md: Registration Open for Fall Recreation Classes, Gaithersburg, MD - 08/15/19 07:43 AM
Registration Open for Fall Recreation Classes, Gaithersburg, MD
 
Registration is now open for dozens of classes designed to activate both your body and your brain. Try your hand at Yoga or meditation. Cook Thai food. Play pickleball. Learn to paint. Participate in Bellyrobics dance. Design video games. Explore all the offerings in the fall Go! Gaithersburg recreation guide. It's available online and at all City facilities. Registration is fast and easy. Click here to get started.
 
This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement.
 
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md: JC Penney has Closed their Lakeforest Mall Store in Gaithersburg, MD - 07/17/19 08:00 AM
JC Penney has Closed their Lakeforest Mall Store in Gaithersburg, MD
 
The JC Penney department store at the Lakeforest mall has closed, laying off 113 employees. The store closed on July 5, 2019.
The Lakeforest Mall area is the subject of a potential major redevelopment effort.
 
 
 
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md: Carbon Monoxide Alarm Requirements in Montgomery County, MD - 07/02/19 08:40 AM
Carbon Monoxide Alarm Requirements in Montgomery County, MDResidents living in a single-unit, two-unit, and townhouse unit with a building permit issued before Jan. 1, 2008 must install a carbon monoxide alarm or detector.
The owner of each unit containing a fuel burning appliance or an attached garage must install the device in a central location outside of each bedroom. The carbon monoxide alarms or detectors must also be installed on every occupiable level — including basements and excluding attics and crawl spaces.
If the State Fire Marshal or local investigators find that the unit does not have the required detectors, the owner will … (12 comments)

md: "Kids Ride Free" Program Begins on Monday in Montgomery County, MD - 06/24/19 01:29 PM
"Kids Ride Free" Program Begins on Monday in Montgomery County, MD
 
Taking the bus around Montgomery County, Maryland  is about to get a whole lot easier for kids and teens.
Starting July 1, all children under the age of 18 will be able to take Ride On and 24 Metrobus routes for free. It's all covered under the "Kids Ride Free" program.
 
Peony, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA
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md: Pizza Night at Inferno Pizzeria Napoletana, Darnestown, MD - 06/24/19 08:34 AM
Pizza Night at Inferno Pizzeria Napoletana, Darnestown, MD
 
For our pizza night, we decided to visit Inferno Pizzeria Napoletana, the preeminent pizzeria in the Metro Area of Washington, DC. Fortunately, the location is near our home in Kentlands. We were delighted with the pizzas and the service was excellent. Click on the link to learn more about this restaurant.
I do advise you to go for an early dinner since this is a small restaurant with limited seating.  They open at 5 p.m. on Wednesday through Sunday. They are closed on Monday and Tuesday. If it is your first visit, you may wish … (22 comments)

md: "Summer Sipping" Wine Festival at Finewine.com in Gaithersburg, MD - 06/14/19 12:04 PM
"Summer Sipping" Wine Festival  at Finewine.com in Gaithersburg, MD
 
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Noon - 4:30 p.m. - 16 wines to taste!
Summer officially begins on the 21st of June, and we're celebrating with 16 summer sippers and grill-friendly wines at our Annual "Summer Sipping" Festival on Saturday. Finewine.com is delighted to welcome back four of our favorite distributors who will be pouring 16 great wines (some completely new) for your summer pleasure. 
At Table 1 Davide Megna of Impero will pour a delicious selection of Italian wines perfect for the season: a refreshing and crisp Pinot Grigio-Trebbiano blend, a food-friendly Pecorino, an elegant … (8 comments)

md: Community Meeting: Racial Equity & Social Justice , Germantown, MD - 06/06/19 08:26 AM
Community Meeting: Racial Equity & Social Justice, Germantown, MD
Join us for another round of community conversation with Council President @nancy_navarro and County Executive @Marc_Elrich on June 26 at 7 p.m. See details below.
This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.
 
