Mitch and Bill’s Excellent Adventure

History comes alive through great stories. Great stories come alive through great storytellers. Potomac has plenty of both—if you know where to look and who to ask. The Montgomery County Historical Society, known simply as Montgomery History, is a good place to start. Celebrating its 75th year, the group operates two museums and a research library, manages a 9,500-piece artifact collection…

Summer Around Our Town

Summertime is a magical season. The kids are out of school, the sunshine seems never-ending and there’s no shortage of adventures that await. For many, summer evokes fond memories of childhood—sleepaway camp, family vacations and swimming until your fingers shriveled like prunes. We also celebrate our nation’s independence, host parties for our friends and family—read … Continued

July 2019 Around Town

Civil War Week at the Heights July 1–12 Experience the most epic battlefields of the Civil War: Manassas, Antietam, Fredericksburg and Gettysburg. Relive Pickett’s Charge, cross Burnside’s Bridge, climb Marye’s Heights and traverse Devil’s Den. New this year: Visit Chancellorsville, site of the last major Confederate victory. Sign up for both weeks to get the full experience! … Continued

Light and Magic

For more than 50 years, Washington Talent Agency has been delivering happiness one event at a time. In fact, it’s the agency's motto. At weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs, corporate events and more, WTA provides DJs, MCs, musicians, photographers and videographers. But WTA is not an event planning service.

The Life of the Party

Howard Cutler gets goosebumps every year thinking about Christmas. But, for Howard, Christmas comes the week before Thanksgiving. It’s the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Expo in Orlando, Florida, and as the owner, CEO and founder of the Rockville-based Ultimate Amusements, the IAAPA is where Howard goes to find the next big thing.

Build Your Brand Event and a Night at Norton Manor

Potomac Lifestyle/Exponential Media enjoyed the night at Lahinch Tavern. May 9 was the kickoff of building a brand with print complementing digital media. PANC (Potomac Area Neighbors Club) member Debbie Driesman and her husband, Frank Islam, generously offered their home for a very special night to raise funds for the only women’s shelter in Montgomery County sponsored by Interfaith … Continued

“The Cheers of Potomac”

Brothers Fred and Murray Berman are Montgomery County natives with roots in community and family history in the restaurant business.

Lessons in Life

 Parshotam Sharma  Before becoming founder and owner of East West Tae Kwon Do in Potomac, Parshotam Sharma (everyone knows him as Master Sharma) gained inspiration, insight and motivation from others. His dad relocated to the United States from rural India and after a year earned enough for his wife and young Parshotam to join him.  “Whoever I am today, and wherever I go,…

To All the Dads: Happy Father’s Day!

OK, gentlemen. You’ve waited patiently for your turn. Last month, we brought you our Ladies issue—it is ladies first, after all—and this month, we present our “Gents” issue, celebrating all things masculine. Of course, there’s Father’s Day on June 16, but there are so many more reasons why it’s great to be a guy this … Continued

June 2019 Around Town

A2Z Opens Third Location and it’s a Charm! Congratulations to our neighbor Leila Nassaj, owner of A2Z Fun Care, for opening up her third location right here in the heart of Potomac Village! Leila and her fully certified and accredited team have created another warm, happy, friendly and safe state-of-the-art child care facility center for parents who desire to have … Continued