Justice, the tween girls clothing store, will close in Rio (Gaithersburg) after being in that location for over a decade.
The Rio location (31 Grand Ave.) is MoCo’s only Justice, and it will close permanently on Saturday, January 26th.
Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt is coming to the Kentlands!
They’ll be taking over part of the old Last Mango, Zodiac Grill, Tony and James, 44 Sports Bar and Grill, and most recently Largent’s Restaurant and Bar location (654 Center Point Way).
The California based chain started in 2008 and has stores across the United States and in over 25 countries worldwide.
They offer over 100 flavors and recipes coupled with a wide variety of toppings.
Tutti Frutti currently has two other locations in MoCo (Pike & Rose and Silver Spring).
In July we broke the news that Taco Daddy will be expanding to MoCo! The Frederick restaurant (137 N Market Street) is known for their great Mexican food, margaritas, and huge selection of tequila.
They’ll be taking over the old O’Leary’s and 555 Lounge location at 555 Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg.
The restaurant is expected to open on WEDNESDAY, December 12th.
UPDATED TO REFLECT THE NEW OPENING DATE.
Check out their website here: https://tacodaddycantina.com
Join me as I explore what makes Gaithersburg a great place to live and play through the Gaithersburg Must List, this Friday, 12/7 at 7pm.
I’ve lived in Gaithersburg for over 30 years (three different areas) and will take you through a brief history of the city, a trip down memory lane that will include all of the great things that used to be in Gaithersburg, and everything that’s here today that you must try!
It will also be paired with a tasting from Brawling Bear Brewery, so there will be plenty to enjoy this Friday!
Get your tickets here (just $10): https://www.facebook.com/events/545810022537048/?ti=ia
The Gaithersburg Community Museum is putting a new twist on nightlife in Gaithersburg with its After Hours program.
Doors open after the sun sets and visitors can enjoy the museum in a whole new way with presentations and lively discussion with local historians, authors, and scientists. All programs are held in the museum’s historic 1953 RDC railcar (9 South Summit Ave).
MOD Pizza, which specializes in serving individual artisan-style pizzas and salads “superfast” since 2008, will be opening two new locations in MoCo in 2019– Kentlands and Montrose Crossing Shopping Center (the Montrose Crossing location news was first reported this morning by Robert Dyer).
Though only about a decade old, the Seattle based chain has over 330 locations in the United States and United Kingdom.
Their only current MoCo location is located in Silver Spring at 909 Ellsworth Dr.
The Kentlands location will be located off of Center Point Way, across from Cinepolis. It is expected to open at some point in 2019, but we don’t have a more specific timeframe at the moment.
The Montrose Crossing location will be on the same strip that currently contains Cava, Slapfish, HoneyGrow, and Five Guys.
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Check out the Festival of Thanks in Downtown Crown this Saturday!
Saturday, November 17th 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Downtown Crown Park
254 Crown Park Avenue, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878
Experience and taste the best of what Downtown Crown shops and restaurants have to offer!
- 20 plus hand selected wines and ciders by Downtown Crown Wine & Beer. All featured wines and ciders will be available to purchase and take home directly from inside the festival!
• Sampling of Downtown Crown Signature Dishes by Ted's Bulletin, Asian Nine, Ruth Chris, Old Town Pour House and Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar
• DJ and Photo Booth
• Lawn Games
• Giveaways and More!
Pricing: $25.00 Admission includes 6 Tasting Tickets for Wine and Food Samples. Plus a Commemorative Wine Tasting Glass
Free Admission for Kids 12 and under
*Attendees can purchase food sample tickets for kids if desired.
Purchase your tickets here: http://dtcfestivalofthanks.ezregister.com/
Festival of Thanks Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/514498702354855/
Growlers, the longtime Old Town Gaithersburg bar & restaurant is rebranded their lower level as East Diamond Brewing Co.
According to their Facebook page, the “Grand Tapping” will be on Friday, 11/9, at 5pm. They’ll be debuting their new line of craft beer, which will be brewed in-house, and have also made a few menu upgrades.
The restaurant and bar are once again under new management.
A preliminary plan that would bring a winery to Darnestown has been approved.
Windridge Winery could be opening their winery and tasting room within the next few years in MoCo.
Their vineyard (15700 Darnestown Rd) is already up and running. The winery would be on Darnestown Rd., approximately 500 feet NW of Bellingham Dr.
Our friends at Dogfish Head Alehouse In Gaithersburg are teaming with Gold’s Gym to give you the opportunity to win a free Gold’s Gym Membership and a 55” TV!
Come in every Wednesday from 11/07/18 until 01/02/19 for your chance to win a free membership to Gold’s Gym and a brand new 55” TV.
On your initial visit, you’ll be given a beer and salad punch card. Come in six of the nine weeks and you’ll be eligible to win!
See the flyer above for all details.
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Check out the link below to enroll or for more information!
From the Montgomery County Sentinel in 1876.
"As the story goes, during the Civil War a soldier was decapitated by a saber in a skirmish around what is now Game Preserve Road in Gaithersburg. After the fight, his fellow soldiers hastily buried him in an unmarked grave, even though they couldn’t find his head to bury with his body."
The story has been passed down for many generations and many have told tales about the supposed unmarked grave of the headless man. Some have recalled strange noises and apparitions with glowing eyes. Others have seen the figure of a headless soldier (sometimes on a horse and sometimes without it).
Another legend stated that if you drove into the underpass and turned off the engine, you would be unable to restart the car and would hear hands touching your car– the hands of a woman that supposedly killed her baby in the area many years ago (no stories match this legend, so it was likely borrowed from nearby “Crybaby Bridge” in Westminster).