Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The Bethesda bakery is transitioning to an online store, but won't sell cakes and cupcakes, Bethesda Magazine reports.
The building that housed Bethesda favorite Just Cakes is up for sale, Bethesda Magazine reports. The bakery announced March 17 that is was closing its doors for good on Rugby Avenue. The shop will transition into an online venture based in Rockville, but Bethesda Magazine reports that Just Cakes will no longer sell its popular cakes and cookies, which are difficult to ship. Chocolate chip and oatmeal cookies, bars, breads, and frozen chocolate chip and oatmeal cookie dough will be up for grabs online, according to the report. Read the full story at Bethesda Magazine.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
A roundup of the top headlines in Montgomery County this past week.
UPDATE: Police: Witness Said Montgomery College Student Told Them He Was 'Going to Shoot Everyone' ROCKVILLE—A 19-year-old Montgomery College student was taken into custody by Rockville city police on Monday afternoon after fellow students said the man told them he—in his words—“felt like shooting people just for fun,” a college spokeswoman said. Read more on Rockville Patch. Sex Abuse Trial Involving Germantown Middle School Teacher Continues GERMANTOWN—The trial of a Germantown middle school teacher accused of sexually abusing one of his students began in Montgomery County Circuit Court on Tuesday. Cuyler Jay Cornell, 51, Germantown, was indicted on charges of sexual abuse of a minor and sexual offense. The trial was expected to reach …
Monday, August 13, 2012
Are you sad to see the Olympics go? What did you think of the closing ceremony?
The 2012 Summer Olympics officially ended last night with memorable performances from The Who, George Michael and of course, a Spice Girls reunion. Olympians have returned home – some, like Bethesda swimmer Katie Ledecky, with gold medals. Other Montgomery County Olympians, like rhythmic gymnast Julie Zetlin and Darnestown kayaker Caroline Queen, may not have taken home a medal, but they still made Olympic history in their own ways. Zetlin, another Bethesda native, was the first U.S. rhythmic athlete to compete at the Olympics since 2004 and the only American in this year’s competition. Queen wrote in a personal essay that though she wished she had finished better, she was still honored to compete in the games. Overall the U.S. had a …
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Several luxury cinema chains plan to open locations in the Bethesda area.
If you’ve ever had to choose between seeing a new movie in theaters or watching an old one in the comfort of your home, you may appreciate what new “luxury” theater chains are doing. Several Washington- and Florida-based cinema companies have created luxury movie theaters—complete with reclining chairs, stadium seating, pick-your-own-seat reservations and food and beverage service right at your seat. Three of these companies—ArcLight Cinemas, iPic Theaters and Silverspot Cinema—have plans to build theaters in the Montgomery County area, reported Patch and The Washington Post. “I think one of the things we’ve seen as an industry over time is that as people age, their movie-going habits change,” Patrick Corcoran, director of media and …
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
The Bethesda location was one of three stops on Brown's tour after Hurricane Irene.
Pepco officials detailed their power restoration efforts in the wake of Hurricane Irene as Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown visited the Pepco Control Center in Bethesda Tuesday. Brown's visit was part of a planned multi-city tour that included Odenton and Greenbelt. Brown met with Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, Pepco President Thomas Graham, Maryland Emergency Management Administration representative Mark Demski and dozens of other Pepco officials and employees. Hurricane Irene left approximately 220,000 Pepco customers without power in Maryland and Washington, D.C., including more than 100,000 in Prince George’s County alone. As of Tuesday afternoon, Pepco has been able to restore power to close to 210,000 customers. “I feel very…
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Former baseball and basketball coach at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High is now the hitting coach at Montgomery College-Rockville.
Bill Wright, the silver-haired former baseball and basketball coach at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, has come out of retirement to help his long-time friend and former upcounty rival Rick Price revive the beleaguered baseball program at Montgomery College-Rockville this spring. “Rick called and asked me if I’d like to do it,” Wright said. “He and I go way back…we were teammates at Wheaton High School [in the early 1960’s] and played together at MC-Rockville in 1964 and ’65,” he said. Price, who has been head coach of Gaithersburg American Legion Post 295 for many years, is the interim head coach, while Wright is serving as hitting coach. The MC-Rockville team opens its season Thursday, against Baltimore City Community College with a …