2013 Archives | Bethesda Magazine

Cycling Studio Coming To Bradley Shopping Center

Another specialty exercise studio is coming to Bethesda, this time to replace the Kae Robin & Company store in Bradley Shopping Center. PureRyde, a Michigan based cycling and pilates studio with a location in Austin, Tex., and one slated for Oxford, Miss., opened a permit for interior alterations at 6910 Arlington Rd. Kae Robin closed […]

County Partners With Designated Driving Company

Montgomery County’s Department of Liquor Control is partnering with a designated driving company for tonight’s New Year’s Eve holiday and any other events in the next year. Be My Designated Driver (Be My DD) is a company that offers professional drivers to those who think they have had too much to drink. Those drivers can […]

Rental Report: Holiday Entertaining, Apartment Style

Editor’s Note: This biweekly sponsored column is written by Rick Gersten, founder and CEO of Urban Igloo, a rental real estate firm that matches up renters with their ideal apartments, condos or houses. Please submit any questions in the comments section or via email. You have a great new apartment, and now it is time to deck those […]

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Starr Reportedly Passed On NYC Education Job – Incoming New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named Carmen Farina as the city’s next schools chancellor, a job MCPS superintendent Joshua Starr was said to be in the running for. According to the New York Times, de Blasio approached Starr about becoming deputy chancellor and suceeding Farina, […]

Inner Loop Crash Has 3 Lanes Blocked

Heads up if you’re headed east on the inner loop Monday. A three-car collision is blocking the three right lanes of the Beltway between Rockville Pike and Connecticut Avenue. A black Honda is on its side, according to scanner traffic. MCFRS and MCP are on the scene. MCFRS spokesman Scott Graham said to expect significant […]

Van Hollen To Help Vietnam Vet Get Silver Star

Vietnam War veteran George Carlton Bloodworth was awarded the Silver Star for his valor during combat. But he never received the actual medal. On Thursday, after Bloodworth’s daughter contacted Rep. Chris Van Hollen’s office (D), Bloodworth will finally get his medal. Bloodworth’s daughter lives in Van Hollen’s Eighth Congressional District. Van Hollen and Brigadier Jeffrey […]

Airbag Bandit Strikes Near Old Georgetown Road

A number of Bethesda residents near Old Georgetown Road and Democracy Boulevard woke up on Friday to cars without airbags. An airbag thief or group of thieves hit local gym owner Nick Irons’ vehicle overnight Thursday in the 10100 block of Baldwin Court. When he went to his dealer to get the airbag replaced, he […]

Monday Poll: New Year’s Eve Plans

Are you heading to a party in Bethesda, dinner downtown or sticking it out with friends and family at home? Let us know in the poll and comments below. [polldaddy poll=”7680318″]

Bethesda Water Store Reopens After Car Crash

  Two months after a driver crashed through its front windows, the Bethesda Water Store & More (4959 Bethesda Ave.) has finally reopened. Owner Shaun DeSouza said the store opened Friday after a long rebuilding process for the storefront’s front windows and door frame. On Oct. 25, an elderly driver accidentally drove through the front […]

Sold In Bethesda

   Christmas didn’t stop a number of real estate purchases last week in Bethesda and Chevy Chase: 4601 Park Avenue; 1 BD | 1.5 BA condominium; List price: $335,000; Sale price: $320,000 7710 Woodmont Avenue; 1 BD | 2 BA condominium; List price: $575,000; Sale price: $495,000 5910 Namakagan Road; 2 BD | 2 BA […]

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