Category: Business

Shop Talk

Whole Foods on Facebook Whole Foods Market at Kentlands is on Facebook. On the store’s social media site, you will find store specials and news such as when the store recently closed early because of a winter storm. Not on…

Kentlands Artist Finds Her Hobby Works

While Kentlands artist Pam Berry began creating pottery as a hobby, today her work is sold at shops throughout the area. Berry began taking pottery classes as a way to meet people outside her workplace when she was a young…

“A Historic Moment”

Something new is coming to Olde Towne Gaithersburg and local officials and area residents say this is an “exciting” time for their city. A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the Westchester at Olde Towne on Jan. 25. The new Archstone…

Fitness Resolutions Mean More Crowds at the Gym

This is the time of year that can typically be frustrating for many people whose daily workout is part of their regular routine. In the next few weeks, expect local gyms to be more crowded than usual as the New…

Gas Wars

There’s a new player in town in the gas market, and so far it’s the drivers who are winning the gas wars. Darnestown Liberty opened its doors at the corner of Darnestown and Quince Orchard roads in November, giving drivers…

Last Minute Shopping Ideas

If you’ve made your list, checked it twice, and realized you have some last-minute Christmas shopping to do, you better not pout, you better not cry because it’s not as bad as you think. There’s no need to stress about…

Kentlands Downtown “Doing Exceptionally Well”

The Kentlands commercial areas have nine vacant spaces, making it one of the best-occupied commercial districts in Montgomery County, Deputy City Manager Tony Tomasello told members of the Kentlands Downtown Partnership. About 20 members of the partnership of business gathered…

Sunday Sales are Brisk

The doors opened at noon and the customers quickly followed on Nov. 21 as Sunday sales began at Montgomery County’s 24 liquor and wine stores. Within 12 minutes, there were 10 customers shopping at the Darnestown Road location. “It’s about…

Knapp Questions EDC

The city’s new economic consultant, Mike Knapp, attended the Gaithersburg Economic Development Committee’s (EDC) monthly meeting on Nov. 19 at City Hall to meet the volunteers and to solicit their input on economic development. He was accompanied by Carol Brideau,…