Design Your Own Treat at Duck Donuts

If you like to have total artistic license over your dessert, then Duck Donuts should be on your radar. The sweet shop allows guests to build their own doughnuts starting with a vanilla cake doughnut made-to-order. First, pick your coating, such as cinnamon sugar, classic glaze, or chocolate icing. Next, select a topping. Your options […]

Say Goodbye to the Stress of the Week at Yoga Bliss Studios

You're almost at the end of another long workweek. You leave the office on Thursday evening, trying to steel yourself for one more day until you fall into the warm embrace of another weekend. You're looking for a way to unwind and recharge before you head back to your cubicle tomorrow. Yoga Bliss Studios has […]

Savor Southern Comfort Food and Puerto Rican Specialties at Gumbo Ya Ya

The Cajun and Creole cuisine of New Orleans came to Germantown when Gumbo Ya Ya opened its doors to customers last November. Its combination of homestyle Southern cooking and Puerto Rican recipes have won over many fans in a matter of a few short months, as evidenced by its 4.5-star average on Yelp with more […]

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at a Heart Glass-Blowing Workshop at Art of Fire

If you're looking for a Valentine's Day date idea that's more creative than dinner and flowers, why not pick an outing that actually requires creativity from its participants? Call to schedule a heart glass-blowing workshop at the Art of Fire, a local studio that brings the art of glass-blowing to the masses. Now through Valentine's […]

Leave Your Valentine’s Day Bouquet to Kentlands Flowers & Bows

If you head to Kentlands Flowers & Bows for a V-Day bouquet, chances are you won't be the only person browsing the sweet-smelling inventory. Gaithersburg locals love this small business because it feels like a small business. From the picturesque awning outside that simply states "Flowers" to the team inside, composed of friendly and helpful […]

Savage Mill Promises Antiquing, Fine Dining and More

The holiday season may be over, but that doesn't mean it's time to stop buying gifts. It just means that there's no shame in buying those gifts for yourself instead of others. Break out the holiday cash and gift cards and head to Savage Mill, a historic textile mill turned shopping center. Savage Mill isn't […]

Enjoy a Locally Crafted Pint at Saints Row Brewing

A team of locals opened Saints Row Brewing in order to bring craft beer to their community and find an outlet for their creativity. They've done both since debuting the brewery, which produces unique suds that you can't find anywhere else. Come into the taproom to try a pint of a unique beer today. If […]

Ring in the New Year at Brew Year’s Eve at Old Town Pour House

For beer lovers, New Year's Eve isn't really about the champagne toast. It's about the pints of craft beer that you throw back before the clock strikes midnight. The Old Town Pour House in Gaithersburg has already selected the perfect lineup of brews for you. Come to Brew Year's Eve at Old Town Pour House […]

SPAGnVOLA Chocolatier Oversees Each Step of the Chocolate-Making Process

There aren't many chocolate shops whose founders can pinpoint the exact origins of their sweets, which is part of what makes SPAGnVOLA Chocolatier so unique. Its team sources the quality cacao beans from their own farm tucked away in the mountains of the Dominican Republic. But carefully cultivating the beans is just the beginning. After […]

Enjoy Coffee and Cookies at All Aboard with Santa at the Gaithersburg Community Museum on Dec. 9

Everyone knows that Santa typically travels by reindeer-drawn sleigh, but on Saturday, December 9th in Gaithersburg, he's making an exception. At All Aboard with Santa, the man in red will take up residence for the afternoon in the vintage caboose, letting youngsters whisper their holiday wishes in his ear and the young-at-heart snap selfies with […]