June 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Westside at Shady Grove Community Features Green Streets (VIDEO)

When you walk thru the new Westside at Shady Grove Metro community off Crabbs Branch Way and Shady Grove Road in Rockville, one of the first things you will notice is that the street trees are planted in concrete boxes along with other specialty plants. Developer McLean Quinn, vice president of land acquisition and development […]

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March 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

Council in Brief (VIDEO)

Susan Kenedy hosts the latest episode of Council in Brief, which includes reports on the Bethesda Downtown Plan, food security and the urban agriculture tax credit bill. Got five minutes? You can watch the show in its entirety, below:  

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January 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Ranked in Top 100 Best Cities for New Grads

The city of Gaithersburg is one of the best cities to live for new college graduates, according to a new report. The careers and personal finance website, GoodCall.com, ranks the city of Gaithersburg at 89 on the Best Cities for Grads 2017 list. Also, making the top 100 list from the Washington region is Frederick, […]

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February 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Jennifer Toole Headlines Planning Department’s Speakers Series, Her Topic is Cycling (VIDEO)

Jennifer Toole headlined the Planning Department’s Winter Speaker Series this month. Bridget Schwiesow has a recap. The next Speaker Series event takes place on Wednesday, March 16 at 6 p.m. at the Planning Department’s auditorium, 8787 Georgia Avenue, in Silver Spring. Transportation planner Jeffrey Tumlin, principal and director of strategy for San Francisco-based Nelson/Nygaard, will […]

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October 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Artists Transform Blank Wall into Abstract Mural along Arlington Road in Bethesda (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

There is a new abstract mural to check out along Arlington Road in Bethesda. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke recently talked to the artists who helped transform the blank retaining wall into a colorful work of art. You can find out more about the artists, here.

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October 10, 2014 | Staff Writer

Shades of Green: Free Trees Program

The Montgomery County Planning Department is offering free trees to qualifying property owners in certain urban districts of Montgomery County. The Shades of Green program, which was launched in 2012 as a pilot program, is now expanding to some additional areas of the county that have a high level of impervious surface in an effort […]

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September 28, 2012 | Staff Writer

“It’s Kind of a Bloodbath in Here” (Video)

The Warehouse:Project 4.1 opens on Sept. 28 in Rockville. The key attraction is zombies. If you are planning to stop by, prepare to be terrified. The haunted house features a cubicle maze that’s been terrorized by these zombies. You can find out more in this video clip. For more info: visit www.hallowinc.com.

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September 28, 2012 | Staff Writer

Body Bag Room (Video)

The area’s newest urban haunted house opens tonight in Rockville. Co-owner Justin Watson gives MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke an exclusive tour of the house’s body bag room.  It’ll be a lot darker tonight and there will be zombies.  Take a look, if you dare. For more info:  visit www.hallowinc.com

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