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Business Closings in Kentlands Continue The third week in September brought three business closings to Kentlands: Pasha Land and 16 Handles in Kentlands Market Square and Kmart in Kentlands Square. The 16 Handles in Rio/Washingtonian Center has also closed. Opus…

Dr. Karl Lee Retires

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Dr. Karl Lee (R) retired Oct. 1, leaving his 211 Market St. West practice in the capable hands of Dr. Ernest Ponraj (L). Melissa Chen (center) continues as practice manager.

Kentlands dentist Dr. Karl Lee retired on Oct. 1, leaving his 211 Market St. West practice in the hands of Dr. Ernest Ponraj and longtime practice manager Melissa Chen. In a statement, Dr. Lee said that he is looking forward…

Manhattan Short Film Festival Moves to Arts Barn

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In “Do No Harm,” a Manhattan Short finalist from New Zealand, violent gangsters storm into a hospital in China to stop a crucial operation.

Due to anticipated renovations at the Kentlands Paragon Stadium 10, this year’s Manhattan Short Film Festival finals have been relocated from its longtime Kentlands theater location to the Arts Barn. The popular festival, which has drawn capacity crowds for the…

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Sin & Grin to Open on Main Street The Hristopoulos family has some delicious news. They are opening a new restaurant at their old Vasilis Mediterranean Grill location on Main Street. Sin & Grin will offer quick casual dining with…

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XC Students Off and Running Fleet Feet Gaithersburg, 255 Kentlands Boulevard, held its annual Cross Country Day on Friday, Aug. 18. More than 300 student athletes and their coaches participated. Seven high schools came out, including Quince Orchard and Northwest.…

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MBT Receives Grant Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy (MBT), located at 220 Perry Parkway in Gaithersburg, received a grant from the Washington Nationals Delta Dream Foundation. Funds will be used to reach students in local Title 1 elementary schools with…

New Operator Announced for Kentlands Theater

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According to a company spokesperson, the theater auditorium and lobby of the Kentlands Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas is anticipated to look like that of the Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas Rancho Santa Margarita location.

Kimco Realty, owners of Kentlands Market Square, announced July 20 that Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas will open at the Kentlands theater location in 2019. Cinépolis operates 16 movie houses in the U.S., and six located in California and Florida are Luxury…

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Cheers to Gazebo Café Ji and Tim Sung will begin serving beer and wine when they debut new dinner hours in less than two weeks’ time. The owners of Gazebo Café at 422 Main Street, an especially popular spot for…

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Kmart Expected to Close Mid-September The Kentlands Square Kmart will be closing Sept. 17, according to a store employee. This location closure is part of an additional 20 Sears and Kmart store closings announced mid-June. Total Sears and Kmart store…