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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...

Robin Frazier Anderson’s Famous Lemon Pound Cake recipe

Chef Robin Frazier Anderson of Gaithersburg's Love and Confections Bakery is known for her custom cakes, but the baker can also make a tasty...

Gaithersburg’s RIO gets socially savvy with new digital lounge

Want to increase your Instagram following, learn the latest Tiktok trends, or take the flashiest pictures for your Facebook ? Then look no further...

Locally Crafted

Situated in the Rio shopping center, Locally Crafted specializes in handmade products by local artisans. The female-owned shop supports local artists and small businesses,...

As gallery director, Rula Jones wants to grow Blackrock’s visual arts program

Rula Jones has been an artist since childhood. Growing up in Texas, London and Virginia, one thing stayed the same no matter where she...

Colorful Connections

The owners of this newly constructed home in the heart of Chevy Chase wanted a fun, approachable and feel-good living space for their family....