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Upcoming Fire Department Open Houses

The Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service will be hosting ‘Open House’ events at fire stations around the County during Fire Prevention Month. The National Fire Protection Association has designated this year’s theme, “Smoke Alarms: A Sound You Can Live With” and firefighters and safety advocates will focus efforts on the importance of developing a home escape plan, practicing a home fire drill and checking smoke alarms to ensure they are working.

All Open House events are free and will feature many exciting activities including tours of the station, fire safety activities, information/handouts, demonstrations of emergency equipment and

much more. . . please visit the station’s website or call for a comprehensive listing of activities planned. 

9/25     Bethesda Fire Department Station 6               1:00 pm - 4pm

Have Coffee with Chevy Chase's Town Manager

Tomorrow, Pat Burda, Councilmember and Community Liaison, will join Todd Hoffman at the the Town Manager's Coffee.  They encourage you to stop by the Town Hall for refreshments and conversation. 

Maryland’s Biggest Consignment Sale – Tot Swap – returns to Montgomery and Frederick Counties

Thousands of items babies, kids, and teens at bargain prices; consignors make up to70% from their items

Maryland Crab Soup Cook-Off

Cream of Crab


1. Mangos Bar & Grill, Tracys Landing.

2. Buddy’s Crabs & Ribs, Annapolis.

3. Riverwood Village, Silver Spring.

People’s Choice

1. Bella Napoli, Pasadena.

2. Riverwood Village, Silver Spring.

3. Buddy’s Crabs & Ribs, Annapolis.

Vegetable Crab


1. Hell Point Seafood, Annapolis.

2. Riverwood Village, Silver Spring.

3. Mangos Bar & Grill, Tracys Landing.

People’s Choice

1. Riverwood Village, Silver Spring.

2. M&M Catering, Odenton.

3. Hell Point Seafood, Annapolis.

Alternative Crab


1. Hell Point Seafood, Annapolis.

2. Buddy’s Crabs & Ribs, Annapolis.

3. The Granary Restaurant, Georgetown, Md.

Food Lovers Rejoice! DC Restaurant Week Starts Now

One of DC’s most anticipated events is finally here.  Restaurant week begins August 16-22. 

Twice a year, the District’s finest and most popular restaurants prepare a delicious three course menu at a largely discounted price.

Lunch: $20.10 per three course meal and Dinner: $35.10 per three course meal.

Luckily for us, some of the restaurants featured expand further than Washington. 

Restaurants in Maryland are:

  1. Bezu
    9812 Falls Rd.
    Potomac, MD 20854
  2. Indique Heights
    2 Wisconsin Circle
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815
  3. Jaleo - Bethesda
    7271 Woodmont Ave.
    Bethesda, MD 20814
  4. La Tasca Spanish Tapas Bar & Restaurant
    141 Gibbs St., Unit A Suite 305
    Rockville, MD 20850
  5. LIA'S
    4435 Willard Ave.
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815
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Have Fun at the 2010 Montgomery Country Fair and Help Feed the Hungry While Doing It

The 2010 Montgomery County Agricultural Fair will be held in Gaithersburg, MD from August 13 to 21.

Choose from over 40 carnival rides; participate in BINGO, cake auctions, and dance contests; and eat as many funnel cakes and snow cones your stomach can handle.

General admission is $10.00 per person while children 11 and under are free.  Parking is $5.00 per vehicle.

And please don’t forget to bring a non-perishable food donation for the Countrywide Food Drive benefitting the Manna Food Center.  Your canned food donations will help provide food to neighbors in need.

For more information about the 2010 Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, please click: http://www.mcagfair.com/default.asp