Business

New Multifamily Residential Considered

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Owners of the property that includes Diya Bistro and its parking lot are considering residential development of the site.

The future of the property on which the Diya Bistro now operates is in question. Rumors on the Nextdoor Kentlands website have been running rampant, and Colonnade residents are expressing concern about their quality of life and property values. According…

Peppers Taco Bar Re-opens

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Jyoti and Mike Bhatnagar re-opened Peppers Taco Bar in Kentlands Market Square on Wednesday, July 13.

Peppers Taco Bar, located at 705 Center Point Way in Kentlands Market Square, re-opened quietly on Wednesday, July 13. Owners Mike and Jyoti Bhatnagar are happy to announce that they will celebrate a grand re-opening on Thursday, July 21. Peppers…

Shop Talk

Kentlands Place Beer & Wine Open Sherry Lee, who co-owns Kentlands’ newest beer and wine store with her brother and sister-in-law, said that her store offers a wide selection. A Clarksburg resident, Lee grew up in Rockville and has seen…

Tails Wag for Fit Dog Adventures

There well may be sadder experiences than the beloved dog sent to a kennel while its family travels—but not many. Movement restricted, the dog is confined to a crate and surrounded by unfamiliar humans and dogs and unusual smells and…

Learn to Swim at the British Swim School

Pools and summer go together like sleds and winter but people need to make sure water safety is paramount during their aquatic experience. The British Swim School has more than 1,200 students in their programs throughout multiple locations in Montgomery…

Keeping It Fresh at the Main Street Market

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Aluminaries by Rona offers handmade, one-of-a kind aluminum jewelry. When the City of Gaithersburg opened the year-round Main Street Farmers Market to artists this March, Aluminaries was the first vendor to sign up.

Every Saturday, rain or shine, the Main Street Farmers and Artists Market has been a gathering place for the community, offering fresh and prepared foods, artists’ creations and opportunities to connect with community organizations. The market has become such a…

Pritchard Music Students Take on NYC

Photo | Becky Pritchard

Pritchard Music Academy took 17 students to perform with the Patriot Brass Ensemble in New York City for a Memorial Day concert for veterans. Here, students stand in front of The Church of Saint Luke in the Fields in NYC’s Village where they performed. Students (back row, L to R) include Luke Wonnacott, David Rea, Jacob Latour, Brian Rea, Sophie Durmowicz, Vanya Gorbachev, Jason McFadden, Josh Ayres and Kristen Gottlieb; (middle row, L to R) Ivan Postovit, Iris Postovit, Lucas Englert-Fernandez and Katie Judge; (front row, L to R) Lauren Campano, William Bouley and Matthias Englert-Fernandez.

Pritchard Music Academy provides private music lessons, group classes and chamber ensemble experience to 240 local students ages 2 to 78 from their Kentlands Main Street studio. But according to Steven Behnke, executive director for New York City’s Patriot Brass…