Per the city of Rockville:
Laura Lanham will be sworn in as the Rockville City Police Department's new Deputy Chief of Police ahead of the 7 p.m. Monday, July 15 meeting of the mayor and council.
She will be the highest ranking female ever in the Rockville Police Department.
Lanham has 28 years of law enforcement experience with the Montgomery County Police Department, most recently serving as an assistant chief overseeing the Patrol Services Bureau. She has served in numerous capacities as an executive officer with county police, including as director of the Criminal Investigations Division, the Legal and Labor Division, and the Policy and Planning Division. She also served as commander of the 4th District (Wheaton) and chief of the Investigative Services Bureau.
With Duck Donuts [temporarily] closed in Rockville, Dawson’s Market seeks to fill the void by being the first to offer Sugar Shack Donuts in the state of Maryland.
The company opened in June of 2013 in Richmond, VA and has since opened over a dozen locations in Virginia with one in D.C.
Suga Shack Donuts have been listed in USA Today’s Top 10 Tastiest Donuts list, and in the NY Post’s and Travelocity’s Best Donut Shops in America list.
They are available at Dawson’s Market in Rockville every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
Far East Restaurant has reopened after a fire put them out of commission for about three weeks.
The Rockville restaurant (5055 Nicholson Lane) has been open since 1974, serving classic Sichuan and Mandarin cuisine.
Mention Restaurant Month to your server prior to beginning your experience and you’ll be able to enjoy dinner for just $39 per person at Fogo De Chao in Pike & Rose.
This “Fogo Restaurant Month” special runs from Monday, July 8 – Sunday, August 11.
Valid for dinner only, Monday, July 8 – Sunday, August 11, at any US or Puerto Rico Fogo de Chão location. Does not include Beef Ribs, Rib Eye, Filet Mignon or Lamb Chops. Beverages, alcohol, dessert, tax and gratuity are not included. Not valid on holidays or with any other promotional offer. Restrictions apply.
Per the Fogo de Chao website
Duck Donuts has temporarily closed its Rockville location.
This is what was posted on their Facebook page:
“At this time our Rockville location is temporarily closed. We apologize for the inconvenience. Stay tuned for a reopening date. We look forward to serving you warm, delicious, made-to-order donuts in the future.”
We were unable to reach anyone at the Rockville location and an employee of the Gaithersburg location told us they were unsure of why they closed and did not know when/if the Rockville location will re-open.
After a fairly long wait, China Garden announced via Facebook that the final inspection has been passed and that the soft opening will take place on Friday, July 12th.
China Garden specializes in authentic Cantonese cuisine and will be located at 11333 Woodglen Drive in Rockville/North Bethesda, near Quincy’s South and Whole Foods.
Pollo Central, formerly going by the name of Solo Pollo, is coming to the Aspen Hill Shopping Center.
They’ll be taking over the old Payless location at 13653 Connecticut Ave, next to Jerry’s and will specialize in Peruvian chicken.
Their grand opening will be on Monday, July 8th.
Tropical Smoothie Cafe will be the newest addition to the recently revamped Travilah Square Shopping Center (10052 Darnestown Road).
The cafe offers more than just smoothies as the menu contains flatbreads, wraps, quesadillas, sandwiches, bowls, breakfast, and a lot more.
Their other MoCo locations are on Elm Street in Bethesda and in the Gaithersburg Square Shopping Center in Gaithersburg.
Last month we let you know that Fogo de Chão would be opening on June 24. We are now close enough for you to make your reservations!
Fogo de Chão specializes in the Southern Brazilian cooking technique of churrasco, roasting high-quality cuts of meats over an open flame, with an espeto corrido service model, which is Portuguese for "continuous service." The restaurant is also known for their fresh and seasonal Market Table, award-winning wine list, extensive Brazilian-inspired cocktail menu and decadent desserts.
The North Bethesda location will have approximately 300 seats and feature an expansive bar and al fresco dining.
Gude Deli, located on Southlawn Ln. off of East Gude Dr. in Rockville, will close permanently in the coming weeks.
We spoke with the deli today and were told they’ve been there for approximately 12 years. There were rumors they’d be closing earlier, but an employee told us “two weeks.”