October 25, 2021 | Collin Riviello

Tickets for Winter Lights Festival Available Online Only

One of Montgomery County’s favorite holiday traditions is back but with a few key changes. Tickets for the 2021 Winter Lights Festival at Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg will be available exclusively online and good only for the date printed on the ticket. This is a change from last year when tickets could be […]

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May 3, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Carousel at Glen Echo Park Reopens for First Time Since 2019

The Dentzel Carousel at Glen Echo Park reopened May 1 for its 100th anniversary season. The ride was installed in 1921; it’s one of the few working antique carousels in the U.S. in its original location. It closed for repairs in 2019 and then stayed closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For now, the carousel […]

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April 26, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Museum Honors Josiah Henson who Escaped Slavery in Montgomery County

The Josiah Henson Museum and Park opened April 23. It walks you through the life of Henson on the North Bethesda property where he was enslaved. Born into slavery in Maryland, Henson was eventually traded to a plantation located on what is now Old Georgetown Road. He escaped with his family to Canada in 1830 […]

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February 26, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Montgomery Service Awards Recognize Special Contributions

The Montgomery County Volunteer Center is recognizing special contributions with the county’s highest honor for volunteerism, the Montgomery Service Awards. Nominations are open until Friday, Feb. 28 at 5 p.m. This annual awards program recognizes individuals, businesses and groups that have demonstrated outstanding volunteer efforts in the following categories: Neal Potter Path of Achievement Award, […]

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October 22, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Local Bars, Restaurants Offer Many Options to Watch Nationals’ World Series Games

Trying to find a place to watch the Washington Nationals in the World Series this week? There are several options in Montgomery County. Here are just a few: Matchbox, located at 1699 Rockville Pike is offering Happy Hour priced food and drinks to anyone wearing Nationals gear. Quincy’s South, located at 11401 Woodglen Drive in […]

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November 28, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Undefeated Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets to Play for 2A State Title

The undefeated Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets will play for the 2A state championship game. This will be their fourth year in a row they are in the state championship. On Friday night, Damascus beat Glenelg in the semi-final game, 42-7. Damascus will play Gwynn Park for the state title on Dec. 2nd at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial […]

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January 9, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 9, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Bundle up! It’s going to be a cold Monday. The National Weather Service predicts high temps to be near 30 degrees. 2. Today is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. Governor Larry Hogan is scheduled to present a proclamation at 11 a.m. at […]

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December 7, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Damascus High School Football Fans Showing Support on Social Media (PHOTOS)

Tomorrow’s the big day for the Damascus High School Hornets, they’re set to take on Frankin Indians for the State 3A Football Championship. This is the third year in row the Hornets have made it to the state championship game. Last year they took home the title. This year fans seem pretty confident that the […]

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November 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Undefeated Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets to Play for 3A State Title

UPDATED The undefeated Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets will play for the 3A state championship game for the third year in a row. On Friday night, Damascus beat Potomac in the semi-finals game, 63-28. Damascus will play Franklin for the state title on Dec. 8th at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. You can find tickets, here. You can […]

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October 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Comedian John Cleese to Appear at Strathmore on Jan. 27th

British comedy legend John Cleese is scheduled to appear at the Music Center at Strathmore at 8 p.m. on Jan. 27, 2017. Cleese will share personal stories and answer audience questions following a screening of the iconic film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Cleese first made his mark as a member of the legendary […]

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