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September 27, 2019 | Laura Rowles

‘Live Life Seamlessly’ at Comcast’s New Xfinity Store in the RIO Washingtonian Center

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) joined Comcast today to celebrate the grand opening of its new Xfinity Store located at 31 Grand Corner Avenue, Suite 31, in the RIO Shopping Center in Gaithersburg, Md. The Gaithersburg Xfinity Store is the 25th one to open in the region, and the second store in Montgomery County, […]

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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 26, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

That’s a Wrap: International Film Festival Closes Out in Style

The very first Montgomery International Film Festival concluded Sunday night with with an awards ceremony, closing and gala dinner. Directors, actors and many others from the film industry came from all over the globe to attend Montgomery County’s only international film festival. Here’s a list of all the winner’s from Sunday’s awards gala at Rio […]

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August 16, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Lights! Camera! Action! Montgomery County Gets Its Own International Film Festival

Thanks to Karina Hou and Margaret Sha, you now don’t need to travel all the way to Cannes, France or Park City, Utah to attend an independent, international film festival. The Montgomery International Film Festival, featuring many highly acclaimed films and panel discussions, debuts at the Rio in Gaithersburg this Sunday and the co-chairs could […]

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July 5, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Dave and Buster’s Opens at RIO

You can enjoy the latest and greatest games, ultimate sports-viewing, extraordinary food and remarkable drinks at Dave & Buster’s at the RIO. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Dave & Buster’s at the grand opening on July 1, 2019. They recently renovated the space -formerly known as Sport & Health- at 9811 Washingtonian Boulevard, […]

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March 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Gaithersburg to Host St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The City of Gaithersburg, in partnership with the The Peterson Companies and Washingtonian Center, will host the 19th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade from 10 a.m. – noon on Saturday, March 16  at Washingtonian Center. The parade proceeds down Grand Corner Avenue at RIO, located near I-370 and Washingtonian Boulevard. Dozens of units will march […]

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December 12, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Santa Rides Through County For Good Claus

Santa Claus left his sleigh in the North Pole garage and rode through Montgomery County on his Harley motorcycle. No, Rudolph didn’t guide Santa on this trip; instead the Montgomery County Police Officers spent the day as Santa’s elves, escorting him to 10 stops in Montgomery County. Throughout the day, Santa and the officers visited […]

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July 26, 2018 | Marisa Fried

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10 Things to do In Gaithersburg, Germantown and Rockville Area for $10 or Less

If you’re looking for affordable summer activities along I-270, here are 10 activities for under $10 in the Rockville, Gaithersburg and Germantown areas. Butler’s Orchard A $3 day pass grants access to Pick Your Own Fields, the Farm Park Picnic Area, the Giant Slides, the Nature Trail, and the Farm Park Animals. Visitors can also see […]

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June 4, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Luxury Living Redefined in Gaithersburg

If you have been wondering what they have been building behind Life Time Athletic, across from the RIO in Gaithersburg, you don’t have to wonder any longer. Camden Washingtonian is now open and they have an array of amenities and have redefined luxury living. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Camden Washingtonian and celebrated […]

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September 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Seek Help Identifying Person Who Used Woman’s Credit Cards

Montgomery County police are asking the public’s help in finding the perpetrator who took credit cards from a woman’s purse at a Crown restaurant, and then used them at a nearby Rio Target, according to a police statement. On June 28, between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., the woman was dining at Ruth’s Chris Steak […]

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