Ways to Enjoy Living in Bethesda

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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How to Pull Off a Last-Minute Vacation

If you think it’s too late to start planning a summer vacation, think again. If you’re both flexible and efficient, you can still steal off to a far-off (or nearby) destination before Labor Day. Just follow these expert tips to pull off the summer vacay of your dreams. First things first: figure out airfare. If you’re planning on going somewhere that…

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Aim For a Strike at Bowlero Bethesda

There are your old-school bowling alleys, and the posh new upscale versions, but local favorite Bowlero Bethesda lands perfectly in between. They have 34 lanes plus an onsite arcade, sports bar, and lounge that is appropriate for both family-friendly fun and a night out with friends. And despite the updates, Bowlero Bethesda is still well priced, especially if you come…

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Add a Visit to Be With Me Children’s Playseum to Your Summer Bucket List

School is out, and it’s going to be a long summer unless you have an arsenal of fun activities for the kids. Bookmark Be With Me Children’s Playseum as a unique destination where little ones can stretch their imaginations, be creative, and play pretend all day. The Playseum is set up like a kid-sized city, complete with a grocery store,…

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5 Home Trends You’re About to See Popping Up All Over

Just about every season, there’s a new home trend that you see in every design magazine — and likely, all of your most stylish friends’ apartments. From mid-century modern furniture pieces to antlers hanging on the wall, these trendy items are so universally beloved, they instantly add some extra style to any room. Here are just a few of the…

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Grab a Hot Dog and Beer at Dog Haus Biergarten

Sometimes you just want to keep things simple, and that’s where Dog Haus Biergarten comes into the picture. This Bethesda eatery serves just a handful of items: hot dogs, sausages, fries, tots, and beer — but that’s really all you need.  You might try pairing the Downtown Dog wrapped in smoked bacon, and topped with caramelized onions and pickled peppers, with…

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