Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Restaurants in Potomac Village were forced to throw out hundreds of pounds of food during the power outage that continues to plague Montgomery County.
While some businesses such as area coffee shops could barely keep up with demand Saturday through Monday, many others suffered hard blows to their bottom lines following Friday’s knockout thunderstorm. Potomac businesses are looking at thousands of dollars in losses due to widespread power outages that closed doors and forced business owners to throw away hundreds of pounds of spoiled food. At the peak of the outage, more than 840,000 homes were without electricity, across Maryland, in the middle of a heat wave. “All of the Potomac businesses at River and Falls roads were out of power for at least 24 hours, I believe,” said Adam Greenberg, founder of Potomac Pizza and a board member on the Potomac Chamber of Commerce. The Potomac …
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
A look at the five things to know to begin your day in Potomac.
Happy Tuesday, Potomac. To quench your thirst for bites of information, here's today's list of five things you need to know: 1. Get ready for a beautiful day. Today will be sunny with low humidity and highs in the low 80s. It will be a clear night, and the temperatures will drop into the 50s. And for those of you who love tracking weather, like me, check out NASA's animation of satellite observations showing Hurricane Irene's trail from the Caribbean, along the East Coast and north into Canada. It's quite amazing. 2. High school football season is nearly here! The Churchill Bullodogs begin their season this Friday, Sept. 2, at 6:30 p.m. against the Kennedy Cavaliers. This is a home game, so come on out and support the Bulldogs. There's …
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
A free slice of pizza and complimentary soft drink offered at all Maryland locations Aug. 24.
Do you have the post earthquake blues? Looking for some yummy comfort food? Well, you're in luck. Potomac Pizza is offering a tasty cure: A free slice of pizza for all customers today, Aug. 24, from noon to 4 p.m. Pizza lovers who visit any of the restaurant’s four locations in Maryland, including 9812 Falls Rd. in Potomac, will receive a free slice of pizza and a complimentary soft drink (Limit of one slice per customer). Potomac Pizza's non-fat, cholesterol-free pizza dough and sauce is made from scratch every day. Traditional and healthy gourmet pizzas use only the freshest ingredients. Ready for some pizza?
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
A look at the five things to know to begin your week in Potomac.
Happy Tuesday, Potomac. To keep your curious mind in the know, here's today's list of five things you need to know: 1. After last night's wild weather in parts of the metro area, Tuesday is expected to be sunny with highs in the mid-90s. Northwest winds around 10 mph and lower humidity will make for a more pleasant day. 2. Plan your dinner ahead of time. Every Tuesday, Potomac Pizza on Falls Road offers a second large cheese pizza for 99 cents with the purchase of one large pizza. For carry out and dine-in only. 3. The Montgomery County Public Libraries tweeted Monday about a fascinating exhibit at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. “Fame, Fortune & Theft: The Shakespeare First Folio” contains 18 of the plays of William …
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
The things you just can't go on without knowing!
Brace yourself for a hot and humid day in Potomac! Learn about what you can expect in the forecast and other things about the community with today’s five things to know. 1. It will be a scorcher today in the county with a high near 97 degrees and heat index values as high at 102 degrees! Hopefully a little rain will cool things off as there is a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11 a.m. In the evening, rain could come before midnight and the low will be around 72 degrees. 2. If you’re in the mood for pizza tonight, stop by Potomac Pizza for Tuesday night’s special. All day long, customers can buy any large pizza and get a second large pizza for just 99 cents. The offer applies to dine-in and carry-out orders only. 3. Whether your …
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
The things you need to know to stay informed in the community.
Rise and shine, Potomac! We hope everyone had a great Fourth of July weekend, but it’s time to get back to the grind. Here are the five things you need to know today to keep you informed and on top of what’s happenin’ in the community. 1. It looks like it will be a nice afternoon in Potomac with clouds in the evening. The day will be mostly sunny with a high near 86 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. This evening it will be partly cloudy with a low around 69 degrees. 2. If you speak Chinese or want to practice, join the Chinese Language Book Club meeting at the Potomac Library at 6 p.m. This month’s discussion will be of "Story of Pan" by Nan Shi. Didn’t have time to read this month’s selection? Join the book club on Aug. …