sustainability

June 18, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Clove and Cedar Coffeebar Brings New Aroma to Bethesda

Cedar and Clove Coffeebar opened in Woodmont Triangle on Saturday, June 8. Owner and Bethesda native, Janet Forlini, had been thinking of opening a coffee shop of her own for about two years, but it took a lot of preparation to get there. “While researching specialty coffee I learned that people appreciate quality.” said Forlini. […]

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September 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park Unveils Solar Streetlights

City of Takoma Park officials unveiled two solar streetlights installed outside of the city’s community center early Thursday. In a partnership with UNO, a South Korean Business and the Korean Institute for Civil Engineering and Building Technology, the city will test the lights for a pilot program. “It’s wonderful to work for a community that […]

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September 21, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

A Daring Design Distinguishes the New Museum on the Mall (Photos)

Architectural talents from four design firms came together to create the stunning structure that now stands on the National Mall. The Freelon Adjaye Bond/Smith Group chose to create an exterior for the National Museum of African American History & Culture that is neither granite nor stone. Lead designer David Adjaye developed a design for the […]

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September 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Solar Power in Maryland (VIDEO)

According to a new report, the state of Maryland ranks number 12 in the nation for total solar power capacity per person. Susan Kenedy reports. You can read the report, here. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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April 23, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Welcome to WaterShed (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

On Earth Day, Pepco opened its WaterShed Sustainability Center— an award-winning, energy efficient house that includes interactive displays to educate visitors with energy saving ideas for their own homes. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports: You can tour the Watershed House from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday – Friday at 201 West Gude Drive in Rockville. […]

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January 31, 2014 | Staff Writer

Councilmember Berliner Proposes Green Bills (Video)

Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner is known as being an advocate for the environment, having sponsored a host of measures aimed at protection. This week, he has taken another step in that mission by introducing a package of bills that address climate change. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view […]

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January 27, 2014 | Staff Writer

Berliner Prepares to Introduce Energy Bills

Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 27, will be joined by representatives of national and local environmental groups, renewable and energy efficiency company executives, the County’s director of the Department of Environmental Protection and many of his colleagues as he prepares the following day to introduce a package of 13 […]

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January 12, 2014 | Sonya Burke

County Executive’s Budget Forum (Photos & Video)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett held his first budget hearing of the new year on Jan. 6 at the BlackRock Center for the Arts on what may have been the coldest night of the year. Despite the cold temperatures outside, MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports that dozens of residents turned out to ask questions and to […]

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September 22, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Bethesda Green Gala (Video)

Bethesda Green is celebrating its fifth anniversary and will celebrate at a gala on Oct. 3 at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club. Find out more about Bethesda Green and the upcoming gala in this MyMCMedia extra: For more on Bethesda Green: http://www.bethesdagreen.org/

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