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Black bear spotted running through residential street in Washington DC
Footage circulating on social media shows a black bear running through a residential street and climbing into a tree in Washington DC on Friday, 9 June. The animal has been safely captured and is expected to be released back into the wild. DC Police confirmed the bear was tranquillised by the Human Rescue Alliance in a backyard on Franklin Street in the Brentwood-Brookland neighbourhood shortly after 10:15 a.mOfficials loaded the bear into a steel cage and placed it on to an animal rescue truck.
Giant Food Summer Local Produce Boxes
Giant Food, the leading greater Washington, D.C. regional grocery chain, announces the return of its Local Produce Boxes featuring locally sourced, in-season produce sold exclusively through Giant Delivers. Available throughout the summer without a subscription or commitment, the boxes retail for $22.99 and contain eight varieties of produce from local...
Here are some tips to be bear aware as Maryland sees more of them
Maryland wildlife officials have confirmed a higher than usual number of black bear sightings in the Baltimore and DC metro areas this year. Recent bear sightings have been confirmed in Hyattsville, Columbia and Prince George’s County. There are more unconfirmed sightings in the greater Baltimore area. The black bear...
Discover the Rich History of Old Town Fairfax with Free Guided Walking Tours and Docent-led Visits
Historic Fairfax City, Inc. is offering free guided tours of Old Town Fairfax on the fourth Saturday of each month from June to September. The tours will begin at 11 a.m. in front of the Historic Fairfax County Courthouse and groups are limited to 15 people. Visitors will learn about George and Martha Washington’s wills stored at the courthouse and explore over two centuries of the town's history along Main Street and Chain Bridge Road. The tour will include stories of people and events that shaped Fairfax City's history, such as town founder Richard Ratcliffe, tradespeople, a daring enemy capture, a romance during the Civil War, and changing architectural styles.
Black bear spotted in Prince George's County
A black bear was spotted this morning in Prince George's County. People reported seeing the bear in both the Hyattsville and University Park areas.
Lakeforest Mall items up for auction
GAITHERSBURG, Md. - You can now own a part of Gaithersburg's Lakeforest Mall, thanks to an online auction. The mall closed its doors at the end of March, but owners are letting people bid on items that were left inside. A Lakeforest Mall pickup truck, a candy machine, and a...
The Bear is now in Brookland, repeat, THE BEAR IS NOW IN BROOKLAND
Dan writes: “The Bear is in Brookland now on my street! Just got a knock on my door at 7:11 by police that animal control has it cornered in a tree.”. This video of the bear crossing the street is incredible:. From MPD: “MPD is currently on the scene...
Historic house needs help to be preserved
A piece of history in Arlington Virginia, the Ball-Sellers House is in jeopardy of being destroyed and a tiny insect is to blame. Gwen Tolbart has the story.
Lakeforest Mall Is Selling Some Strange Things at Its Liquidation Auction
Do you have fond memories of hanging out at Lakeforest Mall? Are they so fond that you might like to take home—for example—the entire contents of its old Dippin’ Dots store? Or a sign from the mall’s food court?. Gaithersburg’s behemoth shopping center, which closed in...
Guess Which Book Store is Coming to Reston Town Center?
Who here remembers when there used to be a Barnes & Noble at Reston Town Center? I do! In fact, I had just moved to this area and was super happy to find a huge bookstore so near my home. Until it closed down shortly after that.
The Amish Cook: Gloria's faith is strengthened during a trip to Maryland
I awoke and glanced around the room. The soft purple nightlight glowed over the sleeping children. We were in Maryland, staying at the home of the Imran Razvi family, where we had come to spend a couple days to learn more about caring for little hearts who have gone through adoption.
Harris Teeter Delivery gets under way in Maryland
Harris Teeter has kicked off on-demand grocery delivery in Baltimore and greater Maryland through parent The Kroger Co.’s fulfillment network. Dubbed Harris Teeter Delivery, the service serves customers in selected ZIP codes across Maryland, the Matthews, North Carolina-based regional grocer said Friday. Shoppers place their orders via HarrisTeeter.com or the Harris Teeter mobile app. The orders are picked, assorted and loaded onto temperature-controlled delivery vans—bearing the chain’s banner—and are delivered directly to customers by uniformed Harris Teeter associates.
Photos of the week ending June 9, 2023
Seersucker Thursday, a new addition to Statuary Hall and a smoke-filled Washington highlighted a busy week on Capitol Hill. CQ Roll Call photojournalists were there to capture it all.
Pyramids at Brookside Gardens
WHEATON, Md. – Montgomery Parks is joining forces with the Wheaton Arts Parade to place eleven pyramid sculptures throughout Brookside Gardens. The pyramids are part of an art walk and will be on display through August 27, 2023. Each pyramid is made of four triangular panels joined together in...
$50,000 Winning Scratch-off Sold at 7-Eleven
A Gaithersburg resident is $50,000 richer after purchasing a winning scratch-off ticket from 7-Eleven at 7980 Georgia Ave in Silver Spring. Additional details below courtesy of the Maryland Lottery:. Having hobbies can be beneficial. Just ask a 51-year-old Gaithersburg woman who plays scratch-offs as a pastime. She tried her luck...
Find French Classics, Champagne, and Martini Service at Old Town Alexandria’s New Brasserie
A guide to the newest places to eat and drink. The DC-area has seen a wave of French restaurants lately. The latest, Josephine, is a classic brasserie in Old Town Alexandria from Neighborhood Restaurant Group, and the place prides itself on its time-intensive techniques. “Our kettle, where we do a...
Massive Black Bear Spotted Wandering Near Hyattsville School
A massive black bear took in the sights in Hyattsville on Thursday morning, causing both fascination and fear for some homeowners who spotted it making the rounds. Officials say that the bear was spotted early on Thursday, June 8 in the 4300 block of Oglethorpe Street, not far from DeMatha Catholic High School.
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Second of Three License-Free Fishing Days on Saturday, June 10th
Per the Maryland Department of Natural Resources: Graduations and school dismissals anglers are setting our younger anglers free to spend more time outdoors. Be sure to carve out time for some fishing adventures in Maryland’s varied waters. Maryland will host the second of three license-free fishing days June 10....
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