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Grand Opening Held for Salon Lofts

Salon Lofts, which opened Feb. 4 at 652 Center Point Way, held a grand opening event on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2 to 7 p.m. Home to independent beauty professionals, Salon Lofts Kentlands currently offers a variety of services from eleven businesses. Eight lofts are still available, waiting for more independent beauty professionals to call them home. For more information, visit

Capitol Benefits Welcomes Clients of Northern Integrity

Capitol Benefits, LLC acquired the clients of Northern Integrity Insurance, a Rockville-based agency previously providing  home, auto and umbrella insurance to the D.C. Metro area. Jeremiah Eliason, the former president of Northern Integrity,
recently decided to focus on his law practice full time.

Capitol Benefits, LLC is an award-winning independent insurance agency representing more than 100 insurance companies and offering all types of insurance. It officially acquired the assets of Northern Integrity in February 2019.

“We warmly welcome the clients of Northern Integrity to our insurance family,” Capitol Benefits President Joshua Lavine said. “Our goal is to provide our new clients, as well as all of our existing clients, with the very best service to accompany the latest technology and plan offerings.”

Capitol Benefits is located at 364 Main St. Visit for more information.

Fleet Feet Plans Diva Brunch

Fleet Feet, Gaithersburg, 255 Kentlands Boulevard, offers women a morning of pampering and fun on Sunday, March 3, 10 a.m. to noon. Women can enjoy mini spa treatments, giveaways, contests, food and mimosas. You can also get fitted for a  sports bra. The event is free, but please register at

Paseo Summer Opening Anticipated

According to Jennifer Maisch, director of corporate communications for Kimco, the Kentlands Market Square paseo is  expected to open this summer. The paseo, joining the new Commerce Square Place with Market Street, will feature smaller sitdown and quick-service dining establishments, as well as boutique retail and fitness.

Grow Gaithersburg Website Updated

Gaithersburg’s Office of Economic Development recently launched an updated Grow Gaithersburg website. The new format allows for quicker access to information on commercial properties, community demographics, incentives, and planning and permitting. Grow Gaithersburg is designed to assist businesses seeking to expand or locate here. Visit to check it out.