In this Issue

Overcoming the “Holiday Blues”

The holiday season is often associated with joy, love and celebration. However, for many us, it can also bring feelings of sadness, loneliness and...

Reading in a Winter Wonderland

To some, winter’s not a season but a “celebration.” Some even call it “The most wonderful time of the year.” To be fair, those...

Theater for Children Opens Doors to the Imagination

When Joanne Seelig Lamparter was a 16-year-old at Churchill High School in Potomac, she sought an educational and community experience that her public high...

It Happened By Happenstance

In 2005, when Sabrina Mandell met Mark Jaster in a physical theater class, an artistic partnership was born. Mandell had lived a peripatetic life....

Responding to Antisemitism in Montgomery County Public Schools

The recent antisemitic incidents at Montgomery County Public Schools started long before the Oct. 7 Hamas terrorist attacks in Israel. Swastikas and words of hate...

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,...

Africa and Jamaica inspire self-taught Leslie Anne Hansley

Ask Leslie Anne Hansley about her life and her art — she’s a self-taught painter — and she replies, “I’m a lucky person. A...

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...

Stare, but don’t wear

Fed up with fast fashion? Kickz sneaker boutique, newly opened at Westfield Montgomery Mall, offers rare and athletic shoes, T-shirts and team jerseys, according...

Charge your Tesla, eat more chicken

In a development that electric car owners who like chicken are sure to crow over, Royal Farms in Gaithersburg is opening a Tesla Supercharging...