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PMA Musicians Spread Holiday Cheer Pritchard Music Academy (PMA) musicians have been out and about, spreading holiday cheer. The first weekend in December saw Powerhouse Brass, Advanced Brass, Intermediate Ensemble and the Holiday Ensemble playing around the city. The 2016…

Liquor Control Authority Proposed

In a written statement issued on Nov. 17, County Executive Isiah Leggett referenced the future of the Department of Liquor Control (DLC) and the issue of privatizing the distribution of alcoholic beverages in Montgomery County. Earlier this year, at his…

Revitalizing Kentlands’ Main Street

Photo | Sharon Allen Gilder

Kennedy Lawson Smith was a guest speaker on Nov. 15 at the Arts Barn. Kentlands Community Foundation program liaison Ruthzaly Weich was instrumental in bringing Smith’s “Revitalizing Main Streets” presentation.

The opening lyrics of Lerner & Lowe’s “On the Street Where You Live,” from Broadway’s hit show “My Fair Lady,” might be likened to the romance Kentlands residents have with their community and the relationships built among its new urbanism…

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GGCC Holiday Mixer Collects 50 Toys for Toys for Tots The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce’s annual “Give Thanks” Cocktail Mixer at Pinky & Pepe’s Grape Escape, 223 Kentlands Boulevard, contributed 50 toys to the store’s annual Toys for Tots drive.…

Local Artist Karen Kearney Rocks

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Lakelands resident Karen Kearney creates custom jewelry that she complements with a hip and casual clothing line.

Karen Kearney has fashioned her custom jewelry and clothing business, KarensRocksandRags, from inspiration she gathers from the fashion industry, music and nature. Her roots in the area run deep. She was born at Sibley Hospital in Washington, D.C, and was…