rockville pike

September 29, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Medical Center Metro Construction Continues Tuesday; Portions of Rockville Pike Will Close

Street level and underground construction continues between Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and the National Institute of Health with plans to close portions of Rockville Pike Tuesday evening. Starting at 9 p.m. Tuesday, construction workers will begin a double northbound lane closure from Wilson Drive to Woodmont Corner, where they will be installing lane […]

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August 5, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Barnes & Noble Opens New Chapter a Mile Away From Old Location

Barnes & Noble in Rockville made sure its customers didn’t miss one day of reading. The bookstore on Rockville Pike was open Tuesday, and opened at a new storefront less than a mile away on Wednesday. The previous location is permanently closed. MyMCMedia visited Barnes & Noble on opening day.

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July 14, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Cici’s Pizza on Rockville Pike Permanently Closes

Cici’s Pizza on the Rockville Pike has closed permanently. The news was confirmed by employees at neighboring businesses. The MoCo Show was first to report the news. The pizza buffet chain, which first opened in Texas in 1983, is one of the latest business casualties in the coronavirus era. MyMCMedia reached out to Cici’s marketing […]

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June 13, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Bagel City in Rockville Appears to Have Closed for Good

All indications are that Bagel City in Rockville has gone out of business. For over 40 years, the popular deli has been serving up bagels at its familiar location at the Pike Center on Rockville Pike. MyMCMedia has not heard back from the owners for confirmation but all indications point to the shop being closed for […]

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June 6, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Black Lives Matter Protesters March Down Rockville Pike

Black Lives Matter protesters took to Rockville on Friday to raise awareness and demand justice for the killings of George Floyd and other black people by police officers.  The protest began outside the Montgomery County Circuit Court and made its way down Rockville Pike. People took over both sides of the major roadway. 

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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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February 24, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Rockville’s Barnes & Noble Moving Up the Pike this Summer

The bad news for book readers: Barnes & Noble at Montrose Crossing in Rockville will be closing this summer. The good news: a new Barnes & Noble will open a mile up the street on Rockville Pike at Congressional Plaza the day after the other one closes. So there will be no interruption. Just a […]

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February 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Pike and RIO Pier 1 Imports Closing

Pier 1 Imports announced in January a plan to close up to 450 locations, or about half of its total store count. The Texas-based home decor retail chain will close their two Montgomery County stores by spring, according to the Store Reporter. Markdowns are already in progress at the Rockville Pike and Rio stores. The […]

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January 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Man Killed Crossing Rockville Pike was Special Olympics Athlete

Brett Badin, who was fatally struck by a vehicle on Rockville Pike on the night of Jan. 16, was a Special Olympics Montgomery County (SOMO) athlete.  The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) said the Rockville man was struck while trying to cross Rockville Pike near Wootton Parkway. Badin, 32, was a long-time bowling athlete, according […]

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January 17, 2020 | Cindy Peña

Elrich Reacts to Third Pedestrian Fatality in 2020

Only two weeks into the new year and already three people have died in pedestrian-related collisions on Montgomery County roads. The latest happened on Rockville Pike, near Wootton Parkway, around 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 16. This incident came 24 hours after a pedestrian was hit and killed on Rockville Pike Wednesday night. These pedestrian […]

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