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Cruisin' on the River Classic Car & Truck Show

Cruisin' on the River Classic Car & Truck Show

Lovers of custom and classic cars and trucks make your way to National Harbor for the Second Annual CRUISIN' ON THE RIVER on Saturday, August 6TH (rain date: Sunday, August 7th) from 10am to 5pm along the Potomac River.

You'll enjoy over a hundred unique vehicles on display along the piers and our waterfront parking lot.

Plus, throughout the day enjoy the oldies sounds of DC Motors (11am to 1pm and Apple Core (2pm to 4pm).

Calling all custom/classic car or truck owners! We need you to participate in this show. Registration is $15 per vechicle and payable at the event. Dash plaques for the first 100 vehicles registered. Contact Jason Flis to participate at 703.508.9399 or AAStreetRods@aol.com.

This event is FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Event Sponsored by All American Street Rods.

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Favorite Fridays: What's Your Favorite Brunch Spot?

Favorite Fridays: What's Your Favorite Brunch Spot?

Brunch: The best (and only!) reason to get up early on weekends.

 

Blacks Bar & Kitchen- If you like seafood and champagne, this is the best brunch value in the area. Having sampled several of the champagne "flavors" on the menu, I found the Sangria Champagne to be delightful. The brunch buffet was laid out in three tiers. Including roast beef, a made-to-order omelet and quiche in tier 1, shrimp, oysters, clams, salads and salmon in tier 2 and the pastries and desserts were in tier 3. The quality of the food was very good and everything was fresh and tasty. The service was outstanding and the atmosphere was very nice. The soft jazz playing in the background was a nice touch.

County Exectutive to Participate in Ribboncutting For Extension of Father Hurley Blvd

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will celebrate the opening of the extension of Father Hurley Boulevard, an important north-south link in the Germantown area that will connect local communities to Town Center and the I-270 corridor.

 

Bethesda Group Raises Funds For Military Families In Need

Bethesda Group Raises Funds For Military Families In Need

 

 According to BethesdaPatch, A Bethesda non-profit focused on helping families in need launched a new campaign geared at military families this week and throughout the month of August.

Mercy for Me provides financial help for those suffering from illness and injury, or victims of natural disasters, both at home and abroad. Some of the group’s recent efforts include traveling to Joplin, Missouri, to aid victims of devastating tornadoes, and organizing a water campaign for victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami. The group hopes to soon partner with companies to create assistance funds for employees in need.

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Bank Robbery in Silver Spring

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Major Crimes Division – Robbery Section are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Monday evening at the TD Bank located at 8661 Colesville Road in Silver Spring.

Was Dad Next On Hit List?

KENSINGTON, MD (WUSA) -- She killed her son and herself, and now her ex is convinced she planned to kill him too.

Police say Montgomery County psychiatrist Margaret Jensvold killed her 13-year-old son Ben, and then a day later shot herself.

As for a motive, Jensvold's ex, Jamie Barnhard, says Jensvold just lost it when Montgomery County schools refused to send her son to a special ed treatment program. She apparently thought her 13 year old was better off dead than back in the public schools being bullied.

So she shot Ben and herself -- and she may have planned to shoot her ex too.

"I loved him so much," says Barnhard through tears. He's left with only trinkets and photos to remember Ben.

Community Reacts: Red Line Stations Closing This Weekend

According to Metro, buses will replace trains between Rockville and Bethesda this weekend from August 5th to August 7th.

Two sections of two separate Metro lines will close this weekend, affecting thousands of commuters on the Red and Blue lines.

The biggest issue will be on the Red Line. There will be no service between the Rockville and Bethesda stations. That will close the Twinbrook, White Flint, Grosvenor-Strathmore, and Medical Center stations. The closure begins at 10:00pm Friday (August 5th) and will last through Sunday night. Regular service should be restored for the Monday morning commute (August 8).