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A Comeback for the American Chestnut?

On an early fall day, orange spray can in hand, Bruce Levine weaves his way through an orchard of American chestnut trees in Sunshine,...

Montgomery County financial specialist Miguel Villegas tells how to plan for a comfortable ride

By Raquel Alfaro Do you find yourself daydreaming of retiring to a beach? Or maybe you hope to travel the world. But before you buy...

A Conference With the Secretary of Defense

Story by David Mark | Photos by David Stuck Many Montgomery County residents of a certain age — and those around Maryland and the broader...

Hyperlocal Historians

Shaun Curtis is crazy about Gaithersburg, every inch of it. “It’s where I was born and grew up,” he said, with memories of summer camp...

Your Choice, Your Winners

Montgomery Magazine’s 2022 Readers’ Choice award recipients are the local businesses that have earned your vote as the best at what they do in...

Small Town Guy

Sidney Katz, former mayor of Gaithersburg, current member of the Montgomery County Council, was born in Gaithersburg when it was largely rural. Now 72,...

Cartoonist Leila Cabib’s craft is to tell a joke without using words

The cartoonist’s job entails more than just eliciting a chuckle at a humorous punchline. The best cartoonists are not only — or merely —...

Silver Spring is the epicenter of a thriving Ethiopian diaspora

On most mornings you’ll find Abeba Tsegaye behind the counter at Kefa Café on Bonifant Street, serving a local clientele. After college in Ohio,...

Erika Alexander: Marriott’s chief global officer

Having worked for Marriott International for 33 years, Erika Alexander, the hospitality company’s chief global officer, Global Operations, has been with the company for...

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...