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May 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Founder of Moby Dick House of Kabobs Dies

Mike Daryoush, president and founder of Moby Dick House of Kabobs, died at 66 of heart failure on May 9. Daryoush, an Iranian immigrant, originally opened Moby’s Luncheonette in 1989 in Bethesda, but the restaurant struggled. Eventually, Daryoush built a traditional clay oven similar to one he used in Iran, to bake fresh pita. He […]

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February 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

After 30 Years in DC, WTOP Makes Big Move to Chevy Chase

WTOP has moved its famous “Glass-Enclosed Nerve Center” to 5254 Wisconsin Avenue in Chevy Chase. Washington’s Top News officially joined the Montgomery County family Sunday night, after it held its first live broadcast at its new location, with 30,000 square feet of office space. For 30 years, WTOP was located on Idaho Avenue in Washington D.C., […]

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June 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Leventhal Fields Questions at Weekly Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal met with reporters on Monday to discuss several key items that will be facing the County Council and its respective committees in the near future. Leventhal began the discussion with his impressions of the new Silver Spring Library that opened on Saturday. He described it as the nicest library […]

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May 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Council President George Leventhal’s May 11th News Briefing (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal met with reporters at his weekly briefing in Rockville today. Leventhal discussed a variety of topics, including the latest on the budget. “We are going to get to the revenue discussion on Wednesday,” Leventhal said.  “And, we will make the big decisions by Thursday.” Other topics discussed included body […]

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May 5, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Council President Craig Rice Briefing (Photos & Video)

Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice held his weekly briefing with the media on May 5 to discuss a variety of topics including the Council’s latest budget deliberations, the Silver Spring Transit Center, school resource officers, safety at Northwest High School, school bus cameras and more. You can watch the briefing in its entirety here:

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September 18, 2012 | Staff Writer

Mark Plotkin Out At WTOP

“Montgomery Week In Review” host Don Mooers talks with Stuart Rosenthal, of the Beacon, about the recent departure of Mark Plotkin from WTOP radio and how age often equates with expertise. Plotkin will be the keynote speaker at the Breacon’s 50+ Expo at White Flint Mall on Sunday October 14, from noon to 4pm. Visit […]

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