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Start Now! Shop Local This Holiday Season

This year, The Town Courier encourages you to support local business, which in turn helps to support local jobs, infrastructure and the community. Shopping local really is the gift that keeps on giving year-round. According to the Kentlands Shop Small…

The Intriguing Frederick Forsyth

Photo | Sharon Allen Gilder

D.L. Wilson, known for his bestselling thrillers, interviewed British author and bestselling suspense novelist Frederick Forsyth on Oct. 7 as part of the Gaithersburg Book Festival’s Author Series.

English author Frederick Forsyth, the bestselling and award-winning master of thrilling suspense novels, spoke on Oct. 7 at the Gaithersburg Library and regaled attendees with stories from his remarkable life that has spawned 15 novels, two short story collections, and…

Raising the Bar for Cancer Research

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Shari Segal credits the community and workout at The Bar Method North Potomac for helping her to recover from 
breast cancer.

This month, Jenn Menconi and Jennifer Gawronski, owners of The Bar Method North Potomac at 189 Kentlands Boulevard, and their clients, who are predominantly women, are raising the bar for cancer research. “Because breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer…

Ted’s Montana Grill Brings Bison and More to Downtown Crown

There’s a new Ted on Downtown Crown’s Ellington Boulevard. Not to be confused with Ted’s Bulletin down the block, Ted’s Montana Grill opened Oct. 5. Both owners—media entrepreneur-bison rancher-chairman Ted Turner, and concept creator-restaurateur-CEO George McKerrow Jr.—came from their Atlanta…

Shop Talk

Crush Cancer for Cohen Is Huge Success Nearly 400 people signed up and donated to Crush Cancer for Cohen, and the pub run and walk organized by Fleet Feet Sports Gaithersburg raised $8,000 to benefit Austin Cohen in his fight…

Beatty Portfolio to Be Offered for Sale

Photo | Pam Schipper

The Beatty portfolio, which includes Kentlands Market Square, will soon be offered  for sale.

Ken Miller, Beatty chief operating officer, told a group assembled Sept. 29 at the Kentlands Starbucks that the Beatty portfolio—seven commercial strip centers and Kentlands Market Square—will soon be offered for sale, according to Kentlands Town Architect Marina Khoury. The…

Inferno Heats Up Darnestown Road

Photo | Pam Schipper

Chef Tony Conte prepares to open Inferno Pizzeria Napoletana the first week in October. The restaurant is on Darnestown Road across from Quince Orchard High School in the Safeway shopping center.

Chef Tony Conte strides into his soon-to-be opened Inferno Pizzeria Napoletana on Darnestown Road and brings some groceries back to his open-air kitchen. He’s demonstrating authentic Neapolitan pizza-making in a Marana Forni wood-fired oven tonight—Inferno will be the first Associazione…

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Grape Escape Has a Cut Above Ribbon Cutting Ceremony “We were completely overwhelmed by the outpouring of support and love,” said Pinky Rodgers about the over 250 well-wishing customers, family and friends who embraced her and her husband, Pepe, throughout…