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October 19, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

El Condado Volverá a Permitir el Consumo de Alcohol en Algunos Parques Locales

“Picnic en el Parque” pronto regresará a los parques del condado de Montgomery. El director Mike Riley anunció la reanudación. “Me complace decir que vamos a reanudar la asignación de alcohol en el programa Picnic in the Park gracias a una opinión alternativa favorable del fiscal del condado. Daré a conocer detalles específicos sobre los […]

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October 18, 2021 | Collin Riviello

County to Resume Allowing Alcohol in Some Local Parks

“Picnic in the Park” will soon be coming back to Montgomery County Parks. Director Mike Riley announced the resumption. “I am pleased to say that we are going to be resuming the allowance of alcohol in the Picnic in the Park program thanks to a favorable alternate opinion of the county attorney… I will be […]

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July 16, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

Pop Up Dog Park Comes to Elm Street Urban Park

Montgomery Parks, The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Committee and the Bethesda Urban Partnership will host a pop-up dog park at Elm Street Urban Park from July 15 to Aug. 15. The temporary dog park will be open from sunrise to sunset in the northern section of Elm Street Urban Park, according to a Montgomery […]

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June 30, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Alcohol in County Parks No Longer Permitted as of July 1

Anyone who has enjoyed a glass of wine, beer or a cocktail at local parks during the pandemic will have to find something else to wash down their meal. As of July 1, Montgomery Parks will no longer allow alcohol consumption without a permit in the 13 parks that have been participating in the Picnic […]

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November 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Despite Concerns, Alcohol Allowance in Parks Has Led to No Negative Incidents

There have been no issues with Montgomery County’s initiative allowing alcohol in certain parts of nine parks, according to the county parks director. “We got quite a bit of public and media attention when we decided to allow alcohol in these areas. I’m very pleased to report despite a lot of concerns, we have had […]

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March 29, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Portions of Sligo Creek Parkway Open to Walkers, Bikers-Only Soon

Beginning April 3, portions of Sligo Creek Parkway will be closed to all vehicular traffic. Sligo Creek Parkway from New Hampshire Avenue to Piney Branch Road will be open for non-vehicular traffic from April 3 to April 5. “At a time when residents are eager for more outdoor recreational space and vehicular traffic is lower […]

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October 21, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Parks Rehabs Poole’s General Store in Poolesville

Montgomery Parks held a ribbon cutting celebration for the Seneca Store located in Poolesville Saturday. The general store, previously known as Poole’s Store, dates to 1901 and served the community continuously for 109 years before closing in 2010. Over the past year, Montgomery Parks rehabbed the store to meet all code requirements so that it […]

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May 4, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Grass Roots Exhibit Opens at Maryland SoccerPlex (VIDEO)

There’s a new, interactive display at the Maryland SoccerPlex. It’s called the Grass Roots exhibit, and it’s designed to teach you about different grasses and how to best take care of your lawn. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. When you think of the Maryland SoccerPlex, you probably think of watching soccer or playing soccer on the beautiful […]

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