DIY Projects to Do When You’ve Watched Everything on Netflix

If you’re spending more time at home and having a hard time staying busy, you’re not alone. Many people are turning to crafting to stay occupied! If you can’t stand to watch one more hour of Netflix, try one of these easy DIY projects. Chances are you already have the materials you need to make […]

Slow-Cooker Recipes to Make Before the Warmer Weather Arrives

Before you start dreaming of spring sunshine, think about all the great things that winter brings every year. Cozy clothing, snow-dusted sidewalks, and, of course, hearty comfort food. Bid adieu to the colder months with the help of these winter slow-cooker recipes. Beef and Vegetable Stew [Simple Seasonal]Nothing is more comforting than a piping-hot bowl […]

Gaithersburg’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Returns March 14

St. Paddy’s Day extends beyond a single 24-hour period in Gaithersburg! The actual holiday may not be until March 17th, but the local St. Patrick’s Day Parade will kick off the festivities a few days early on Saturday, March 14th. Get dressed up in your most vibrant green garb and head out to enjoy the fanfare. This […]

Cleaning Tips for a Spring-Ready Apartment

If you’re already looking forward to spring, then you might be thinking about spring cleaning, too. Make refreshing your home stress-free and easy by following these simple tips. Start by decluttering. Before you break out the vacuum, make sure your space is ready for a deep clean. That means getting rid of everything you don’t use […]

Drink to Your Health at Shafa Blends in Gaithersburg

“Shafa” is a Farsi and Arabic word that translates to “healing.” So Shafa Blends is a fitting name for a family-owned business that is geared toward healing from the inside out. At Shafa Blends, co-owners Farah, Darioush, and Kimia stock specialty teas, herbs, spices, and other foods crafted with better health in mind. In fact, they and […]

Three Seasonal Recipes to Make Right Now

It may not be farmers’ market season just yet, but there are still plenty of fruits and veggies in season in February. If you want to eat more seasonal produce this month, try one of these mouth-watering recipes. Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Warm Honey Glaze [Bon Appetit]Brussels sprouts are actually in season all winter long, […]

Dip Into Something Sweet This Valentine’s Day at The Melting Pot in Gaithersburg

Chocolate is a classic component of Valentine’s Day celebrations, but what about 400,000 pounds of it? For Valentine’s Day at The Melting Pot Gaithersburg, that’s just what’s on the menu.  While their regular dinner menu will not be available for the holiday event, their Valentine’s Day dinner will feature a five-course prix fixe menu, with vegetarian […]

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Simple Steps Toward a Tidier Closet

When living in an apartment—or any space where square footage is at a premium—the easiest way to combat clutter is to prevent it in the first place. Case in point: your apartment’s closet. With some strategic thinking and organizational know-how, it’s possible to stay one step ahead of those heaps of laundry and tangled messes […]

Enjoy Dinner and a Movie at Cinepolis Luxury Cinema

Visit Cinepolis Luxury Cinema, and enjoy a movie in style. Think about Cinepolis Luxury Cinema as a classy restaurant and lounge that also shows movies. Come early to hang out at the gorgeous bar, sip on a signature cocktail, and have a few nibbles before the show. Once it’s showtime, find your ultra-comfortable seat and order […]

Mango Mango Dessert Brings Asian-Style Sweets to Gaithersburg

The recently opened Mango Mango Dessert brings Hong Kong-style dessert right here to Gaithersburg. Their first store opened in New York City’s Chinatown in 2013 and has since expanded to locations across the country—and they’re still growing! The chain hopes to bring a modern leisure setting to cities around the world, giving them a delicious escape.  Mango […]