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Photo | Mac Kennedy More than 100 people participated in the first Bella’s Walk with Hope on Saturday, April 27. The walk raised $2,075.00 for Dr. Terry Wahls’ multiple sclerosis research.

Nestle Toll House Participates in Tree House Tour de Cookie Kentlands Nestle Toll House by Chip, located at 11 Arch Place in the Colonnade, is one of the sponsors for The Tree House Tour de Cookie 2019. The tour is…

Clear Skies Ahead for Meadery to Open in Kentlands This Fall

Photo | Submitted Clear Skies Mead’s steampunk honey bee logo reflects their concept of merging the old with the new to “bring mead into the modern age,” according to co-owner Yancy Bodenstein.

Yancy Bodenstein knows more than a modicum about mead. The Gaithersburg-based home brewer has been making the alcoholic beverage for about 13 years and has won a few awards for his products. “I would argue that mead is the oldest…

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Photo | Pam Schipper House-made sangria is popular at Cinco de Mayo’s newest location in Urbana.

MBT Student Selected for Youth American Grand Prix Finals Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy student Samantha Stillwell was chosen to participate in the world’s largest student ballet scholarship competition, the Youth America Grand Prix finals in New York City this…

Pritchard Music Academy Opens in Kentlands Square

Photo | Phil Fabrizio In their new space at 221 Kentlands Boulevard, Becky and Joe Pritchard now offer a full-line music store.

It must have been like that final season 10 episode of “Friends” when all six characters leave their keys on the kitchen counter in Monica and Chandler’s empty apartment. Happy to be moving, they knew they would miss the good…

New Confidence by Hope Apparel Line Empowers

Photo | Submitted Hope Bingham, owner of Bella Ballet, will host a launch party for her new apparel line on Saturday, April 13, 5 to 7 p.m. at the 347 Kentlands Boulevard dance studio.

Bella Ballet’s bright and airy studio in Kentlands is reflective of its owner’s personality. The ballet school’s pink walls are emblazoned with messages of strength and empowerment, a message that Hope Bingham has pushed since she became a ballet teacher.…

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New Businesses ‘Coming Soon’ to Kentlands Market Square “Coming Soon” signs went up last week in Kentlands Market Square. Kentlands will soon be home to Cinco de Mayo, Barrels & Brews, Berries & Bowls and Goldfish Swim School. Cinco de…

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Photo | Pam Schipper The Wine Harvest will be putting on the green for St. Patrick’s Day.

Wine Harvest Brews Fun for St. Patrick’s Day The Wine Harvest, 114 Market St., is putting on the green for St. Patrick’s Day. They will be pouring Guinness, Harp and Smithwick’s beer and running specials on corned beef and Reuben…

State Small Cell Bill Meets Opposition

Photo | Submitted New state legislation proposed by House Bill 654 would supersede local ordinances and regulations, limiting local government authority over the installation of small cell equipment and poles in the public ROWs.

The desire for faster Internet speed has resulted in a push for implementation of 5G small cell technology in Maryland coupled with a streamlined statewide approval process. This has been met with opposition across the state from municipalities who want…

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Grand Opening Held for Salon Lofts Salon Lofts, which opened Feb. 4 at 652 Center Point Way, held a grand opening event on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2 to 7 p.m. Home to independent beauty professionals, Salon Lofts Kentlands currently offers…