Welcome to the Premiere Issue!

Hello, and welcome to the premiere issue of Potomac Lifestyle—where we’re inspired by community, and hope this magazine inspires you too!

January 2018 Around Town

At their November 6 meeting, the Montgomery County Council voted to raise the county's minimum wage to $15 an hour, beginning in 2021 for businesses with more than 50 employees. Businesses with 11-50 employees must raise the wage by 2023 and businesses with 10 or fewer employees must do so by 2024. The bill was passed unanimously and signed by…

Family Reunion

In a community where so many things are shiny and new, O’Donnell’s Market is a welcome relic. Opened two years ago by Bill Edelblut and his daughter Ashlee, the shop marks the return of a DC-area seafood dynasty.

A Mainstay in Education

A $2.5 billion dollar budget, 23,000 employees, thousands of students—managing all of that may seem impossible, but not for Michael A. Durso, current president of the Montgomery County Board of Education. For 44 years, he has worked as both a teacher and a high school principal. In 2009, he stepped into his current role on the Montgomery County School Board.

For the Love of the Game

On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson broke barriers and stepped up to home plate for the first time. Art Silber, age 6 ½, witnessed this momentous event. It was also his first baseball game. The passion from that game instilled a love for the sport that Silber has never lost in 77 years. That passion led him to become the…

Room(s) to Spare

Tucked away in a family oriented neighborhood just minutes from Potomac Village Shopping Center, this traditional but luxurious home is nestled among other multimillion-dollar houses and is truly an example of comfortable living. The property sits on 2 acres of land, just enough space to allow privacy without feeling too isolated.

Diet by Color

In the plant world, color and hue rule in terms of disease-fighting capability. Each color represents different benefits and the deeper the color, the more benefit there is. 

Who Are You?

 1. Golf - strategizes the mind  2. Ballroom/salsa dancing - Keeps me on my toes!  3. Red bottom shoes by Christian Louboutin