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Putting Mead Back on the Map For millennia, mead was enjoyed by all—royalty, laborers, merchants, paupers and pirates. According to Clear Skies Mead, coming soon to 325 Main St., “mead is possibly the oldest fermented beverage we humans have enjoyed.”…

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Photo | Phil Fabrizio, PhotoLoaf Ranken Noodle House, serving ramen, udon and soba, is coming to the Kentlands Market Square paseo. The restaurant anticipates a spring 2020 opening

Occasions Gift Store Coming to Kentlands Market Square Local resident Stephanie Menick is opening her second store location close to home—right on Market Street between Bath & Floor Stiles, Inc. and Kentlands Dentistry. The Cabin John location of Occasions Gift…

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Photo | Pam Schipper MOD Pizza opened on July 9 in Kentlands Market Square.

New Ownership at iSOLD It Focused on Community Outreach Professional reseller of quality items for 14 years, iSOLD It in the Shops at Potomac Valley has a new owner, one who is committed to giving back to the community and…

Pritchards Lobby Congress for Music Education in Public Schools

Joe Pritchard and his daughter, Olivia, recently joined with fellow members of the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation to lobby Congress for funding music education in public schools. Photo | Submitted

“Nobody doesn’t love music,” said Joe Pritchard, who firmly believes in the value of instilling that love in children as part of a well-rounded education. He acknowledged that such thinking is also intrinsic to the future of his business, Kentlands’…

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Michele Rubin’s “Troubled Waters” is part of the new “Oceans of Creativity” exhibit at Artists on Market. Photo | Courtesy of Michele Rubin

Kentlands Wine Harvest Closes After 20 years in Kentlands, The Wine Harvest is closing its doors. The kitchen shut down on June 30, and the Market Street institution should close completely by the end of the first week in July.…

Hearing Considers Six-Story Apartment Building for Kentlands

Illustration | Submitted Kimco envisions the corner of Commerce Square Place and Center Point Way.

Mayor Jud Ashman said, “This is a work in progress” at the close of the June 17 Mayor and City Council/Planning Commission joint public hearing for the six-story multi-use building with structured parking proposed for Kentlands Market Square. The project…

Wine Harvest to Close After 20 Years

Photo | Phil Fabrizio The Wine Harvest kitchen will shut down on June 30, but the store will remain open for a few more days so the community can come in and reminisce, purchase wine and beer, and bring in food from outside.

Alas, the community is losing a beloved Market Street institution. Andy, Randi and Marty Meyrowitz, longtime owners of The Wine Harvest, have announced that they are closing their cozy neighborhood gathering place. “A confluence of events, a lot of different…

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Update on Kentlands Market Square Caren Garfield, Kimco director of development, updated the Mayor and City Council and Planning Commission June 17 on improvements to Kentlands Market Square. “The paseo is completed with the exception of some final plantings and…