 
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md: Lord & Taylor to Close Lakeforest Mall Location in Gaithersburg, MD - 06/05/19 01:57 PM
Lord & Taylor to Close Lakeforest Mall Location in Gaithersburg, MD
 
Gaithersburg City Councilmember, Ryan Spiegel, tweeted that Lord & Taylor has notified the city that the company intends to close its Lakeforest Mall location in September. 
While Lord & Taylor has made things difficult with their refusal to close its White Flint store, long after the mall has been demolished, it seems as if they’re ready to play ball when it comes to the redevelopment of the area.
JC Penney and Sears have also announced they will be closing their stores, so we are now left with Macy’s as the last domino standing … (39 comments)

md: Recommended Dermatologist: Stephen J. Krivda, M.D. - 02/18/19 12:07 PM
Recommended Dermatologist: Stephen J. Krivda, M.D.
 
I visit our dermatologist every six months for a check up and recommend this practice to my friends. If you need a good dermatologist, Dolores and I recommend Stephen J. Krivda, M.D. at Montgomery Dermatology Associates, a Division of Anne Arundel Dermatology.
 
Montgomery Dermatology Associates
15225 Shady Grove Road, Suite 303
Rockville, Maryland 20850
301-216-2980
 
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md: Starbucks to Close Lakeforest Mall Location in Gaithersburg, MD - 02/14/19 02:12 PM
Starbucks to Close Lakeforest Mall Location in Gaithersburg, MD
 
McDonald’s recently closed their location in the Lakeforest Mall food court in Gaithersburg, Maryland. It is now reported that Starbucks will also close their Lakeforest Mall location in March.
Lakeforest Mall was recently added to the City of Gaithersburg’s enterprise zone in an effort to attract new development by providing local property and state income tax credits to any businesses that come to the area and create jobs.
 
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md: I-270/Watkins Mill Interchange Notification, Gaithersburg, MD - 02/08/19 12:51 PM
I-270/Watkins Mill Interchange Notification, Gaithersburg, MD
 
Through the beginning of March, steel structural support beams are being installed as part of the Watkins Mill Interchange project. The work is being done in the nighttime hours, and motorists on I-270 can expect to encounter single, double and triple lane closures. Brief 20-minute complete stoppages are also necessary. All lanes should be open by 5 a.m. Click here for more information. For a look at real-time commute conditions, click here.
This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement.
 
 
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md: Business After Hours in Gaithersburg, MD, Thursday, Jan. 24 - 01/21/19 12:58 PM
Business After Hours in Gaithersburg, MD, Thursday, Jan. 24
 
The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Business After Hours After Five Mixer on Thursday, January 24, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Rosborough Community Center at Asbury Methodist Village, 201 Russell Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877. 
 
Bring your business cards, a smile and desire to make the most out of our time together at Asbury. There will be delicious food, drinks, music, networking and more. Don't miss this signature event.
COST: Free for GGCC & First-Time Non-Members. Returning Non-Members pay $40.
 
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md: Increased Need for Food Assistance Anticipated in Montgomery County - 01/13/19 10:18 AM
Increased Need for Food Assistance Anticipated in Montgomery County, MD
 
Manna Food Center Announces a Temporary Waiver on Income Requirements for Montgomery County Residents Impacted by the Federal Government Shutdown
 
(Gaithersburg, Maryland) – Manna Food Center (Manna) is temporarily waiving income requirements to provide food to any Montgomery County resident impacted by the Federal Government Shutdown. Residents are encouraged to contact Manna as soon as possible to begin receiving food through regular distribution channels.
“Our doors are open and we are ready to welcome all residents in need,” said Jackie DeCarlo, chief executive officer at Manna Food Center. “We recognize that many government employees, … (19 comments)

md: Free Income Tax Preparation in Montgomery County, MD - 01/09/19 04:28 PM
Free Income Tax Preparation in Montgomery County, MD
 
Free income tax preparation through the VITA program is available for Montgomery County residents making $55,000 a year or less. Click here to schedule an appointment. There are several sites throughout the County.
In Gaithersburg, taxpayers can get assistance at the Benjamin Gaither Center on Mondays from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., January 28 to April 15. Providers will be on hand to offer banking services and community service resources as well. This is a partnership between the Montgomery County Community Action Agency and Bank On Gaithersburg.
 
