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Shop Talk

Vasilis/Peppers Renovation Ongoing, Revised Schedule Original plans called for an April completion date for renovations to the former Star Diner building in Market Square. Work continues at 705 Center Point Way to create the new Vasilis Mediterranean Grill restaurant and…

City Scene

Finalists Named in Essay Contest A dozen finalists were selected for the Gaithersburg Book Festival’s sixth annual High School Student Short Story contest. The first-, second-, third-place and fan favorite will be announced during the May 21 festival held on the City…

Assignment Education

Srinidhi Guruvayurappan Named 2016 Gaithersburg Junior Mayor Out of the record-setting 229 entries submitted by resident fourth graders in the City of Gaithersburg, Srinidhi Guruvayurappan of Diamond Elementary School has been selected as Gaithersburg’s next Junior Mayor. Her first appearance…

Arts & Entertainment

‘Contemporary Quilters: A Modern View of Life’ Through April 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Arts Barn Work by Albert Feldman, Floris Flan, Margaret Hartranft, Lauren Kingsland, Sarah Pavlik, Donna Radner, Anne Smyers and Susan Walen will be…

The Park Pages

Photo | Christine Darton-Henrichsen, potshots by Christine

Cherry blossoms bloom near the Quince Orchard Park pond.

QOP News Signs of Spring The management company has been working to refresh the neighborhood after a long winter. Expect more landscaping and tree pruning, as well as the return of bubbling fountains in Quince Orchard Park ponds and Mill…

Mike at the Movies

Hello, My Name Is Doris (R) **** This is a feast for Sally Field fans. She is Doris Miller, a 60-something drudge at a company filled with “up and comers” as evidenced by the replacement of all work chairs with…

Alice, the White Rabbit and I

It was the 1933 movie version of “Alice in Wonderland” that first introduced me to this Lewis Carroll classic. The bizarre characters didn’t frighten me because they were played by an all-star cast that was familiar to me. Even though…