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  • Advertiser Thank Yous

    BethesdaNow.com wishes a Friday thank you to all the advertisers who help make this site possible, including YoGirl Yoga. The new yoga studio in Chevy Chase has been busy with 150 students taking classes designed…

  • MCPS Will Be Closed Friday

    Montgomery County Public Schools decided not to wait until Friday to make a school-closing decision. MCPS will be closed Friday, for the second-straight day and third day this week. The school system made the announcement…

  • Wind Chill Advisory In Effect For Friday Morning

    Not that long after Thursday’s snow stops, the temperatures will drop. The National Weather Service has put the area under a Wind Chill Advisory starting at midnight and running until 10 a.m. Friday. The wind…

  • Roads Remain Messy As Snow Continues

    Plow truck operators were trying to keep main roads as clear as possible as heavy snow fell throughout the area on Thursday afternoon. Between 1 and 2 inches of snow was falling per hour during…

  • NWS Bumps Up Snowfall Prediction For Thursday

    A revised Winter Storm Warning from the National Weather Service is predicting snow accumulations of 8-10 inches for Montgomery County on Thursday, up from the 4-8 predicted earlier Thursday. Between 2 and 4 inches have…

  • Snow Day Eating And Drinking In Bethesda

    Not everything is closed because of today’s snow. Here are some bars and restaurants that will be open as usual Thursday. (Know of others not included here? Drop us a line at news[at]bethesdanow[dot]com or leave a…

  • Race For Van Hollen’s House Seat Could Get Crowded Quickly

    A bevy of state lawmakers, some county officials and others outside elected office will likely position themselves in the coming months for a run at the 8th District House seat to be vacated by Chris…

  • Morning Notes

    Italian Market, Restaurant Coming To Pike & Rose – Carluccio’s, the United Kingdom-based Italian market and restaurant opening soon in Alexandria, has signed a lease at Pike & Rose in the White Flint/Pike District. The concept…

  • UPDATED: Snow Closes MCPS, Montgomery County Government Thursday

    Updated at 12:35 P.m. – Montgomery County Public Schools and county government buildings are closed on Thursday due to the snow that’s expected to continue into Thursday afternoon. The school system made the announcement at 4:25 a.m.: Montgomery…

  • Chris Van Hollen To Seek Open Senate Seat In 2016

    Eighth District Rep. Chris Van Hollen on Wednesday announced he will seek the state’s U.S. Senate seat to be vacated by Barbara Mikulski in 2016. Van Hollen, a Kensington resident, has represented the Bethesda-Chevy Chase…

  • Thursday Snow, By The Numbers

    Heavy snow is forecast for the area on Thursday, and a Winter Storm Warning is in effect from late Wednesday night to Thursday night. The key numbers: 6-10 inches. That’s the amount of snow accumulation…

  • Exelon, Pepco Beef Up Merger Benefits To Win Approval From Regulators

    Exelon and Pepco have upped the amount of money they’ll put into a “customer investment fund” and promised quicker reliability improvements if state regulators approve their $6.8 billion merger. The power companies offered the increased…

  • Rockville Pike Lane Shift Now Set For Next Week

    The Rockville Pike lane shift that’s been delayed four times because of winter weather is now scheduled for Tuesday, March 10, with an inclement weather date of March 11: SHA traffic lane shifts on MD…

  • PHOTOS: Strathmore’s Millennial-Geared Concert Venue Opens This Weekend

    AMP by Strathmore, the new 240-seat music venue at the Pike & Rose project in White Flint, is set to open this weekend. Strathmore CEO Eliot Pfanstiehl has made no secret of his hope that…

  • Mutts Matter Rescue: Sadie’s Story

    This biweekly column is written by Suzanne Lawter, Director of Community Outreach for Mutts Matter Rescue, a local nonprofit, all-volunteer dog rescue. Mutts Matter is a network of volunteers who love animals and want to make…