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md: Holiday Wine Festival at Finewine.com in Gaithersburg, MD - 12/08/18 02:00 PM
Holiday Wine Festival at Finewine.com in Gaithersburg, MD
 
Chef Dolores and I attended the Holiday Wine Festival on Saturday afternoon at Finewine.com in Gaithersburg, Maryland. This was a nice event on a very cold day. They had four tables for tasting with a total of 18 wines.
My favorite of the afternoon was the Cava1+1=3 Cygnus Brut NV from Spain. The regular price of $16.99 was discounted 10% for the event.
 
Finewine.com
20A Grand Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
301-987-5933
 
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md: It's not too late to register to vote in Montgomery County, MD - 10/26/18 08:38 AM
It's not too late to register to vote in Montgomery County, MD
During early voting in Montgomery County, Maryland, you may register to vote the same day you vote. To register, you must have a valid Maryland driver’s license or MVA issued photo identification and proof of residency. This option is not available on Election Day. More info at https://buff.ly/2t2WVUz 
 
 
 
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md: Voter Registration & Early Voting in Gaithersburg, MD - 10/10/18 04:49 PM
Voter Registration & Early Voting in Gaithersburg, MD
 
October 16 is the registration deadline to be eligible to vote in the November 6 Gubernatorial Election. Online registration and more information is available here. While Election Day is Tuesday, November 6, voters can go to one of 11 Early Voting Centers to cast their ballots. The Activity Center at Bohrer Park is one of them. Early Voting Centers will be open October 25 - November 1 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
 
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md: Coffee with a Cop in Kentlands, Gaithersburg, MD - 10/01/18 06:10 AM
Coffee with a Cop in Kentlands, Gaithersburg, MD
 
Please join Montgomery County Police - 6th District at the Kentland's Panera Date: October 3, 2018 Time: 9am - 10:30am Location: 285 Kentlands Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD The Coffee with a Cop program provides our citizens an opportunity to see and interact with officers in a casual and relaxed setting. This Program wants you to meet your local officers, ask questions, and hear safety information. We believe the answer is simple, have a cup of coffee, get to know one another, talk, and share ideas.
This notice was posted by the Montgomery County Police Department in … (13 comments)

md: Friday at Costco in Gaithersburg, MD - 09/07/18 12:29 PM
Friday at Costco in Gaithersburg, MD
 
Chef Dolores talked me into taking her to the Costco store in Gaithersburg, Maryland this afternoon because she wanted me to handle the heavy packages she planned to purchase. We expected to see a large crowd but the checkout lines were the longest I have ever seen. I did have the opportunity to chat with a very personable young lady in line. She wants to get her real estate license to help her husband flip houses. When you are out and about, everybody wants to talk about real estate.
We did find an available table and I … (10 comments)

md: Lunch at Firebirds Wood Fired Grill in Gaithersburg, MD - 09/04/18 01:34 PM
Lunch at Firebirds Wood Fired Grill in Gaithersburg, MD
 
I received a birthday gift certificate from Firebirds Wood Fired Grill in Gaithersburg, Maryland and we decided to go there for lunch. I had the Durango Burger and Chef Dolores opted for the Shrimp Tacos. The food was good and our server, Bassanio, make sure that we were pleased with the service.
Our beverage selection was the new Tropicannon Citrus IPA from Heavy Seas and we enjoyed it. Drink responsibly. 7.25% Alc. by Vol.
 
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill
390 Spectrum Avenue
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20879
301-284-1770
 
 
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