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Christmas in July It’s not your imagination. Some evenings on and near Main Street, holiday music can be heard, carried by the summer breeze. The Pritchard Music Academy’s Powerhouse Brass has been hard at work practicing outside the studio on…

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Komodo USA Debuts Grade Level Math On July 2, Komodo USA at 402 Main St. began offering a Grade Level Math program to students in grades 1 through 6. The tutoring center, known for its use of the abacus to…

Largent’s Closes Amid a Storied Tale

Photo| Mac Kennedy

Largent’s Restaurant and Bar closed its doors on Monday, June 29 after some 17 months in business.

The location on the corner of Center Point Way and Market Street is beautiful, rising two stories with great big windows on top and an inviting corner entrance. But restaurant after restaurant has failed there, leading many in the community…

Thai Tanium Adds Spice to Market Square

Photo | Christine Darton-Henrichsen, Potshots by Christine

Thai Tanium’s popular $20 special includes entrees like this spicy lomein, an appetizer 
and beverage.

Call him Pat. With a name—Pattarapong Sebamonpimol—that is quite a mouthful, it seems a wise choice for the affable owner of Kentlands Market Square’s Thai Tanium Restaurant. Pat opened the eatery in March 2006 when he and his wife Sirinee,…

Public Hearing Airs Views on Proposed Zoning Amendment

Photo | Pam Schipper

Office use is permitted under current zoning for second story space in Kentlands Market Square. This 1,800-square-foot location is available for lease above Kentlands Dentistry and Implant Center at 115 Market St.

On June 17, the City of Gaithersburg Planning Commission held a meeting and public hearing in City Council Chambers on the Beatty Management Company’s application for amendment to Kentlands Market Square’s current MXD retail/restaurant zoning. The initial application, brought before…

Pastry Chef Ashleigh Pearson Is Paris-Bound

Photo | Pam Schipper

Pastry Chef Ashleigh Pearson discusses her restaurant’s most popular dessert, Petite Sweets, with Chef Brian McBride. Petite Sweets remains on the menu following the restaurant’s official transformation into Boulevard Tavern.

On Jan. 5, 2016, Brasserie Beck/Boulevard Tavern Pastry Chef Ashleigh Pearson will start a new chapter in her life, studying for nine-and-a-half months at the world-famous Le Cordon Bleu Paris. She was awarded a $10K scholarship recently by Les Dames…

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Summer Suds Pub Run/Walk Raises Money for KCF On June 18, more than 160 runners and walkers came out for Fleet Feet’s summer pub run fundraiser, making stops at pub partners who donated beer—Pinky & Pepe’s, Quincy’s, Potomac Pizza, Largent’s…