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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…

Letter to the Editor

As you may know, Peppers Taco & Wine Bar closed its doors earlier in February after completing a five-year lease term. Over the past five years we have feasted, cherished, laughed, danced and created beautiful memories we will hold dear…

Taco Daddy Brings Fresh Food, Fresh Take on 555 Quince Orchard

Photo | Phil Fabrizio Chef Damian Portugez sends a plate of tacos ready to be served through the kitchen window.

When Kentlands resident Neel Kamal opened a second, lively Taco Daddy Cantina & Tequila Bar (the original Taco Daddy in downtown Frederick was opened about a year ago) in the Quince Diamond Executive Center at 555 Quince Orchard Road, he…

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Photo | Nora Fitzpatrick Covered in snow, the Kentlands Mansion is a popular wedding venue all year long.

Mansion Wins 2019 Couples’ Choice Kentlands Mansion received the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award for a seventh time. “Kentlands Mansion received this esteemed award based on their outstanding experience working with real newlyweds. WeddingWire features more than three million reviews, and…

MorFIT Promises a Well-Run Hometown Gym

Photo | Submitted The former Gold’s Gym North Potomac is now MorFIT Gym.

Morgan Barnes appears to have just what the former Gold’s Gym North Potomac needed. Effective Jan. 15, she took over the facility, renamed MorFIT Gym, with plans and “confidence in my ability to give members the comfortable and high-level experience”…

Town Architect Urges Design Changes for Luxury Apartment Building

Illustrations | Duany Plater-Zyberk DPZ’s suggested redesign for entry from Kentlands Boulevard along the new Commerce Square Place incorporates more public space and adds more parking.

Kentlands Town Architect Marina Khoury, a partner with Duany Plater-Zyberk (DPZ), shared suggestions for Kimco’s Phase 2 redevelopment of Kentlands Market Square at the Jan. 23 Kentlands Citizens Assembly Board (KCA) meeting. Proposed is a six-story luxury apartment building with…