Hilarity, hijinks, and happy endings ensue in the Har Shalom Players’ production of "Hello, Dolly!" Feb. 9-10, 2013.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
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Good morning, Potomac! It’s Tuesday morning and time to get your shortened work-week started with these “5 Things.” Among our offerings: weather, traffic delays and inaugural addresses. 1. We’re looking at some chilly weather this week, with cooler weather, high winds and a chance of snow. Today will be sunny with a high of 22 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Winds may reach 30 miles per hour, and the evening low will drop to 15. 2. Did you attend or watch Monday’s inauguration? Let us know your reaction to President Barack Obama's second inaugural address. 3. Do you have an event that you're trying to promote on Patch? Looking for volunteers? Trying to promote a group exercise adventure? Do you have a church potluck …
Monday, January 14, 2013
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Good morning, Potomac! It’s Monday morning and time to get your week started with these “5 Things.” Among our offerings: flu concerns, traffic delays and weather for the week ahead. 1. We’re looking at some rainy weather this week, with cooler weather and a chance of snow. Today will be rainy with temperatures falling in the 40s, according to the National Weather Service. We will see areas of dense fog through the morning. 2. The flu is spreading more quickly than usual in the Washington, DC, region this year, and Maryland is experiencing widespread cases. With several months still left in the flu season, doctors are encouraging residents to get vaccinated. 3. The Montgomery County Council of PTAs has scheduled a school safety forum for 7 …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Police say two suspects approached a food delivery driver and demanded his car at gunpoint.
A Potomac man has been arrested in connection with a Sunday night armed carjacking in Rockville. Jose Maria Deduque, 20, of the 8500 block of Victory Lane in Potomac, and Kwajo Oteng-Agipong, 21, of Washington, DC, have been charged with armed carjacking, conspiracy to commit armed carjacking and motor vehicle theft after police say they threatened a food delivery worker and attempted to steal his car. According to a Montgomery County police report, a food delivery driver and his passenger were making a delivery stop in the 1600 block of Yale Place in Rockville around 8:50 p.m. Sunday. As the driver returned to his vehicle, two suspects demanded the car at gunpoint, police say. One of the victims fled as the suspects entered the vehicle, …
Monday, January 7, 2013
1st District Montgomery County Police Department releases crime information for Dec. 17-26.
A sexual assault, an armed robbery and two residential burglaries were reported in Potomac in the Montgomery County Police Department crime summary for the period of Dec. 17-26. Read more about the armed robbery here, additional information on county crime during this period can be found on our weekly crime map here.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
JT Interiors, a home décor and gift store and interior design studio, opened a new location along River Road, the Town Courier reported.
JT Interiors closed the retail side of its Kentlands business in 2010, yielding its space along Main Street for Pritchard Music Academy. Now, after opening other successful retail stores — Savannah’s Home Décor and Gifts along with Downs & Co. — in Leesburg, VA, JT Interiors owner Terri Downs is returning to Montgomery County, The Town Courier reported. JT Interiors, a home décor and gift store and interior design studio, reopened in a renovated historic house at 9906 River Road in Potomac, according to the report. The business originally opened in Kentlands in 2004 and was featured in Bethesda Magazine's “Top 50 Stores We Love” in Montgomery County in 2008. “Many of our Kentlands and Lakelands clients followed us to Leesburg,” Downs told …
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Potomac Patch counts down the top 20 stories from 2012.
What was the top story for Potomac in 2012? We're counting down the year's top 20 stories on Potomac Patch as 2012 comes to a close. Interested in more top stories? Check out the top 24 stories from across all Maryland Patch sites in 2012 on Potomac Patch. 20. Man's Body Pulled From Potomac River (Sept. 14, 2012) – First responders from both Fairfax County, VA, and Montgomery County responded to the Rivers Bend area of the Potomac River where the body of a young adult male was pulled from the river in September. 19. Armed Suspect Robs M&T Bank in Potomac (Jan. 27, 2012) – An armed suspect entered the M&T Bank on River Road in Potomac and approached a teller demanding cash, according to a police release. After obtaining an undisclosed …
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Photographers, volunteers and schoolchildren among 56 honorees.
At the Dec. 4 26th annual “Keep Montgomery County Beautiful” community beautification award ceremony, organizers handed out 56 awards for municipal street plantings, community plantings, community landscape projects, outdoor projects at commercial and retail locations, outdoor projects at schools/government buildings/hospitals/churches, under-19 age groups, sustained maintenance, photographs of Montgomery County landmarks, adopt-a-road participants and forestry stewardship. The fifty-six award winners represent a number of areas in Montgomery County. Chevy Chase/Kensington/Bethesda/Potomac-area winners – COMMUNITY NON-PROFESSIONAL for community plantings maintained by residents through homeowner associations, garden clubs or civic …
Friday, December 14, 2012
Get a free cup of yogurt in exchange for a donation to the local nonprofit.
Donate a new pair of pajamas to Montgomery County’s less fortunate residents and receive a free cup of frozen yogurt this weekend. In exchange for a donation of new pajamas to local non-profit A Wider Circle, Potomac’s Orange Leaf Yogurt will offer a free 3-ounce yogurt to customers all day Sunday. Based in Silver Spring, A Wider Circle is a nonprofit program benefiting adults and children affected by homelessness, poverty and substance abuse in the greater-Washington DC area. The Orange Leaf fundraiser is asking for new clothing in both adult and children’s sizes to be donated at its Cabin John Mall location. For more information call the store at 301-983-0292.
Monday, December 10, 2012
Want to try a champion burger? How about a grilled-cheese-and-lobster sandwich? Or maybe sweetbreads and tongue? Find them all in Montgomery County and adjacent neighborhoods in Washington, DC.
Get caught up with the food scene in Montgomery County and adjacent Washington, DC, neighborhoods with "1 Meat, 3 Sides." This week, a famed deli's move to Montgomery County takes center plate: One Meat: A second location for Baltimore’s famed Attman’s Deli will open in May at the Cabin John Shopping Center in Potomac. "According to Marc Attman, the Montgomery County location has been years in the making, after numerous Potomac locals made the hour-long trek to Baltimore for a Pastrami sandwich and to hint that a closer location would be welcomed with open arms," Potomac Patch reported. "People have asked us for years to come to Potomac," Attman told Potomac Patch. "They come into Baltimore for the deli, for catering, and always wish we…