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First Anniversary for The Bar Method It’s been one year since Jennifer Gawronski and Jenn Menconi first introduced The Bar Method to the Kentlands community. Since then, their studio at 189 Kentlands Blvd. has grown exponentially. The studio started out…

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Changes Coming to Star Diner Since the Star Diner closed in April and reopened under new ownership at the end of May, the restaurant in Market Square at 705 Center Point Way has been undergoing many subtle changes. Assistant Manager…

Get Your Funk on at BlackRock

Photo | John Shore

The 12 members of Chopteeth have been affectionately referred to as “The Crazy Fools of Afrobeat.”

Chopteeth, a 12-piece Afrofunk orchestra, takes the outdoor stage at BlackRock on Saturday, July 19, 7 p.m. Known for its distinctive and fun fusion of West African and American popular music, Chopteeth’s sound is based on Afrobeat, a big band…

Growing Dreams at The Blue Hearth

Photo | Phil Fabrizio

Karen Wilson opened The Blue Hearth on Sept. 6, 2013 in the Dr. Thomas Poole House, 19964 Fisher Ave., Poolesville.

Poolesville is 9 miles as the crow flies from Gaithersburg and no more than a 20-minute drive from Kentlands, but it couldn’t be further away in environment and pace. Remember to slow down as you approach because this is one…

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Persiano Gallery Holding Warehouse Liquidation Sale Persiano Gallery is renting 188 Kentlands Blvd. for the summer to host a liquidation sale of all the furnishings from their old warehouse in Rockville. The owner of the upscale furnishings store, John Hashempour,…

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Zengo Cycle Opens Kentlands Location in Fall It’s completely dark but for a faint blue glow, emanating from somewhere in the room. The music begins and swells and for the next 45 minutes, it’s just you, the bike, and beats…