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Alozio Hair Welcomes a New Team Member All the regulars at Alozio Hair, 375 Main St., know that owner Thierry and Jazmen Axaopoulos named their hair salon after their children (Alondra and Ziovanni). But next week, the couple will be…

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Two Restaurants Close in Kentlands Market Square Hakuba Restaurant at 706 Center Point Way (next door to Kentlands Starbucks) and Star Diner at 705 Center Point Way have both closed. Chris Saa, leasing agent, said in an email that Beatty…

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Halloween Fun Run/Walk With Fleet Feet If you’re looking for a way to exercise to balance out all the Halloween candy noshing, Fleet Feet is hosting another one of their fun runs. On Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 6:30 p.m., Fleet…

New at Crown

Ruth’s Chris Steak House Opens With ‘Steak Cutting’ On Monday, Oct. 13, Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney A. Katz, President and CEO of Ruth’s Hospitality Group Michael O’Donnell, Gaithersburg restaurant General Manager Hicham Bennani and Blitz for the Better Foundation Board member…

Crown Celebrates Principles of New Urbanism

Photo | Karen O’Keefe

Angel Briscoe is general manager and Gregory Webb is executive chef at Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar in Downtown Crown.

Crown and its busy retail/service/mixed-use heart, dubbed “Downtown Crown,” will require several years to reach maturity as a transit-oriented community and as a community embodying all the blessings bestowed by a design that embodies New Urbanism principles. Still, the community,…

Fast and Fresh Food Arrives in Kentlands

Photo | Jenny Chen

William Martinez serves Zoës Kitchen fast and fresh fare at the new 177 Kentlands Boulevard location.

Kentlands Boulevard is host to a new lunch and takeout option: the fast casual Mediterranean restaurant Zoës Kitchen has replaced the old Cosi at 177 Kentlands Boulevard. Zoës Kitchen opened its doors on Sept. 18, and within a few days,…