November 16, 2021 | Rosa Pyo

Shouk grand opening

Plant-Based, Environmentally Friendly Restaurant Shouk Opens in Rockville

The plant-based restaurant Shouk opened its third location in the area on Tuesday.  The restaurant features global street foods ranging from mushroom shawarma to pulled jackfruit BBQ. Co-founder and chef Dennis Friedman describes the restaurant as fine dining in a casual setting with an environmental mission.  Diners order from two wide touch screen kiosks  and […]

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November 16, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejo Busca Redirigir el 10% del Impuesto por Energía para Préstamos de Eficiencia Energética

El presidente del concejo del condado de Montgomery, Tom Hucker, y el concejal Andrew Friedson, presentarán un proyecto de ley el martes diseñado para permitir a más propietarios comerciales reparar sus edificios y hacerlos más eficientes energéticamente. Durante una conferencia de prensa de 30 minutos el lunes, Hucker explicó que le gustaría destinar el 10% […]

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November 16, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Suscripciones Disponibles Ahora para el Futuro Sistema Solar Comunitario

Los residentes del condado de Montgomery de bajos ingresos y moderados que reciben electricidad a través de Pepco ahora pueden inscribirse para usar energía solar a través de una futura granja solar comunitaria. “Cualquiera que reciba una factura de electricidad puede beneficiarse, incluidos los inquilinos, los residentes en edificios de varias unidades, los municipios, las […]

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November 15, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Subscriptions Now Available for Future Community Solar Farm 

Low and moderate-income Montgomery County residents who receive electricity through Pepco can now sign up to use solar power through a future community solar farm. “Anyone who receives an electric bill can benefit including renters, residents in multi-unit buildings, municipalities, nonprofits and businesses that don’t own their roofs,” according to a release from the county. […]

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November 15, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Council Wants to Redirect 10% of Energy Tax for Energy Efficient Loans

Montgomery County Council President Tom Hucker and Councilmember Andrew Friedson will introduce a bill Tuesday designed to enable more commercial property owners to fix up their buildings and make them more energy efficient. During a 30-minute press conference Monday, Hucker explained he would like to direct 10% – nearly $20 million – of the county’s […]

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November 9, 2021 | Travis Chase

Annual Talbot Bridge Lantern Walk Returns Saturday

In an effort to shine a light on the history of the county and areas previously affected by racial segregation, communities in Silver Spring will walk in unison to promote unity over division. The fourth annual Talbot Avenue Bridge Lantern Walk will return on Saturday, Nov.13 at 5:30 p.m.  The walk will host residents of […]

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November 8, 2021 | Collin Riviello

Construction Begins on New Gaithersburg Park

After more than five years of planning, construction on a new park in Gaithersburg has begun and is expected to be completed by early 2023. Pleasant View Park is a planned 9.84-acre park located on Route 28 at the former site of the Consumer Product Safety Commission campus. Patriot Construction LLC is handling the Park’s […]

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November 3, 2021 | Ceoli Jacoby

Maydale Nature Classroom Hosts Community Celebration Saturday

Montgomery Parks invites the community to a celebration of the recently renovated Maydale Nature Classroom on Saturday from 2-5 p.m., according to a Monday press release. The free event will take place rain or shine. It will include a brief speaking program and self-guided tours of the facility. Family-friendly activities provide the fun  — s’mores […]

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November 2, 2021 | Travis Chase

Shared Streets Initiative Extended Into Next Year

Sharing is caring in the streets of Montgomery County. The initiative gives residents the opportunity to use public areas to participate in activities such as biking, hiking, walking, dining, and retail activity. Organizers say the program helps prevent the spread of COVID-19 while unifying the community and providing a safe space to engage in activities. […]

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November 2, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Se Esperan Temperaturas de Punto de Congelación para el Miércoles en la Mañana

El Servicio Meteorológico Nacional ha emitido una alerta de congelación para el 3 de noviembre desde las 2:00 am hasta las 10:00 am. Las bajas temperaturas podrían matar los cultivos, otra vegetación sensible y posiblemente dañar las tuberías exteriores desprotegidas. Freeze watch for Tuesday night expanded to include DC and Baltimore N&W suburbs and much […]

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