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October 5, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Mandalay Restaurant in Silver Spring Closes Oct. 31

After two decades in Silver Spring, Mandalay Restaurant announced the “end of an era.” The Burmese restaurant’s last day serving customers on Bonifant Street is Oct. 31. The family-owned restaurant intends to open at a few locations in Washington, D.C. It expects to open soon at 2000 Pennsylvania Ave. NW with an eatery similar to […]

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August 2, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Hola Montgomery El Podcast – René Pedraza del Prado Revive la Poesía de su Madre Cubana

En el episodio #43 de Hola Montgomery El Podcast, René Pedraza del Prado, hijo de la reconocida poeta cubana Pura del Prado, y residente del condado de Montgomery, abre su corazón sobre la situación política actual en Cuba, revive el legado de su madre, declama algunos de sus poemas, y cuenta cómo con uno de […]

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July 23, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Hijo de Poeta Cubana Pura del Prado Revive la Poesía de su Madre en Medio de la Crisis Política

René Pedraza del Prado, hijo de la poeta cubana laureada Pura del Prado, nos cuenta sobre la vida y legado de su madre, conocida como la poeta de la revolución, y lo que significa para él y sus familiares la coyuntura política en la isla y en EE.UU. marcada por protestas contra el régimen y […]

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July 13, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Washington Monument to Reopen July 14

After a six-month closure, the Washington Monument will reopen to visitors on Wednesday at 9 a.m. The monument will be open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors are required to wear masks inside the monument, regardless of vaccination status. Visitors must obtain a ticket for the Washington Monument which will […]

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May 21, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Cicadas Emerge as Temperatures Warm: ‘They Just Don’t Look Like Anything Else That We Have’

Brood X cicadas are emerging as temperatures warm. Full emergence in the Washington region is starting, Capital Weather Gang reported. MyMCM visited Lake Needwood in Derwood to speak with park-goers about their experiences with the cicadas so far this cycle. They emerge when soil temperatures hit 64 degrees Fahrenheit. After the millions of creatures die […]

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April 28, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

County Council Passes Second Resolution in Support of D.C. Statehood

The Montgomery County Council passed a resolution on Tuesday in support of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ (MWCOG) latest resolution calling for statehood for the District of Columbia. The resolution was first introduced on April 20. The county had originally expressed its formal support for D.C. statehood in February with a resolution spearheaded by […]

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April 26, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Seven Museums to Reopen in May

The Smithsonian announced Friday that it will be reopening seven of its museums along with the National Zoo starting early May, a long-awaited and eagerly anticipated decision since the closing of all of its facilities in November 2020 due to COVID-19. The first facility to reopen will be the National Air and Space Museum’s Steven […]

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April 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Local Leaders Express Condolences for Officer Killed Outside U.S. Capitol

State and local leaders have taken to social media to express condolences for U.S. Capitol Police Officer William “Billy” Evans who was killed when a man in a car rammed into a police barricade. The incident took place shortly after 1 p.m. outside the U.S. Capitol on Constitution Avenue. Evans succumbed to his injuries and […]

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March 10, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Four Suspects Charged with Multiple Carjackings, Robberies

Four people were arrested and charged with multiple armed carjackings and robberies in Silver Spring and the surrounding area. Jeremiah Cox, 17, Elijah Day-Quan Greene-Parker, 18, Antonio Daylos Myles, 21, and Rashaun Onley, 21 were charged with multiple incidents that occurred in January and February. All four suspects are from Washington, D.C. and are being […]

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March 2, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Anuncian Fechas Proyectadas para ver los Cerezos en Flor

El lunes, el Servicio de Parques Nacionales (NPS) anunció que están proyectando este año el punto máximo de los cerezos en flor en su esplendor entre el 2 de abril y el 5 de abril, en Tidal Basin en Washington. D.C. Según el sitio web oficial de Cherry Blossom Watch, el esperado desfile anual del […]

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