May 3, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Carousel at Glen Echo Park Reopens for First Time Since 2019

The Dentzel Carousel at Glen Echo Park reopened May 1 for its 100th anniversary season. The ride was installed in 1921; it’s one of the few working antique carousels in the U.S. in its original location. It closed for repairs in 2019 and then stayed closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For now, the carousel […]

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March 20, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Montgomery Parks Limits Gatherings to Maximum of Ten

To insure public safety from the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), Montgomery Parks is limiting gatherings to a maximum of ten people. Although parks will remain open, indoor facilities are closed through April 30. A post on the Montgomery Parks website said: “going for a hike or bike ride, shooting baskets on an otherwise empty court, and […]

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August 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Flooding in Rock Creek Regional Park, Hikers Urged to Use Caution (PHOTOS)

Montgomery Parks officials are warning hikers at Rock Creek Regional Park to use caution because some trails and pedestrian bridges are still flooded following last week’s heavy rains. The banks of Lake Needwood were overflowing with water on Monday afternoon and a couple of park visitors told MyMCMedia they had never seen the lake water […]

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April 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Picture Perfect Weekend at Brookside Gardens (PHOTOS)

It was a busy weekend at Brookside Gardens, where thousands of visitors stopped by to take photographs of the spring flowers and gardens. Parks Spokesperson Melissa Chotiner said the information desk counted about 1,837 people on Easter Sunday and she said the actual number was probably double that because the staff only counts from 9 […]

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March 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

City Staff Meets with Prospective Buyer of Kentlands Market Square

Some members of Gaithersburg’s planning staff recently met with a prospective purchaser of Kentlands Market Square, according to a city official. Gaithersburg Planning and Code Administration Director John Schlichting said the prospective buyer signed a Letter of Intent with the current owner, Beatty Management Company, on March 16th, “which began a 30-day due diligence period.” […]

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April 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Black Hill Regional Park (VIDEO)

Local leaders helped cut the ribbon for the new Visitor Center at Black Hill Regional Park this past Saturday in Boyds. In addition to the updated Visitor Center, you should check out the new children’s corner, Earth Bench – the first in Maryland- and the new water trail -the first in Montgomery County- on site. […]

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