Dog Days

Ahhhh, summer. Time for backyard pool parties and family vacations. Time for kids to run after the ice cream truck when the telltale sound of its music turns onto your street to secure the perfect sweet treat to beat the heat. For the loud explosion of fireworks on the Fourth of July, the shriveled fingertips … 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

Main Street’s First Friend-raising Luncheon

More than 600 guests and 100 community sponsors attended Main Street's Friend-raising Luncheon for an afternoon of education, inspiration and commYOUnity building! Photography by Jack Hartzman & Michael Kress Photography

Veterans Helping Veterans

 Article Danielle S. Tepper | Photography Jack Hartzman Photography  If you’ve ever come across the question, “Have you served in the military?” on medical paperwork, Holy Cross Hospital President and CEO Dr. Norvell Coots wants you to understand the importance of answering honestly.  “If I came into the ER with a hurt knee but didn’t identify myself as a veteran,…

Throwing the Perfect Summertime Soirée

 Article Tyra Wilkes  André Wells is the founder and CEO of Events by André Wells, a full-service events planning firm and the force behind many of the area's most sought-after events. With a portfolio of more than 4,000 productions, he is a trusted professional in the realm of extravagant soirées. Below, Wells shares a few fun tips for hosting a…

Smashing Summer Libations

 Article and Photography  Summer House's Watermelon Smash Mocktail  Ingredients

Summer Fun, City Style

 Article Danielle S. Tepper | Photography EYA  The Neighborhoods of EYA offer the best of modern design and urban lifestyles at four unique Maryland complexes in Rockville, Bethesda and Chevy Chase. Discover the very best of outdoor summer fun when you live life within walking distance. For more information, visit

The Right Camp for Your Kid

 Article Danielle S. Tepper  School’s out! Summer camps are the perfect excuse to get your children out of the house (and your hair) during the season, whether that means sending them away for a few hours a day or shipping them off for a full few weeks. Two local camps share what’s best about each option so you can sign…

Game On

Have Some Outdoor Fun this Summer with Lawn Games Perfect for any Get-Together, then Cool Off with a Couple Sweet Treats. Article Nicolette Martin Mölkky Throwing Game Dick’s Sporting Goods, $29.99 Playing Mölkky: In this Finnish throwing game, use a wooden pin (mölkky) to knock over wooden pins (skittles). Be the first to reach exactly 50 points to win! … Continued