Ten minutes before the clock struck midnight Wednesday, the Washington Nationals clinched the franchise’s first ever championship beating the Houston Astros 6-2 in Game 7 of the World Series. About 40 minutes later—at 12:30 a.m.—Dick’s Sporting Goods at Rio Shopping Center in Gaithersburg had opened its doors to customers hungry to buy merchandise saying “World […]

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September 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 4 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Sept. 4, which means Beyoncé is celebrating her 38th birthday. Make sure to celebrate in Montgomery County by drinking lemonade, listening to  “Single Ladies,” or taking kids to see “The Lion King.” Here are five other important things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council Meets Today: The Montgomery County Council is in […]

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August 2, 2019 | Staff Writer

Financial Issues Led Woman to Try to Drown Daughter, Police Report Says

The Gaithersburg woman charged with trying to drown her 25-year-old disabled daughter was out of work and facing financial issues, according to a police report from the incident. The woman, Karen Louisa Isaac, did not want to burden someone else with caring for her daughter, the report says. Isaac, 62, of the 600 block of […]

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July 31, 2019 | Staff Writer

Attempted Murder Charges for Gaithersburg Woman Who Allegedly Tried to Drown Her Daughter

A 62-year-old Gaithersburg woman faces charges after trying to drown herself and her 25-year-old daughter early Wednesday morning, according to a report from Gaithersburg police. Karen Louisa Isaac of the 600 block of Coral Reef Drive, 62, has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, first- and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment, according to online court […]

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July 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 24 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, July 24. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Elrich to Address Media: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich will address the media this morning at 11 a.m. to discuss the impact of the Fiscal Year 2019 budget and investments that were made this year about housing. 2. Protecting Seniors from […]

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July 2, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Dave & Buster’s Gets the Party Started in RIO

The RIO in Gaithersburg officially welcomed Dave & Buster’s on Monday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark its grand opening. Dave & Buster’s moved into a 35,000-square-foot space that once housed Sport & Health. The general manager for Dave & Buster’s RIO, Andy Smith, said that — being from Maryland — he’s “excited to share […]

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July 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for July 28 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 28, in Montgomery County: 1. GOALLLLLLL!: Soccer 4 Change soccer clinic runs from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Nancy H Dacek – North Potomac Community Recreation Center 13850 Travilah Road, Rockville. 2. Buy Local: The Buy Local Challenge ends today. The challenge encourages Marylanders to […]

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July 27, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Pokémon Go Craze Hits Montgomery County Parks and Local Businesses (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

If you’ve seen people glued to their phones recently, instead of texting or scrolling through Twitter, they’re most likely searching for Pokémon, the popular cartoon characters that debuted in the 90s. The latest viral mobile game craze, “Pokémon Go,” allows players to see characters pop into existence on their screens next to real-world objects. Players are […]

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March 10, 2016 | Michelle Queen

photo Japanese tea pot for ceremony

Weekend Planner, March 11 – 13 (VIDEOS)

Don’t forget to turn your clocks ahead an hour as Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 13 at 2 a.m. It is also a good time to check your smoke alarms. Here are some of our weekend picks from the calendar: Friday, March 11 Waverly Street Gallery CityScapes art exhibit this month features photography by […]

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