May 2019 Around Town

Potomac Area Neighbor’s Club: “An Evening at Norton Manor” The Potomac Area Neighbor’s Club is thrilled to announce its Spring Gala on Friday, May 10, at 6:30 p.m. at Norton Manor in Potomac. “An Evening at Norton Manor” will include appetizers, a full meal and adult beverages while enjoying the gardens and magnificent home of PANC … Continued

April 2019 Around Town

Bethesda Teenager Wins Gold Bethesda teenager Justin Haddad didn’t expect to win the gold medal but now is the national champion for his age group in fencing. Hundreds of hopefuls from around the nation competed in the cadet under-17 age group at the USA Fencing Junior Olympic Championships in Denver Feb. 15–18. “It turned out pretty well. I … Continued

March 2019 Around Town

The International School of Music Performs at NYC’s Carnegie Hall The International School of Music celebrates its 15th anniversary with a student recital at New York City’s Carnegie Hall on July 13, showcasing its best students. “Our mission is to make the world a better place by growing a generation of musically educated, loving, caring … Continued

February 2019 Around Town

Five Colleges in Maryland Ranked Best on Earth U.S. News & World Report has ranked five Maryland universities among the best on Earth. The annual rankings compared 1,250 schools across 75 countries.  Johns Hopkins University was ranked the best college in Maryland, with an overall ranking of 12th in the world. “Schools that prioritize quality academic … Continued

January 2019 Around Town

Salon Nader’s New Location at Wildwood Shopping Center Opens this Month Salon Nader is expanding to a new location in the Wildwood Shopping Center in the former location of Red Door. “The new salon is undergoing a complete renovation,” Nader Lofti says. “We are very excited to bring the most beautiful, elegant full-service salon to our Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Potomac neighborhood! The … Continued

December 2018 Around Town

Manna Food Center and Montgomery County Food Council Award Grants Manna Food Center, the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services and the Montgomery County Food Council have awarded $30,000 in capacity and infrastructure building Community Food Rescue, a program of Manna Food Center mini-grants, to 18 county nonprofit organizations involved in food security efforts. … Continued

November 2018 Around Town

Wanda Sykes Comes to Strathmore’s Music Center Nov. 3 Repeatedly called “one of the funniest stand-up comics” by her peers, Wanda Sykes brings the genius behind her smart-witted comedy specials and her hilarious characters on Blackish, Snatched and Bad Moms for an evening of laugh-out-loud stories at the Strathmore’s Music Center on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Beyond … Continued

September 2018 Around Town

DC Fashion Week Returns Sept. 19-23 Much like this summer’s all-star week of baseball at National Park, DC Fashion Week plans to “hit it out of the park” by uniting fashion designers from around the world to showcase their latest collections. This all takes place during the 14th-anniversary celebration of fashion week in Washington Sept. 19-23. … Continued

July 2018 Around Town

Winston Churchill High School Ranked No. 1 School in Maryland Five Montgomery County Public Schools earned spots on the 2018 Best High Schools list, published by “U.S. News & World Report.” Four MCPS high schools received a gold medal, including Winston Churchill High School, which ranked first in Maryland and 113th nationally. The following Montgomery … Continued

June 2018 Around Town

The Wing, Womens co-working space in Georgetown is open The Wing, a network of co-working  and  community spaces  for  women, is  opening its  fourth  location— and  first  outside  of  New York City— at  1056  Thomas  Jefferson  NW  in  the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The  Wing  D.C.  will  offer  members  signature  amenities,  including  a  cafe  and  bar,  showers, lockers, meeting … Continued