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New Chop Shop Is a Cut Above

Photo | Mac Kennedy

John and Nelcy Grande recently opened The Chop Shop Neighborhood Butchery in the Safeway Shopping Center on Darnestown Road.

The Chop Shop Neighborhood Butchery opened Jan. 25 in the Safeway Shopping Center across Darnestown Road from Quince Orchard High School. Customers are already posting to Yelp with great reviews, but one from Bill P. made owner John Grande especially…

Shop Talk

Fleet Feet Running for Good With the support of its community of runners and walkers, Fleet Feet Gaithersburg raised and donated $13,700 to charities in 2016. Funds helped the MIB for Osteosarcoma research, Girls on the Run of Montgomery County,…

City Scene

17th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Returns March 11 The City of Gaithersburg, in partnership with Rio Washingtonian Center and the Harp and Shamrock Society, will host the 17th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 11 at Rio…

Arts & Entertainment

Art League of Germantown (ALOG) Mixed-Media Exhibit Through April 14; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; please call 301.258.6425 to confirm gallery availability, Kentlands Mansion This juried mixed-media exhibit features artwork by ALOG members. Free. www.gaithersburgmd.gov ‘Arte di Primavera’ March 3-May 1,…

Assignment Education

Arts Barn Plans ‘Magical’ Spring Break Children ages 7 to 11 will create their own worlds during the Arts Barn Spring Break Art Camp, “Magical Spring,” April 10 through 14. Projects include building tiny doors for ‘wee folk’ that live…

The Park Pages

Photo |Mac Kennedy

Come see the beautifully renovated QOP Clubhouse! Fitness room access will not be possible until new flooring arrives and is installed, sometime in mid-March.

QOP NEWS Clubhouse Fitness Room Gets New Equipment The Board approved a contract with Corporate Fitness Works for supply and maintenance of new equipment for the expanded fitness room. Equipment, which includes rowing machines and weight equipment, was selected based…

Mike at the Movies

Get Out (R) **** This film is an amalgam of several forms, ranging from sci fi to romance to thriller to horror. On balance, Jason Peele, the writer and director, got it about right—though a bit less of the science…