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May 4, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Dawson’s Market to Distribute 500 Free Meals for Families Hurt by COVID-19

Dawson’s Market, a Rockville grocery store, will be distributing 500 free meals to families facing economic hardship due to the COVID-19 health crisis on Tuesday. Each meal distributed will be able to feed two adults and two children, and will include meat options, vegetables, pasta, and cookies. Meals will be distributed in a no-contact, curbside […]

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March 2, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Gordon Biersch in Rockville Closes

Gordon Biersch restaurant and brewery in Rockville has closed permanently. As of Monday morning, signs hung in the doors and windows of the Rockville Town Square establishment announcing the closing. At 9 a.m. on Monday, managers and employees were gathered inside to meet. In a statement sent to MyMCMedia, Josh Kern, Chief Experience Officer for […]

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January 31, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Artist Jean Kim Was Inspired by Car Parts after a Serious Accident

Jean Jinho Kim is a Korean-American artist, whose exhibition “The Big Leap” is on display until April 19 at the 355 Pod Space in Rockville Town Square. Kim said she was inspired by utilitarian materials like car parts and downspouts after she had a serious car accident and saw perfectly good parts strewn around a […]

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January 28, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Bar Louie Closes in Wheaton, Rockville After Bankruptcy Announcement

Bar Louie’s Rockville and Wheaton locations are among the chain’s 38 locations to close over the weekend. A statement released by Bar Louie on Monday confirmed that the organization has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and said it was closing  “underperforming locations to strengthen its operational and financial position.” Tom Fricke, CEO of Bar […]

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October 3, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Your Guide to Some of MoCo’s Best Oktoberfest Events

Every fall, the annual German beer festival brings Oktoberfest to life. The 186th Oktoberfest celebration is an autumn tradition not to be missed. The annual celebration held in Munich, Germany celebrates beer, German cuisine, and Bavarian culture. Festivities usually kick off in late September and continue through mid-October.   Montgomery County’s breweries create German-inspired suds and throw street festivals, […]

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September 23, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Montgomery County’s 10th Annual Fighting Against Blindness Vision Walk

Montgomery County celebrated its 10th annual 5k VisionWalk for the fight against blindness at the Rockville Town Square Plaza on Sunday.   The Foundation Fighting Blindness hosted the run along with several games, activities and entertainment. Many of the walkers who attended were visually impaired and walked with the support of their friends and family to guide […]

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September 19, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Report: Rockville’s Problem Is Too Much Retail Space

Rockville has too much retail space for the number of residents the Town Center serves, and the city should consider more housing to ensure an adequate customer base, according to a report issued Thursday. The report, conducted in conjunction with the Urban Land Institute, also suggested the Town Square library site might be better suited […]

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August 28, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Asian BBQ Restaurant Opening Sunday at Rockville Town Square

A new barbecue restaurant is scheduled to open Sunday, Sept. 1, in Rockville Town Square. Friendship BBQ, at 33 E Maryland Ave., is a fast-casual Asian BBQ restaurant with skewered meats and seafoods using wood imported from the Xinjiang region of China giving it a unique flavor. Owner James Du brought the concept from New […]

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July 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 12 in Montgomery County

We’ve finally made it to Friday! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, July 12. 1.  Brookside Gardens Turns 50: It’s official — Brookside Gardens has been around for half a century. Join Montgomery Parks in celebrating Brookside Gardens’s fiftieth anniversary today at 9:30 a.m. at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton. For five […]

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July 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 10 in Montgomery County

We’ve reached this week’s halfway point! It’s Wednesday, July 10, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Community Conversation on Racial Equity, Social Justice: Tonight at 7 p.m., Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is teaming up with Council President Nancy Navarro to host another Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social […]

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