Hometown Holidays Music Festival (featuring Taste of Rockville) is going down on Memorial Day Weekend (May 27 and 28). Free music, inexpensive and great tasting food, and so much more at Rockville Town Square.
Quince Orchard High School alum, Darnell Leslie, has signed with the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent.
Bethesda has Benihana, Germantown and Olney have Sakura, Gaithersburg has Ziki, and now Rockville will have Kabu as the Japanese Steakhouse is planning a downtown Rockville location soon. www.bethesdamagazine.com/Bethesda-Beat/2017/Japanese-Steakhouse-Plans-Downtown-Rockville-Location/
I was able to confirm that Lifetime Fitness in Gaithersburg will be serving beer and wine at their outdoor pool this summer (they had applied for a permit a few months back).
Fenton Street Market kicks off this Sunday. Over 30 restaurants and a lot more along Georgia Ave. starting Sunday. www.sourceofthespring.com/fenton-street-market-kicks-off-2017-season-sunday/
2 scratch tickets won a combined $150,000 in recent weeks. BOTH were sold in Germantown! www.germantownpulse.net/single-post/2017/05/18/Two-Big-Lottery-Prizes-Sold-in-Germantown
Wawa is coming to D.C…one step closer to MoCo. www.popville.com/2017/05/wawa-coming-to-washington-district-of-columbia/
The link contains a list of where every MoCo High School will hold graduation this year. Some will be live-streamed. patch.com/maryland/rockville/montgomery-county-schools-release-commencement-information
Almost all County employees will be able to apply to telework (work from home) starting June 12th. Potential to ease some traffic congestion…
New Metro hours as of June 25th:
Mon-Thurs: 5am – 11pm
Friday: 5am – 1am
Saturday: 7am – 1am
Sunday: 8am – 11pm
Other metro changes can be found at the official metro website www.wmata.com
President Donald Trump’s son, Barron, will go to school at St. Andrew’s in Potomac. patch.com/maryland/bethesda-chevychase/trump-family-chooses-barrons-new-school-source
Former Redskins running back, Clinton Portis, had a warrant out for his arrest last week for missing traffic court in Montgomery County. wjla.com/sports/content/warrant-issued-for-former-redskin-clinton-portis-for-failure-to-appear-in-court
Olney Town Commons picking up steam… http://www.mymcmedia.org/forum-on-the-future-of-olney-town-commons-to-be-held-on-may-20/
Watkins Mill High School is hosting Rock The Block 2017 on Saturday, June 3rd from 3pm-6pm. Free Hot Dogs, FREE T-SHIRT FOR FIRST 100 PEOPLE! Moon bounces, LIVE DJ /Music, Inflatable Sports Challenges, Carnival Games and Prizes, and a LOT MORE. There will be something for ALL ages at this event.
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