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New Year’s in MoCo: A Night of Celebrations and Culture

Welcome to 2016! With the anticipated arrival of the New Year, families throughout Montgomery County joined millions across the country to watch the famous ball drop in Times Square. However,…

Significance and History of MLK Day: A Reflection

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” In his book…

Gifts From the Heart, Not the Mall

In the holiday season, people often hit the stores to purchase presents for their family and friends. However, a memorable, heartfelt gift does not necessarily have to come in the…

December Theater Productions

As Christmas is almost upon us, so are many of our county’s annual productions. From the many different plays in schools, such as “Les Misérables” at Richard Montgomery to Rockville Theatre’s annual production…

Stunning Lightshows at Gaithersburg and Brookside

With the winter holidays fast approaching, local communities and parks have begun to create intricate displays of holiday cheer. One of the most well known and memorable displays is the…

Strathmore Holds 16th Annual Latin Dance Competition

At Montgomery County’s 16th annual Latin Dance Competition at the Strathmore Music Center, cries of the past and hints at the future were heard in the array of Latin music.…

County Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

November is coming to an end as Thanksgiving approaches with a day of feasting, gratitude, and family. November, however, is also a time to remember the rich history of Native…

Silver Spring Hosts Thanksgiving Day Parade

As the holiday season quickly approaches, the Montgomery County community prepared its annual Thanksgiving Day parade. Held yearly in Silver Spring, this event first began 18 years ago. This much-loved…