Pick Up a New Beach Read at Half Off Books

Half Off Books isn't like your average used bookstore, where you're required to sift through stacks of worn literature in search of that one diamond in the rough. The shop offers an online catalog of its inventory so that you can see if it has a book in stock before you visit. Half Off also […]

MOM’s Organic Market: Making the World a Healthier Place

MOM’s Organic Market – Gaithersburg is more than just an eco-friendly grocery store. Its inventory boasts some up-and-coming healthy foods that you can't find anywhere else, even many specialty stores. Case in point: the snacks crafted from insect proteins. You might be surprised by how delicious a protein powder made from crickets tastes—and it's much […]

Stock Up on Authentic Asian Groceries at 99 Ranch Market

When you're craving authentic Asian food, grabbing takeout is no longer your only option. Since 99 Ranch Market opened a branch in Gaithersburg a few days ago, you can cook up your own feast of Asian fare at home. This grocery store specializes in imported Asian ingredients and boasts more than 50 locations across the […]

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 […]

Grape Expectations: An Eclectic Assortment of Fine Wines and Craft Beers

"Beer and Wine" just didn't sum up what Al, Jane, and Jeb were working toward at their chain of stores in Montgomery County. So they decided to rebrand with a clearer vision of the direction they'd be taking their stores, and they devised a new tagline "Purveyors of Fine Wines and Malt Beverages." They also […]