People + Places

Strike Up the Band

Strike Up the Band

It’s not surprising that Jason K. Fettig makes a living as a professional musician. Nor is it terribly surprising that he is the member...
Woodley Gardens Pool in Rockville

Saving Woodley Gardens Pool

After a devastating fire, Rockville residents rally to reopen their 60-year-old neighborhood pool.
SkySquad CEO Julie Melnick

Local Mom Making Air Travel Less Stressful for Families and Seniors

Julie Melnick of Bethesda founded SkySquad, an airport concierge service, to help other parents like herself.
"Awake to Racism" by Joann Malone of Takoma Park

Takoma Park Author Reflects on 60 Years of Activism in New Memoir

Joann Malone, a former nun, wrote "Awake to Racism" during the pandemic.
Josiah Henson Museum in Bethesda

New Museum Tells Story of Former Slave and Freedom Fighter Rev. Josiah Henson

Josiah Henson Museum and Parks in Bethesda on the site of the former plantation where Henson was enslaved.
Celebrate Pride With Councilmember Evan Glass

Celebrate Pride Month With Councilmember Evan Glass

The month-long series of events across Montgomery County includes a dog social, author talk and drag brunch.
Ashley Nee kayaker

Against the Current

Olympic kayaker Ashley Nee of Darnestown discovers that being great isn’t always good enough.
Rockville High School Student Wins Gaithersburg Book Festival High School Poetry Contest

Rockville High School Student Wins Gaithersburg Book Festival Poetry Contest

Montgomery County students sweep annual poetry competition.
rebuilding together montgomery county

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Rebuilding Together Montgomery County preserves affordable homeownership by providing critical home repairs.
Amaranth Acres CSA

Meet a CSA: Amaranth Acres in Dickerson

Owned and operated by Indhu Balasubramaniam, the 5-year-old farm grows a mix of American and Asian produce.