Happiness Unleashed

The Olde Towne Pet Resort website says they have thought of everything so you don’t have to. And they aren’t kidding. It is doubtful that you—or your dog or cat—could dream up a better pet resort than this one. Luxury accommodations? Check. Playground equipment? Definitely. Back-up generators? Of course. And we’re just getting started.

Thrice as Nice

With three Potomac locations, the aptly named A to Z Fun Care serves little ones from infancy through pre-K with fun, care and learning. Owner/director Leila Nassaj opened the newest A to Z Fun Care on Counselman Road to meet parents’ demand for more of what she offers at her Victory Lane and Falls Road sites since opening those in…

Everlasting Flowers (and Butterflies)

Sahar Itani grew up hearing that “with privilege comes responsibility.” She built her business around this idea, sending a percentage of profits to charities with every purchase of her meticulously handcrafted floral arrangements. That’s not the only thing that makes Fleurs Et Papillons so special. Sahar’s flowers just so happen to last years longer than those you might find at…

Did Someone Say Sprinkles?

Whoever said, “I scream. You scream. We all scream for ice cream,” has never been to Sprinkles, the iconic Potomac Village shop that has been fulfilling the community’s ice cream dreams for 30 years. Visitors to Sprinkles experience a treat for the senses, but there is a distinct lack of screaming. It's mostly happiness and smiles, actually—and no shortage of…

Excellence. Passion. Innovation. Courage

When students arrive at Fusion Academy in Rockville, they immediately feel welcome. Joy Funk, director of First Impressions, greets them warmly by name in an entry area that bears no resemblance to the front office of most schools. On the wall behind her stylish desk sits a surfboard-shaped mosaic, the pieces of which spell the word "Fusion." It’s a nod to…

Kids and Pets!

For many of us, August is a bittersweet turning point in the calendar year. Summer freedom is drawing to a close, and the school bells will be ringing any day now. While the lazy days of sipping cool beverages poolside may be numbered, this month brings a sense of renewal. New routines, new clothes and … Continued

Let’s All Go to the Dentist!

Say these words aloud: “Stress-free dental experience for children.” Now say them again so they sink in. This seemingly magical fantasy is actually reality at SuperKids Pediatric Dentistry, according to real-life patients and their parents. Dr. Ben Liu has established a practice dedicated to providing sophisticated, high-technology dental care for patients from newborn to age 18 in a beautiful, comforting atmosphere with…

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