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…

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.

“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,…

Aum is Where the Heart Is

For Sean FM, what began with three herniated disks in 1997 evolved into a wellness center that he opened in 2012. (More on Sean’s interesting last name in a bit.)

A Foundation to Build On

"When a guy with a gun asks for a favor, you grant it," Marvin Address explains half-jokingly as he describes how his longtime friend Thomas Manger asked him to take over the Montgomery County Police Foundation.

For the Love of Education

Dr. Claudia Warren-Taylor, DNP, FNP-BC is a family nurse practitioner with a strong background in healthcare. She grew up in Jamaica and now has roots right here in Potomac where she has established herself as an active voice regarding senior caregiving through her ownership of five Serenity Gardens Assisted Living communities (read more on page X). She is also the…

One Room Three Ways

There is a lot to consider when redesigning your home. Lifestyle and personal taste are at the top of the list. Expert interior designers like Bethesda’s own Sanctuary Interior Designs understands there are multiple factors to consider when reimagining a room. We asked owner and principal designer Hillary Summerbell to design one space three completely different ways. She selected a small sitting room…

A Trip Well-Planned

As a teacher, Jaime Edlow engaged her students in the wonders of the world by sharing books she collected from exotic travels. Now she engages clients in the wonders of the world as an independent travel adviser specializing in luxury vacations.