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Kentlands Businesses Win in Gazette’s ‘Best of Montgomery County’ Five Kentlands-area businesses are first place winners in the Gazette’s “Best of Montgomery County” contest. They are Capitol Benefits (Best Insurance) at 220 Main St., Kentlands Flowers & Bows (Best Florist)…

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Kentlands Lebanese Bistro Closes Kentlands Lebanese Bistro closed after a year-and-a-half run on Nov. 18. The little restaurant has consistently received 5-star reviews on websites like Yelp.com and TripAdvisor, but owner Robert Jirikdjian said that while the cafe had good…

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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…

Home for the Holidays at Downtown Crown

Photo | Pam Schipper

Downtown Crown is the community social and commercial center for more than 2,200 homes.

As October spirals into November with winter not far behind, the new Downtown Crown awaits, poised with the quiet expectancy of a movie set. Crews in hard hats, boots and fluorescent yellow/green are staged at intervals along Crown’s perpendicular and…

All-in-One Bar Method Program Focuses on Form

Photo | Jill Pearlman Photography

The Bar Method at 189 Kentlands Boulevard celebrates its first anniversary and stellar growth.

After hearing my daughter-in-law rave about The Bar Method classes she takes in New York City, I felt compelled to try the free community classes the new-to-the-area program offered at its temporary location at Travilah the summer prior to the…