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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...

Games Without Frontiers

Story and photos by Susan C. Ingram The tidy, unassuming midcentury split-level on a gently winding lane in Kemp Mill Estates sold last spring, the...

2022 Summer Fun Guide

By Rachel Kohn The trees are an explosion of green, the flowers are blooming, and school is almost out: all signs that summer is nigh...
Melissa Mollet

Melissa Mollet leaves the traffic behind

Born in Gaithersburg when it was “a slower version of what it is now,” Melissa Mollet is known as morning traffic reporter on NBC4....