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Who Knew? A Diet for a Healthy Brain

As we get older, we have moments when we forget why we walked into a room or where we put the car keys.  We may worry that these are signs of dementia or worse. Worry no more! Enjoy these recipes from “The Brain Boosting Diet: Feed Your Memory” by Norene Gilletz.

Mike at the Movies: Birds of Prey

Birds of Prey (R) ***** This film did not turn out to be what I thought it might be. It became a feminist festival with strong and funny performances from all five of its stars: Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn;…

The Many Faces of the North Bethesda Camera Club

Through the lenses of talented photographers, the “Faces” exhibit transports you to other worlds through the power of suggestion. Juried by studio portrait photographer Jill Bochiccio, this exhibit on view at the Arts Barn through March 23 celebrates the diverse work of North Bethesda Camera Club members.

From the Editor

The Town Courier will be suspending publication to reorganize. We want to thank local business owners, the City of Gaithersburg, and especially our readers for their support.

County Moves Against Vaping

Photo | Karen O’Keefe Juul vape kits and related paraphernalia are sold at a gas station near Quince Orchard High School.

An e-cigarette is a hand-held, battery-powered vaporizer that heats liquid to form aerosol substances that are inhaled. A variety of substances, including illicit drugs, may be “vaped” in e-cigarettes, but the most common e-cigarette vapor ingredient is nicotine, which is…

Best Medicine Rep Brings ‘Play Date’ to Arts Barn Stage

Photo | Elizabeth Kemmerer Kira Burri and Evan Crump play six characters in “Play Date,” a serio-comic farce by playwright and Best Medicine Rep Theater founder John Morogiello. “Play Date” opens on the Arts Barn stage on Friday, Feb. 7.

Best Medicine Rep Theater’s “Play Date” is not what you might expect from its title. While the tots are indeed having fun, explained playwright and company founder John Morogiello, their parents’ lives are falling apart. “On the surface,” Morogiello continued,…