Montgomery County plugs in its EV future Then & Now Salon for the naturally curly takes root in Gaithersburg Paris delights in the heart of Wheaton Silver Spring pond hosts human guests as well as flying fowl

Montgomery County plugs in its EV future

On Earth Day weekend, Brookside Gardens hosted its largest GreenFest ever, attracting more than 5,000 people to Montgomery County’s 7th annual environmental festival, a collaboration among local government, business, nonprofit and university partners. Weaving through...

Then & Now

WHEELS AND DEALS Beginning around 1915, Reed Brothers Dodge operated a Gulf service station in the triangle bordered by Rockville Pike and Veirs Mill Road. (The photo above is from the 1940s.) In the 1960s,...

Salon for the naturally curly takes root in Gaithersburg

  My curls come naturally. They are a barometer of the weather. They corkscrew when it’s humid and relax to wavy when it’s cool and dry, which is almost never in the summer. As a...

Paris delights in the heart of Wheaton

When Oscar Trujillo was a teenager, he took a part-time job cleaning tables and floors in a Harlem bakery. La Tropezienne, founded by the late baker and pastry chef Roger Bransol in 1989, was...

Silver Spring pond hosts human guests as well as flying fowl

In the short time that Mary Beth Millstein has had to enjoy the new duck pond on her Silver Spring property, she’s hosted several social celebrations. “We’ve had a Mother’s Day celebration, we’ve had a...

Odessa Davis brings home cooking to a kitchen near you

When baking her much beloved oatmeal and chocolate chip cookies, caterer Odessa Davis follows specific steps to get them just right. “Butter has to be room temperature, and you’ve got to whip it, whip it...
Bram Weinstein. Photo by David Stuck

Q & A Bram Weinstein

Interview by Andy Gotlieb | Photo by David Stuck Notice the leaves starting to change? Feel the nip in the air? Of course you do. And just as surely that you’re ready to switch into...

Look for the union Venti

  Employees of a Starbucks location on Georgia Avenue in Olney have voted to unionize, the first Starbucks location to do so in Montgomery County., Bethesda Magazine reported. Workers voted 9 to 4 in favor of...

Nike Unite

Nike Unite has announced it will open a new store this year in Silver Spring, Montgomery Community Media reported. Formerly the site of a DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, the store is expected to feature...

8 things you might not know your dentist is doing in your mouth

It’s no secret that your dentist works to keep your teeth clean during a routine checkup, but that’s far from the only thing they do when gazing into a patient’s mouth. Here are eight...

Warby Parker comes to Pike & Rose

Warby Parker, purveyors of prescription eyewear,  opened its doors on July 10 at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda, reported storereporter.com. Situated between the Summer House Santa Monica restaurant and the Call Your Mother...

Pets and Pests

By Danielle Deaver Whether you walk a dog every day, take your binoculars out on walks for birdwatching or spend a lot of time trying to save your lettuce from bunnies, humans interact with animals...