People + Places

Glenstone Museum Donates Hundreds of Meals to Community Organizations

Although Glenstone Museum had to temporarily close its doors in November, the hardworking staff has found a new way to serve the community by...
White's Ferry Ceases Operations Across the Potomac

White’s Ferry Ceases Operations Across the Potomac

In operation for more than 200 years, the last of the Potomac River ferries has been forced to close after a long legal battle.
Jamie Blicher of Glitter Enthusiast - Montgomery Magazine

How This Local Artist Found Inspiration While Struggling With Infertility

Jamie Blicher's difficult journey to motherhood has taken her through a unique artistic awakening

Wheaton Arts Parade Now Accepting Submissions for 2021 Poster Contest

The art gallery invites Montgomery County students to design a poster for the 5th Annual Wheaton Arts Parade & Festival.
Kai Koblentz Scholastic Kids Press Reporter

Chevy Chase Eighth Grader Named Scholastic Kids Press Reporter

Kai Koblentz of Silver Creek Middle School is one of 45 students chosen to cover "news for kids, by kids" during the 2020-2021 academic year.
City Bonfires was started by two Rockville neighbors

Rockville Neighbors Find Purpose During the Pandemic Making and Selling Mini Bonfires

City Bonfires sells portable fire pits perfect for roasting marshmallows and adding ambiance to outdoor hangouts.
Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg at her public art installation at RFK Stadium

Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg: Exploring Social Issues Through Art

The Bethesda-based visual artist's recent public art installation paid tribute to those who have died from COVID-19.
Dominique Dawes opens a new gymnastics studio in Clarksburg

Olympic Gold Medalist Dominique Dawes Continues to Inspire Young Gymnasts

In the midst of the pandemic, the three-time Olympian and MoCo native opened Dominique Dawes Gymnastics & Ninja Academy in Clarksburg.
Melissa Shear of CheezMD makes cheese and charcuterie boards in Bethesda

Melissa Shear of CheezMD: Building a Charcuterie Board Business During the Pandemic

“I’m not like Edible Arrangements. No one board is the same as the next."
Montgomery County Muslim Foundation runs a food bank for the community

Montgomery County Muslim Foundation Serves the Community in the Spirit of Islam

Since 2009, the nonprofit organization has been doing charitable work in the community, and its efforts only increased when the pandemic hit.