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  • Water Main Issue Closes Block Of Bethesda Restaurants

    One of Bethesda’s busiest block of restaurants was temporarily shut down on Monday night because of an apparent water main issue on the street. Water service was turned off on Cordell Avenue just before 5…

  • County Finishes Woodglen Cycle Track In Pike District

    Montgomery County has finished installing its first cycle track. The 1,500-foot long buffered bicycle lane has been in the works for months on Woodglen Drive between Edson Lane and Nicholson Lane. It leads directly into…

  • Random Inspections Show It’s Easy For Underage To Buy Cigarettes In Maryland

    Almost 32 percent of Maryland retailers part of a random inspection sold cigarettes to those under the age of 18, a result the state’s top health official called “embarrassing.” The state’s Department of Health and…

  • Developers Push Hogan To Back Purple Line

    A group of local developers and business leaders are banding together to convince Governor-elect Larry Hogan not to kill the Purple Line. The group, calling itself the Economic Partners of the Purple Line, sent a…

  • 2014 In Review: Editor’s Picks

    As 2015 approaches, we’re looking back at 2014 by reviewing some of the top local stories in Bethesda and Chevy Chase. Today, we’ll take a look at some editor’s picks for most interesting and bizarre…

  • Sold In Bethesda

       Check out the condos and homes that sold last week in Bethesda and Chevy Chase: 10320 Westlake Drive; 2 BD | 2 BA condominium; List price: $199,000; Sale price: $175,000 10655 Montrose Avenue; 1…

  • MoCo Launches Website Showing Where It Spends Its Money

    The latest open data website from Montgomery County shows where the government spends its money, how much each check is worth and who is getting paid. spendingMontgomery, part of the county’s new set of financial…

  • Gusto Italian Grill Coming To Empty Bethesda Space

    A fast casual Italian eatery is coming to the vacant restaurant space at 4733 Elm Street near Bethesda Row. Property owner Lenny Greenberg confirmed the new tenant, which recently launched a website announcing the concept.…

  • Freezing Rain Advisory In Effect Monday

    A tiny bit of ice accumulation is possible for much of Montgomery County on Monday. The National Weather Service has issued a Freezing Rain Advisory for the county and much of the D.C. area until…

  • Morning Notes

    Whitman Senior Names All-Met Soccer Player Of The Year – Walt Whitman High School senior Clare Severe was named the Washington Post’s All-Met Soccer Player of the Year. Severe scored nine goals and recorded five assists…

  • 2014 In Review: Most Read Stories

       As 2015 approaches, we’ll look back at 2014 by reviewing some of the top local stories and trends that defined Bethesda this year. First, what was popular? Following are BethesdaNow.com’s top five most read…

  • TRAFFIC: Gas Line Break In Chevy Chase

    Updated at 5:05 p.m. – Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service units are on the scene of an outdoor natural gas line break in the Friendship Heights section of Chevy Chase. The gas line break was reported…

  • Drunk Man Scales Bethesda Condo Building, Enters Unlocked Home

    (Updated at 3:55 p.m.) The Board of Directors at a luxury Bethesda condo claims a man climbed up the outside of the building and entered an unlocked unit last weekend. According to an alert sent to all…

  • How Bethesda Am I? More Than I Ever Thought

       The views and opinions expressed in this column are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of BethesdaNow.com. I’ve never lived in Bethesda. Growing up in Silver Spring, I relished…

  • WWBG: Singing the Praises of Oskar Blues Brewery

    Editor’s Note: This column is sponsored by Georgetown Square Wine and Beer (10400 Old Georgetown Rd.). This column was written by Georgetown Square Wine and Beer customer Garrett Cruce. Follow his beer travels on Instagram. Oskar…