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Kentlands Fall Festival a Success The second annual Kentlands Fall Festival hosted by Bella Ballet brought close to 1,000 people out on Oct. 5 to enjoy fall treats, face painting, moon bounce and more on the lawn of the Kentlands…

Kentlands Bridal Showcase Prepares Couples to Say ‘I Do’

Photo | Marylou Bono Andi Kenney of Tart & Craft was one of the vendors at this year’s Kentlands Mansion Bridal Showcase.

Last Sunday afternoon, I experienced my first bridal showcase featuring a mock wedding at the Kentlands Mansion. As I got closer to the entrance, there was a floral fragrance in the air. Little did I know that flowers are only…

Grand Opening: Cinépolis Marks the Future of Moviegoing

Photo | Lilly Price A luxurious lobby sets the stage for the Cinépolis moviegoing experience.

After more than a year of building and renovations, Kentlands Market Square has a movie theater again, but one like never before. Cinépolis USA made its Maryland debut last Friday with a soft opening in Gaithersburg. A grand opening is…

New Superfood Café Encourages Customers to Stay Awhile

Photo | Lilly Price Berries & Bowls opened in Kentlands Market Square on Sept. 9. Since then the new superfood café has served approxi- mately 200 pounds of bananas every single day.

Sept. 9 marked the opening week of Berries & Bowls, a fast-paced café with a restaurant vibe that promises customers its fruit bowls, smoothies and juices are the healthiest meal they will eat all day. Located at 120 Market St.,…

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Pritchard Music Academy Plans 10th Anniversary & Grand Opening Celebration Pritchard Music Academy (PMA) will celebrate the grand opening of its bigger location at 221 Kentlands Boulevard on Saturday, Oct. 5—as well as its 10th anniversary. Come out to Kentlands…

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Putting Mead Back on the Map For millennia, mead was enjoyed by all—royalty, laborers, merchants, paupers and pirates. According to Clear Skies Mead, coming soon to 325 Main St., “mead is possibly the oldest fermented beverage we humans have enjoyed.”…

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Photo | Phil Fabrizio, PhotoLoaf Ranken Noodle House, serving ramen, udon and soba, is coming to the Kentlands Market Square paseo. The restaurant anticipates a spring 2020 opening

Occasions Gift Store Coming to Kentlands Market Square Local resident Stephanie Menick is opening her second store location close to home—right on Market Street between Bath & Floor Stiles, Inc. and Kentlands Dentistry. The Cabin John location of Occasions Gift…

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Photo | Pam Schipper MOD Pizza opened on July 9 in Kentlands Market Square.

New Ownership at iSOLD It Focused on Community Outreach Professional reseller of quality items for 14 years, iSOLD It in the Shops at Potomac Valley has a new owner, one who is committed to giving back to the community and…

Pritchards Lobby Congress for Music Education in Public Schools

Joe Pritchard and his daughter, Olivia, recently joined with fellow members of the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation to lobby Congress for funding music education in public schools. Photo | Submitted

“Nobody doesn’t love music,” said Joe Pritchard, who firmly believes in the value of instilling that love in children as part of a well-rounded education. He acknowledged that such thinking is also intrinsic to the future of his business, Kentlands’…

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Michele Rubin’s “Troubled Waters” is part of the new “Oceans of Creativity” exhibit at Artists on Market. Photo | Courtesy of Michele Rubin

Kentlands Wine Harvest Closes After 20 years in Kentlands, The Wine Harvest is closing its doors. The kitchen shut down on June 30, and the Market Street institution should close completely by the end of the first week in July.…