valentine’s day

February 12, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Cupid’s Undie Run Forced to Change… But Just Barely

A Valentine’s Day tradition, where thousands of people shed their pants and run for a good cause, will now be virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cupid’s Undie Run, which usually hosts large crowds in major cities around the country, is opting for a socially distanced version of the event in 2021. View this post […]

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February 14, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Melania Trump Celebrates Valentine’s Day at The Children’s Inn at NIH

First Lady Melania Trump celebrated Valentine’s Day in Bethesda at The Children’s Inn at NIH. It’s the third consecutive year Trump has spent the holiday meeting with children undergoing clinical treatments for serious illnesses and rare diseases at The Inn. Trump was greeted at The Inn by 11-year-old Lucy Wiese, of Midlothian, Va., who was […]

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February 14, 2020 | Ryan Donovan

Suspect in Custody After Fatal Stabbing in Rockville

Montgomery County Police Department has a suspect in custody after the fatal stabbing that occurred on Thursday. The police department received a call regarding a disturbance on the 400 block of W. Montgomery Avenue at 11:16 pm on Thursday. The victim, an adult male, succumbed to his injuries in a hospital. The suspect in custody […]

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February 13, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Melania Trump to Visit The Children’s Inn at NIH on Valentine’s Day

First Lady Melania Trump will visit The Children’s Inn at NIH in Bethesda on Friday for Valentine’s Day. The Inn serves as “a place like home” for children with serious illnesses and rare diseases. Families from around the world stay at The Inn to participate in clinical trials at the National Institutes of Health. It’s […]

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February 14, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Find Your Purr-fect Valentine at the Montgomery County Humane Society

During this season of love, 30 cats will have their adoption fees waived thanks to a generous sponsor. This is a part of the 5th Annual Bill Beckner Cat Adoption Campaign at the Montgomery County Humane Society. The campaign started on February 1st and will run through the end of the month.      

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February 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

At Home With David and Mikel Blair: a Special Valentine’s Day Feature

Montgomery Community Media is featuring power couple David and Mikel Blair at home with their family for Valentine’s Day. David, 49, is the chairman of Accountable Health Inc. and a former candidate for Montgomery County Executive. Mikel, 40, is the founder and CEO of Badlands Playspace. The Blairs were kind enough to open up their […]

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February 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Wednesday, Feb. 14, in Montgomery County

Happy  Valentine’s Day! Here’s five things you need to know for Wednesday, Feb. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery Food Council: Montgomery County’s Food Council will hold its environmental impact working group meeting. Learn more here. 2. Council At-Large Forum: The Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors will hold its final forum for Montgomery County Council At-large candidates. […]

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February 13, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Florists at Potomac Petals and Plants Are Getting Ready for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just days away and according to the National Retail Federation, consumers in the U.S. are expected to spend $ 19.6 billion this year—up from $18 billion in 2017. Florists at Potomac Petals and Plants are getting ready. “The best way I can describe the traffic is to show you the cooler,” Nancy […]

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February 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

A Reminder from Pepco on Valentine’s Day about Foil Balloons

Pepco officials are reminding residents to hold onto their foil-coated or metallic balloons when outdoors this Valentine’s Day. According to a Pepco news release,  these free flying balloons result in power outages impacting thousands of customers each year. When foil-coated balloons contact a power line or other electric equipment, their metallic properties can cause a […]

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February 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 14, in Montgomery County

Happy Valentine’s Day! Here are five things to know today, Feb. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council meets today in Rockville. On its agenda are a discussion on preventing hate crimes and a follow-up on the county’s response to the Aug. 10 Silver Spring apartment fire. 2. The county Board of Education […]

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