Lady Cougars Storm Playoffs

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Destini Kelley goes up against Kennedy in QO’s winning playoff game, 74-32.

At press time, the Lady Cougars were scheduled to play at Gaithersburg March 1 at 7 p.m. in the section finals of the 2017 playoffs.  QO took down their first two playoff opponents and are looking to continue their late push. QO traveled to…

Community Loses Its Toy Box

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Sandi and Lew Tipograph will close their store in Kentlands Market Square by the end of the month.

The Tipographs have decided to call it quits. Tipo’s Toy Box, the wonderful little store Sandi and Lew have “poured our hearts into” for the past three years, is closing its doors. “We came to this business with a lot…

Kentlands Psychotherapy Celebrates a Decade

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Dr. Elizabeth Carr, founder of Kentlands Psychotherapy, relaxes with an unofficial member of her team, Riley.

Dr. Elizabeth Carr is staying put. “I will never move again,” declared the founder of Kentlands Psychotherapy, which has inhabited four different spaces in the 10 years since Carr first put up her shingle on Kentlands’ Main Street. The practice’s…

Dala Coming to Singer Songwriter Series

Photo | Olivia Brown

Sheila Carabine and Amanda Walther, the Canadian acoustic folk duo, perform at the Arts Barn March 4 in the Singer Songwriter Concert Series.

Their influences range from the Beatles to Joni Mitchell, from Neil Young to Bob Dylan. NPR said they have “an ear for pop hooks” and found their songs “warm and comfortable.” Dala, the Juno Award nominees and winners of the…

Around Town

History of Retail Subject of Next Lecture Mike Watkins, one of the original town architects, will speak at the Feb. 21 Kentlands Lecture Series at the Arts Barn. His presentation, “The History of Retail in Kentlands & Lakelands,” is open…