Ways to Enjoy Living in Bethesda

Get a Head Start on Your Holiday Shopping at the Bethesda Row Arts Festival

You can’t beat the breadth and quality of art at the annual Bethesda Row Arts Festival. Everything from paintings and ceramics to photography and jewelry are featured, and a walk through the 200+ artists booths is completely free! The line-up of art and artists is already set, so take a quick spin through the listing on the website to see…

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Essential Fall Decorating Tips for Your Luxury Apartment in Bethesda

Cozy sweater season is finally upon us, and it’s not just your wardrobe that deserves a makeover. Your apartment should be ready for autumn, too! If you need some seasonal design inspiration, here are a few decor tips for fall. Toss up some twinkle lights. What could be simpler than stringing up a few strands of lights? Twinkle lights instantly create…

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Taste of Bethesda Returns Oct. 5!

On October 5, more than 40,000 Bethesda locals will gather in Woodmont Triangle to eat, drink, and make merry at the city’s Taste of Bethesda festival. Food is the main draw at this annual event, with more than 60 participating restaurants serving up tasting-sized portions of their most popular dishes, but you should keep in mind that there’s a lot…

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Prima Restaurant Puts a Healthy Spin on Italian Fare

For those who love the flavors of Italy, but find it hard to dine at an Italian joint without blowing your daily calorie count out of the water, you have to try Prima Restaurant. This fast-casual spot puts a different spin on Italian cuisine, with healthy bowls that will leave you satisfied, guilt-free.   You have a few options when it comes…

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How to Safely Exercise Outdoors During a Heat Wave

 When the sun is shining and the summer breezes are blowing, you’re probably happy to skip the gym and get outside for your workout. While getting some fresh air is always a great idea, exercising outdoors can also be dangerous on hot days. Here’s how to stay safe when you choose to head outside for a workout. Make sure you…

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Wang Dynasty Is a New Spot for Chinese Food in Bethesda

Need a go-to spot for Chinese food? The newly opened Wang Dynasty should definitely be added to your rotation. This Rockville restaurant has crossed the border and moved to our town to bring their elevated Chinese dishes for all to enjoy. The menu boasts chef specials, traditional Chinese dishes, mains, hot pots and so much more. Favorite dishes right off the bat…

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Aug. 27 at Jaledo: Tomatina Festival Tapas Cooking Class

Love to cook? Then you might be interested in one of Jaledo’s upcoming cooking classes. This popular Bethesda restaurant offers monthly cooking workshops with hands-on instruction (and, of course, you get to sample plenty of tasty food). The August 27th class will be focused on "Tomatina Festival Tapas" which has a hilarious backstory. This beloved food tradition is epic–it started…

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Make the Most of Your Patio or Balcony With These Decorating Tips

There’s a reason that patios and balconies are such coveted apartment perks. They make it easy to get some fresh air without leaving the comfort of your own home, and they’re great entertainment spaces during the warmer months. If you really want to get the most out of your patio or balcony, follow these tips to maximize the space. Opt…

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Now Open Near Flats at Bethesda Avenue: Clove & Cedar Coffeebar

For those who can’t live without their morning cup o’ joe, you’ll be excited to see a new cafe in town! Clove & Cedar Coffeebar opened up just a few weeks ago right on St. Elmo Avenue. Owner and operator Janet Forlini had a dream of bringing the community together through creating a welcoming environment where locals can gather and local business…

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What’s Your Favorite Exhibit at the Glen Echo Park Aquarium?

The mission of Glen Echo Park Aquarium is  to provide education on the Chesapeake Bay and all the natural wildlife that calls this place home—close to our home! With interactive exhibits for all ages, there’s something for everyone to explore. The exhibits boast animals that we would find in the bay, like horseshoe crabs, blue crabs, catfish, turtles, eels, and more. Beyond that,…

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