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Vasili’s Recognized With Planning Award The City of Gaithersburg Planning Commission awarded 2017 Gaithersburg Planning Awards to seven recipients Nov. 1. Awards were given to Vasili’s Kitchen, Lakeforest Animal Hospital, Quince Orchard Plaza Redevelopment, Crown HOA Clubhouse, La Casita Restaurant,…

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Merchants Host Afternoon Trick or Treat Trick or treat on Main Street and in Kentlands Market Square on Sunday, Oct. 29, 3 to 5 p.m. Participating merchants will display a “Main St. & Market Square Trick or Treating” flyer in…

Edible Arrangements Opening Soon

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Khurram and Iram Shahzad will open Edible Arrangements in Kentlands Place on Oct. 12.

Longtime North Potomac residents Khurram and Iram Shahzad are about to turn their sweet dream into reality. Their Edible Arrangements store and eatery will have a soft opening on Thursday, Oct. 12. The Shahzads chose their Kentlands Place location because…

Sin & Grin Is Opening Soon on Main Street

Vasilisians have something to smile about thanks to Sin & Grin, the latest restaurant offering from the Hristopoulos family. The long-awaited conversion of Vasili’s original location at 353 Main St. is underway with Sin & Grin anticipating a mid-October opening.…

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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…