Author Archive for Pam Schipper

Edible Arrangements Opening Soon

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Khurram and Iram Shahzad will open Edible Arrangements in Kentlands Place on Oct. 12.

Longtime North Potomac residents Khurram and Iram Shahzad are about to turn their sweet dream into reality. Their Edible Arrangements store and eatery will have a soft opening on Thursday, Oct. 12. The Shahzads chose their Kentlands Place location because…

Calling All Wise Women and Men

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Career educator and certified life coach Jane Kerschner offers “Aging Wisely and Joyfully” at the Lakelands Clubhouse this month.

Career educator and certified life coach Jane Kerschner is bringing her four-week seminar “Aging Wisely and Joyfully” to the Lakelands Clubhouse Oct. 3, 10, 17 and 24, 1 to 3 p.m. The free seminar offered through the Village at Kentlands…

Around Town

Saul Suggests Interim Project Saul Holdings Limited Partnership, owners of the Kentlands Square Shopping Center, applied for schematic development plan (SDP) approval for construction of three commercial buildings and a streetscape in the Lowe’s parking lot area, along the private…

Shop Talk

Business Closings in Kentlands Continue The third week in September brought three business closings to Kentlands: Pasha Land and 16 Handles in Kentlands Market Square and Kmart in Kentlands Square. The 16 Handles in Rio/Washingtonian Center has also closed. Opus…

Dr. Karl Lee Retires

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Dr. Karl Lee (R) retired Oct. 1, leaving his 211 Market St. West practice in the capable hands of Dr. Ernest Ponraj (L). Melissa Chen (center) continues as practice manager.

Kentlands dentist Dr. Karl Lee retired on Oct. 1, leaving his 211 Market St. West practice in the hands of Dr. Ernest Ponraj and longtime practice manager Melissa Chen. In a statement, Dr. Lee said that he is looking forward…

Running the 5K

Photo | Pam Schipper

Runners await race start of the 24th Annual Kentlands/Lakelands 5K.

The 24th Annual Kentlands/Lakelands 5K was uncharacteristically wet and chilly, held for the first time in many years before the start of school. For these reasons and that 2017 is not a qualifying year for Maryland Senior Olympics, participation was…

Around Town

Kentlands Downtown Working Group Seeks Volunteers At its August Board meeting, the Kentlands Citizens Assembly (KCA) Board chartered a new committee to follow and represent citizens’ interests in the redevelopment of Kentlands Downtown, specifically development efforts by Kimco in Kentlands…

City Scene

Public Hearing Planned for Proposed ROW Regulations The Mayor and City Council will hold a public hearing on Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m. at City Hall on proposed regulations for the installations of private facilities in roads and public rights-of-way (ROW)…

Arts & Entertainment

‘Escapes’ Through Oct. 23, Kentlands Mansion and Arts Barn This invitational landscape exhibit features the work of eight artists. There is a free artists reception on Sept. 28, 7 p.m. www.gaithersburgmd.gov Latino Art League Through Nov. 12, Activity Center at…