FOOD & DRINK
El Pitayo Mexican restaurant on tap for Lovettsville
A new Mexican restaurant is coming to Lovettsville. It’s called El Pitayo and it will be opening in the Lovettsville Town Commons development. On social media, El Pitayo is described as “a family-owned restaurant from Degollado, Jalisco, Mexico. The menu will feature beloved family recipes and delicious margaritas.”
Second bald eaglet falls to the ground from Dulles Greenway nest
For the second time in a week, a section of the bald eagle’s nest along the Dulles Greenway in Leesburg, Virginia, collapsed, this time sending the eaglet known as DG3 tumbling to the ground. The latest collapse happened early Friday morning, according to Terry Hoffman, the public and customer...
Loudoun County animal rescue staff charged with animal cruelty
LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. - More than 100 animals were recently found mistreated in the town of Round Hill in northern Virginia, and now three people with Luck of the Irish Animal Rescue are facing several animal cruelty charges. The organization dissolved in April as Loudoun County Animal Services rescued the...
Exclusive: Duck Donuts opening second location in Loudoun
Breaking news — and on National Donut Day to boot! The Burn has learned that the much-loved Duck Donuts brand has signed a deal for its second location in Loudoun County. It will be coming to the Broadlands Village shopping center in Ashburn. That’s the shopping plaza at Broadlands...
Looking for a home — June 3
Contact Frederick County Animal Control Center, 1832 Rosemont Ave., Frederick. To see more pets available at FCAC, go to petango.com/fcac. For general questions, call 301-600-1546.
MoCo Resident Wins $50,000 at Rockville Convenience Store
A Silver Spring man is $50,000 richer after purchasing a winning lottery scratch-off ticket from Metro Coffee Convenience at 202 Park Road in Rockville. Full story below courtesy of the Maryland Lottery:. “His job requires intense focus and attention to detail, a Montgomery County man told Lottery officials this week....
This Diner has the Largest Cinnamon Rolls in all of Maryland
The day that someone figured out they could cover a slab of dough with cinnamon and sugar, the world changed indefinitely. Maryland carries the tradition started that day with some pretty amazing bakeries and one of the very best can be found within Montgomery County, keep reading to learn more.
Clarksburg Summer a Concert Series Begins Saturday, June 3rd
The summer concert series is set to begin on Saturday, June 3rd (6pm-9pm) at the Clarksburg Amphitheater off of Clarksburg Square Rd. “We are excited to ANNOUNCE, Summer Concert Series Season is among us! We have top-notch performers COMING YOUR WAY! As well as some of our favorite food trucks returning! Join the fun every other week and join us at the amphitheater.” The schedule can be seen below:
New IHOP in Purcellville starting to take shape
A new building that is scheduled to house a future IHOP restaurant and an urgent care center is taking shape in Purcellville. It’s part of the Catoctin Corner development. That’s at the roundabout where Route 7/Colonial Highway meets with 286/Berlin Turnpike. Other businesses there include a Chipotle, a Dunkin’ Donuts, and a 7-Eleven.
Artist unveils plan for sports mural honoring Frederick's greatest athletes
A sports mural showcasing Frederick County's greatest athlete is expected in 2025. Artist unveils plan for sports mural honoring Frederick’s …. A sports mural showcasing Frederick County's greatest athlete is expected in 2025. More than 100 animals recovered from rescue group …. Loudoun County Animal Services took more than...
Silver Spring Blues Week Will Include ‘The History of the Piedmont Blues, a Journey Through the Lens of Black Artists’ Presentation on Monday, June 12
Per Montgomery County: The 14th Annual Silver Spring Blues Festival will include a special free online presentation from 7-8 p.m. on Monday, June 12, as music historian Rick Franklin leads “The History of the Piedmont Blues, a Journey Through the Lens of Black Artists.” The presentation will be available via Zoom. To register, go to Meeting Registration – Zoom.
Loudoun Symphony Orchestra and ION Arena Collaborate for Ice on Fire
Loudoun Symphony Orchestra will be hitting the ice this month to play live alongside some of the world’s best ice skaters at ION Arena—including Olympian figure skater Gracie Gold. The June 10 performance, titled “Ice on Fire,” will feature the LSO playing a selection of music with fiery,...
District Made Spirits Available in Montgomery County, Maryland
District Made Spirits, handcrafted in Washington, DC, from locally-sourced heirloom grains, is proud to release its Vodka, Gin, Rye, and Bourbon in Montgomery County, Maryland. The bottles can be found at county stores in Muddy Branch, Kensington, Seneca Meadows, Darnestown, Hampden Lane, Downtown Rockville, Goshen Crossing, Kingview, Silver Spring, Aspen Hill, Walnut Hill, and Clarksburg Village.
Loudoun’s first Hangry Joe’s Hot Chicken opens for business
Right on schedule, the first Hangry Joe’s Hot Chicken in Loudoun County opened its doors today. The new restaurant is located in the Leesburg Plaza just off Market Street in Leesburg. A steady stream of customers was coming through the doors at the dinner hour Monday, and the staff...
High School Students Can Work Out For Free at Planet Fitness Locations Across The County This Summer
Now through August 31, high school students ages 14-19 can work out for free at all Planet Fitness gyms. Students can sign up for the free pass at PlanetFitness.com/SummerPass. Planet Fitness has Montgomery County locations in Gaithersburg, Germantown, Rockville, and Silver Spring. Additional details below:. “Planet Fitness, one of the...
Md. vet stresses pet summer safety as weather heats up
As the District springs into warmer summer months, veterinarians are sending a friendly reminder about preparing pets for the hot weather ahead. “If it’s too hot for you, it’s too hot for them,” said Dr. Peter Eeg, a veterinarian at Poolesville Veterinary Clinic in Maryland. Eeg said...
NextStop Theatre’s ‘In the Heights’ is sheer theatrical excellence
In the Heights at NextStop Theatre is one of the most vibrant, engrossing, and well-produced smaller professional theater productions I’ve had the opportunity to see in a long time. It has a cast of performers ideally matched to their respective characters and doing a spectacular job delivering their lines with emotional authenticity, as well as a live band delivering on the narrative’s emphasis on feeling anchored in the Heights. The performance, under the direction of Elena Velasco, is a love letter to a particular Hispanic community that is rooted in the culture of Dominican Americans as well as universal human challenges.
Poolesville Pulse presents senior videos – James Wagner
James is a senior in the Humanities program. Outside of The Pulse, he is a member of the Golf team at Poolesville. His favorite fictional character...
Summer Water Safety: Essential Tips for a Fun and Safe Season
The Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (AVFRD) is reminding people to prioritize water and pool safety during the summer season. Some key safety tips include always supervising children closely when they're in or near water and designating a responsible adult as the designated water watcher.
Cloud Cake To Croissants: Popular French-Asian Bakery Opens Fourth Virginia Location
A fast-growing French-Asian bakery has opened its fourth Virginia location in Loudoun County.TOUS les JOURS, which offers more than 300 artisan pastries, gourmet cakes and desserts baked in-store daily, has landed in Sterling, with three others in Annandale, Gainesville and Chantilly. Located …
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