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Get Active, Be Unstoppable!

By Pete Goetsch The sun is shining brighter and earlier every day. This is an exciting time for everyone who enjoys being outside. Who can resist the call of the playful sun poking its head over the horizon on a glorious Saturday morning?…

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Great Tastes at Liz Bakery Liz Bakery, located at 119 Market Street, has baked and decorated custom cakes for customers in Gaithersburg and beyond for nine years. The bakery is owned by Liz and Benedicto Batres and managed by their…

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No Lease for Bleu Pearl Bleu Pearl jazz/raw bar restaurant plans have been scrapped for the former Qdoba site in Kentlands Market Square. Signs and menus that were posted in the windows have been removed, with only large “for lease”…

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Largent’s Bar and Grille Takes Over Former 44 Space After much gossip, speculation and anticipation, the Market Square restaurant space vacated by 44 Sports Bar and Grill last June has been leased to a new family-oriented restaurant called Largent’s Bar…

Stacking Up Kentlands’ Retail Vacancies

The Kentlands retail district contains over half a million square feet of retail space across its four major regions. According to the city of Gaithersburg’s 2008 master plan, these regions include the cross-streets of Kentlands Boulevard, Market Street and Main…

SPAGnVOLA Makes Plans to Expand

SPAGnVOLA, located at 360 Main Street, is looking to expand later this year, possibly as soon as May or June. The gourmet chocolate shop, which also serves gelato and espresso drinks, has been at its current location for two years,…

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Kentlands Family Barber Moves to Main Street The Kentlands Family Barber Shop, formerly of 109 Booth Street, has finally moved to its new location on Main Street. The move was in the works for quite some time, but the shop…

Peppers Offers a Taste of Everything!

Mike and Jyoti Bhatnagar are not typical neighborhood takeout restaurant owners. They have decades of experience and enough stories to keep customers satisfied even before their food is ready. Primarily a catering company initially, Peppers opened as Monsoon Kitchens in…