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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...

Where everybody knows somebody’s name

Photos by David Stuck Dig into a plate of chicken and waffles at Tom and Ray’s in Damascus and you’ll notice that almost every other...

Our Cool House

All houses have stories. Ours is central air. The HVAC system caught our eye on the walk-through in 1986 because, well, it was huge....
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....

Juliet Glasser: What do people look like when they’re alone?

Juliet Glasser, of Silver Spring, has been into art forever. The 18 year old who spent her high school years at the Visual Arts...

Carving Colin and the Brookside chainsaw commission

Countless people find themselves in jobs they don’t love. Olney resident Colin Vale was one of them. Early in his career as a computer...

Then + Now — Sales of Future Past

The Jetsons-era sign for Congressional Plaza on Rockville Pike, seen here in the 1960s, signaled to Space Age consumers the proximity of Peoples Drug...

Senior Move Managers take the fear out of vacating old haunts

By Susan C. Ingram Anna Novak enjoyed her job as a real estate agent, but after a few years she realized what she loved most...

Will the Cider Barrel ever reopen?

While hard cider has become a popular drink in recent times, the most famous soft cider spot in the county is dry and getting...

Meet Montgomery County’s Youth Poet Laureate

At age 13, Elana Ernst is the Washington area’s youngest Youth Poet Laureate finalist. She was selected Montgomery County Youth Poet Laureate 2022 by...