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Daily Quiz: Where in Montgomery County Did FDR Frequently Visit to Escape D.C.’s Summer Heat?

05/04/16

Daily Quiz: Where in Montgomery County Did FDR Frequently Visit to Escape D.C.’s Summer Heat?

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More Westbard Reaction; MCPS Names Teacher of the Year; Fences Remain in Path of Purple Line

05/04/16

More Westbard Reaction; MCPS Names Teacher of the Year; Fences Remain in Path of Purple Line

News, announcements and other helpful links for Wednesday morning

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Cleanup of Winter’s Record Snowfall to Cost Montgomery County an Extra $31 Million

05/03/16

Cleanup of Winter’s Record Snowfall to Cost Montgomery County an Extra $31 Million

Expenses were four times more than budgeted amount

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County Council Approves Controversial Westbard Sector Plan

05/03/16

County Council Approves Controversial Westbard Sector Plan

Redevelopment in Bethesda neighborhood likely to center on aging suburban shopping center

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Three Montgomery County Restaurants among OpenTable’s Best Brunch Restaurants in U.S.

05/03/16

Three Montgomery County Restaurants among OpenTable’s Best Brunch Restaurants in U.S.

Table booking service’s list is based on more than 5 million diner reviews

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Business Notes: Maryland Attorney General Sues Rockville Home Builder

05/03/16

Business Notes: Maryland Attorney General Sues Rockville Home Builder

Plus: Fenton Street Market to return with pop-up crafts markets this year; Marriott spent $10 million to close Starwood deal

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First Renderings Show Potential Future of Chevy Chase’s ‘Rodeo Drive’

05/03/16

First Renderings Show Potential Future of Chevy Chase’s ‘Rodeo Drive’

Chevy Chase Land Co. aims to move away from high-end luxury retailers

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Police Blotter: Bethesda Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure; Cabin John Church Burglarized

05/03/16

Police Blotter: Bethesda Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure; Cabin John Church Burglarized

The following incidents were reported to Montgomery County or Rockville police from April 11 to 20

Posted at 09:37 AM | Permalink | Comments

Daily Quiz: What Well-Known Person Has the Remains of Seven Dogs Buried in an Aspen Hill Pet Cemetery?

05/03/16

Daily Quiz: What Well-Known Person Has the Remains of Seven Dogs Buried in an Aspen Hill Pet Cemetery?

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County Police Looking for Man Who Stole $6,700 Bathtub from Bethesda Store

05/03/16

County Police Looking for Man Who Stole $6,700 Bathtub from Bethesda Store

Man allegedly used a fraudulent credit card to scam a Union Hardware employee

Posted at 08:43 AM | Permalink | Comments

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Welcome to Shop Talk. We’ll keep you posted on the local retail scene: openings, closings and what’s new from local entrepreneurs. Jump in and tell us what you want to hear about: Fashion trends? Trunk shows? Events?

A contributing editor of Bethesda Magazine, Karen Watkins has lived in Bethesda for over 20 years, and has been with the magazine since the first issue. She has written for nearly every department and started writing Shop Talk in 2005. When she’s not busy writing, she’s likely to be shopping—doing “research.” It’s a dirty job, but someone’s got to do it.

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