july 14

July 14, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Local Owner of The Angry Jerk Restaurant: ‘What Better Place Than To Do It In Your Backyard’

The Angry Jerk, an authentic Caribbean restaurant, is hosting a soft opening Wednesday. The restaurant is located at 8223 Georgia Ave. in downtown Silver Spring, the previous home of The Big Greek Café. Takoma Park native Jason Miskiri, the owner of The Angry Jerk, told MyMCM, “I love Silver Spring, I grew up in Takoma […]

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July 14, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

Takoma Park Woman Competes on CBS’ Big Brother

Azah Awasum from Takoma Park is among the contestants in the new season of the CBS show Big Brother. She appeared on last week’s season premier episodes. Awasum, a director of sales operations, is competing against 15 other houseguests for a $750 thousand cash prize – the largest in Big Brother history. She was introduced in the […]

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July 14, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, July 14, In Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, July 14, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Weekly County COVID-19 Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Emergency Management Director Dr. Earl Stoddard will hold their weekly media briefing at 12:30 p.m. You can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 […]

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July 13, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Washington Monument to Reopen July 14

After a six-month closure, the Washington Monument will reopen to visitors on Wednesday at 9 a.m. The monument will be open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors are required to wear masks inside the monument, regardless of vaccination status. Visitors must obtain a ticket for the Washington Monument which will […]

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July 8, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Savor Bethesda Restaurant Week Continues Through July 18

“Savor Bethesda” Restaurant Week takes place from now through Sunday, July 18. Participating downtown Bethesda restaurants will offer specials and deals for $10, $20 or $35. All menu items are available for dine in and take-out. Take-out customers may also enjoy their meals at the Bethesda Streetery with locations on Norfolk, Cordell and Woodmont Avenues. […]

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June 30, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

MCPL Offering Free Online Job Search Workshops in July

Throughout July, Montgomery County Public Libraries will be hosting virtual workshops and one-on-one sessions to help entrepreneurs and job hunters with their search. According to a Montgomery County press release, all that is required to attend is a smartphone, tablet or computer and an internet connection. The sessions and workshops will be held exclusively online […]

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February 17, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Glen Echo Park’s Dentzel Carousel Celebrates 100 Years

Glen Echo Park’s iconic Dentzel Carousel has reached centenarian status. Many Montgomery County residents have celebrated their own birthdays at the famous carousel and now, residents can celebrate the historic carousel’s 100th anniversary. Over the next several months, Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture is teaming up with Montgomery County government and the […]

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July 14, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Hogan Urges Leaders To Enforce Public Health Requirements In Restaurants and Bars

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Tuesday that local leaders must increase their enforcement of public health requirements in bars and restaurants across the state. The announcement comes as a result of new cases linked to non-compliance with public health requirements. “The vast majority of bars and restaurants in our state are in compliance, but some are […]

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July 14, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery COVID-19 Metrics Update for Day 25 of Phase 2 Reopening

Tuesday Montgomery County released an update on the public health metrics used to guide the reopening of businesses and services. There have been 15,883 cases and 724 deaths in the county since the first three cases were confirmed in March. The county health department is tracking three categories of information including the number of COVID-19 […]

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July 14, 2020 | Emma Shuster

County Exceeds State COVID-19 Testing Targets; Aims to Reach all Communities

The Montgomery County Council announced in a July 13 press release that the County has surpassed State COVID-19 testing targets.  Currently, an excess of 112,000 Montgomery County residents have been tested for the virus. In addition, the County has reached the State’s testing target of testing 10 percent of the population. The average test positivity […]

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