City News

Riding for More Than Miles

By Sean Gossard They rode 320 miles in only four days. From Pittsburgh, through the mountains of western Pennsylvania and Maryland, beside the Potomac River in Harpers Ferry, W.  Va., and finally along the C&O Canal to their destination at…

Moms on the Run Head to Washingtonian Woods

The cars with Virginia license plates were the first to arrive;  Virginians had allowed ample time for traffic. Shortly thereafter, cars from Maryland and the District formed a line that snaked out the drive of the Washingtonian Woods Clubhouse and…

Around Town

Kentlands Panel Examines Managing Turf Without Chemicals Chuck Schuster is a senior agent, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Commercial Horticulture at the University of Maryland, Montgomery County Extension Service. On  Oct. 2 at the Kentlands Community Clubhouse, he spoke to a…

Shop Talk

Moe’s Southwest Grill Comes to Gaithersburg The restaurant famous for its rollicking “Welcome to Moe’s!” is coming to Gaithersburg in the Shops of Potomac Valley shopping center in November. Franchise partner Frank Maresca said that the franchise has locations in…

The Art of Making a Joyful Noise

Photo | Phil Fabrizio

“One of the things that I would like to do is work with our very talented staff to think more cohesively about The Arts Barn and what it can be as a place for education, as a place for inspiration, as a place that leads to innovation,” Shellie Williams explained.

By Pam Schipper Shellie Williams, who assumed directorship of The Arts Barn on Sept. 3, is a versatile and vibrant woman who believes passionately in the arts. Her knowledge cuts across the arts—music, theatre, fine art, literary arts and arts…

Arts & Entertainment

“The War of the Worlds” and “When Welles Collide” Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 27 In partnership with Sandy Spring Theatre Group, The Arts Barn presents a special adaptation of Orson Welles’ Halloween 1938 radio broadcast that scared a nation.…