Bark! Local Pet Store


Eco-conscious pet owners will find a lot to love at Bark!, a chain of local pet stores. The store’s web site says it aims to partner “with you, your pet, and the planet to enrich the human and animal bond by providing products that are healthy, ecologically sustainable, and socially responsible.” All of the dog […]

Growlers in Olde Towne Has It All


Seeking a night out in Gaithersburg? Whether you’re seeking a family-friendly meal or a more wild time, Growlers, the oldest brewpub in Montgomery County, has it all. The two-story microbrewery is located in Olde Towne. There is a small bar near the entrance and a dining area on the first and second floors. If you’re […]

Kentlands Yoga Studios


Nestled in the heart of the Gaithersburg Kentlands community are two wonderful yoga studios. Yoga Bliss and Opus Yoga are just blocks apart in Main Street Village. Both are situated in warm, comfortable second floor spaces. While these studios are physically close, they each present some truly unique offerings. Full disclosure: I am a major […]

Green Park: An Emerald Gem of Gaithersburg

Green Park

Kids, sports enthusiasts, runners, walkers and even pooches can find something to love at Gaithersburg’s Green Park. Occupying a sprawling 13.7 acres, Green Park is a beautifully landscaped gem, tucked away in a quiet neighborhood off of Sam Eig Highway and Muddy Branch Road. Families with young children will enjoy the large playground area that […]