People + Places

Remembering 9/11

Twenty Years Later, Remembering 9/11

Ahead of the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, Montgomery County residents share their memories of that life-changing day.
Rick Yount of Warrior Canine Connection

A Veteran’s Best Friend

Warrior Canine Connection’s service-dog-training program helps veterans cope with post-deployment challenges.
Co-founder Emőke Gaidosch is Fulfillery’s in-house chemist.

Sustainable Shopping

Fullfillery in Takoma Park makes zero-waste living accessible to the D.C. area.
Starting a Movement

Starting a Movement

In a small studio in North Bethesda, 19-year-old Sam Alberts dances passionately on stage as he leads kids and adults through a challenging choreographed...
Joseph Bostic Jr. MCPS Teacher of the Year

Teaching Beyond the Classroom

Former engineer Joseph Bostic Jr., a math content specialist at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School, named MCPS Teacher of the Year.
Strike Up the Band

Strike Up the Band

This Takoma Park musician talks about his experience as the 28th director of "The President's Own" United States Marching Band.
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.