Mike at the Movies

Love, Simon (PG-13) **** One of the better, wittier and more sensitive of high school pictures that’s come along in a long time. Nick Robinson is Simon, a high school senior wistfully making it to graduation while protecting his secret…

Next Steps: Putting Age on Ice

Photo | Syl Sobel
Kentlands resident Mike Demers, a member of the GeriHatricks hockey team, waits to take the ice at the Gardens Ice House in Laurel.

For many people seeking to stay active as they age, playing sports is a popular activity. Golf, tennis, pickleball and even softball for the team-oriented are sports that many seniors choose to stay fit, engage with other people, and do…

Show Goes on at DC Metro Theater Arts

Photo | Submitted 
Kentlands’ own Nicole Hertvik assumed editorship of DC Metro Theater Arts after the untimely passing of beloved founder and editor Joel Markowitz.

DC Metro Theater Arts has been the go-to source for reviews and stories about the latest offerings on the DMV arts scene for many years. In 2015, Gaithersburg resident Nicole Hertvik was hired by founder and editor Joel Markowitz to…

Proposed Drive-Through Ignites Discussion

Courtesy of Michael Watkins Architect, LLC
The proposed infill buildings shouldn’t be considered in isolation;  Watkins depicts some suggested changes for the center.

The three commercial infill buildings proposed for the Lowe’s parking lot area in Kentlands Square—Kentlands Square Infill Sites SDP-7712-2017—are moving through the city’s development process again with the close of the Planning Commission’s public comment period on March 9. Framed…