In this Issue

Grace Rivera-Oven: achieving food security for people without cars

Lifelong Montgomery County resident Grace Rivera-Oven doesn’t just wear many hats. She wears a cape. As executive director of the Upcounty Consolidation Hub, in...

Round House Theatre’s National Capital New Play Festival runs April 5 through May 8

Beloved for producing works of the American canon, in recent years Round House Theatre artistic director Ryan Rilette has been on a quest for...

Landscaper Dale Moyers leads the way through the early spring garden.

By Ellen Braunstein A spring clean-up is a necessary first step toward preparing your gardens and lawn for a healthy growing season. We asked Rockville-based...

Building on History: Anita Neal Powell shines a light on the county’s historic Black...

By Susan Ingram Since 1977, Anita Neal Powell, founder of the Lincoln Park Historical Foundation, has been laser-focused on bringing Montgomery County’s historic Black communities...

A tale of two segregated communities: ‘Finding Fellowship’ reveals how a racial divide was...

Sometimes history is hidden in plain sight. Just ask lawyer, and now documentary co-producer, Jason Green. He uncovered his family’s deep roots in a now-lost...

Designer breathes fresh air into 1990s Gaithersburg home

  By Susan C. Ingram The “before” pictures taken for designer Sharifa Wellman’s latest design/build project might beg the question, “What’s the problem?” The kitchen and...
Donuts for Dinner

Donuts for Dinner covers the classics

Photos by David Stuck Oct. 17, 2020, was an unusually auspicious Saturday for a picnic and live music. In the afternoon, the parking lot at...

A taste of Ireland in Wheaton

There’s no need to cross the Atlantic for an authentic Irish pub experience. The Limerick Pub in the heart of downtown Wheaton will satisfy...

Practice makes music

By Ellen Braunstein Diane Downs’ family never made music lessons a priority when she was young and, for a time, homeless. It was only when...

6 reasons the housing market is coming in like a lion

The last year saw a home-buying frenzy. What can buyers and sellers expect this spring and summer? Montgomery County-based realtor Flo Williams has six...