Aladdin Travel Services 10901 Connecticut Ave, Kensington, MD20895 Aladdin Travel Services (ATS) specializes in travel arrangements in Africa, the Middle East and the Far East. It…More can make arrangements for airline reservations, packages and cruises. ATS can also assist you with visa and passport applications. The office can be quite busy -- it's best to stop in to talk to one of the agents.
Gymboree 11301 Rockville Pike, Kensington, MD20895 It's fun to be a kid, especially when you get to shop at Gymboree. The clothes are all designed with kids in mind. They…More include jeans, dresses, shirts, undershirts, socks, tights, boy's and girl's underwear, shoes and clothes for toddlers. Backpacks with monkeys on them are the best way to travel when you're a kid. Gymboree even has a corner set aside for kids to sit in a colorful chair and watch a video while their parents shop. Now, that's service.
K&G Men's Center 4955 Nicholson Ct, Kensington, MD20895 For the man who wants to dress well without paying for the price, K&G Men's Center is the place to shop. It carries…More a wide variety of designer suits, sportswear, shoes, socks, hats, briefs and sunglasses, from designers like Yves St. Laurent and Alexander McQueen. K&G also sells shoe stretchers and hangers. Ladies, there are even great gift items for men, including travel sets, headphones and games. Parents can find dresses for girls and suits with ties for boys, both items carefully wrapped in plastic. Candy is sold near the cashier. Shopping carts are provided for large purchases.
Meineke Car Care Center 3825 Dupont Ave, Kensington, MD20895 The Meineke Car Care Center in Kensington does repairs and maintenance work for your car. If you log onto Meineke's Web…More site, you can find coupons and great deals. Meineke has over 900 locations in the U.S. and Canada. While you travel, you're bound to find a Meineke who can look up your car online and treat your car accordingly.
All Books Considered 10408 Montgomery Ave, Kensington, MD20895 This quaint bookstore at the end of Kensington's historic Antique Row carries thousands of used and out-of-print books.…More Customers will appreciate the overwhelming assortment of books in this cozy shop. Its helpful, friendly staff will guide shoppers in the right direction, whether they seek fiction or nonfiction. The store specializes in books on metaphysical studies, world religions and college history, but also offers a vast amount of options in their literature, drama, travel, cooking, humor, psychology and science sections.
Pen Haven 3730 Howard Ave, Kensington, MD20895 When Bert Heiserman was 10 years old, his brother Norman bought him a 99 cent Wearever pen. Ever since, Bert has been…More collecting vintage pens. He opened the business with Lou Wofsky in 1989 while Bert was still working as an architect; now retired, Bert sells and restores vintage pens at the shop. He also sells modern pens (but does not repair them). In addition, Pen Haven carries inkwells, ink, ink remover, books about pens, desk sets and pen cases for home, office or travel. On average, Bert repairs about 50 pens a week and has collected over 800 pens.
Lightning Express 10500 Wheatley St, Kensington, MD20895 Since 1993, Lightning Express has been doing business in the Maryland, Virginia and D.C. communities. Beginning as a…More courier company for the film, TV and radio business, it became so successful that it expanded to serving local businesses. Lightning provides an array of services, including same-day deliveries, online ordering, daily post office pickups, daily bank deposits and runs, daily scheduled routes, delivery for courts, line-queuing for congressional hearings and secure delivery of visas and travel documents to embassies.
Curves 3704 Decatur Ave, Kensington, MD20895 For women who want to get in shape in a short period of time, Curves is the place to go. At Curves, a 30-minute workout…More that combines hydraulic resistance and cardio exercises in a circuit is the key to exercising at the optimal level. Teenagers from 14 years old to 90-year-old women exercise at Curves. The staff shows new members how the circuit works, and a one-day free pass is available. Nutrition and weight loss counseling is offered, and a monthly analysis of weight and body fat is charted. Travel passes to any Curves facility nationwide is included for 12-month check draft members.
The Beacon Newspapers 3720 Farragut Ave, Kensington, MD20895 The Beacon is a free, monthly publication focusing on issues that effect people 50 years old and…More over. Serving the Washington, DC and Baltimore areas since 1989 and 2003, respectively, the paper includes articles about health and fitness, aging, travel, housing opportunities and noteworthy local people and businesses. The paper is free at distribution sites and yearly subscriptions are available for $12.72 via third-class mail or $36 via first-class mail plus sales tax, if applicable. The Beacon's local stories are written by a small staff of writers and freelancers. It also includes selected Associated Press wire stories.
Every Sunday witnesses gather at the Kingdom Hall for a public discourse followed by Watch Tower readings and…More studies. Witnesses hold weekly meetings where several elders or guests stand up and read <i>The New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures</i> and then talk about the readings and help witnesss apply them to every day life. It's not so much considered preaching as teaching. Witnesses practice bible study and travel to homes in the community to talk about scriptures.</p>
<p>Upon entering the Kingdom Hall in Kensington, visitors, whether or not they are members, are greeted and welcomed by Witnesses. Guests can take a seat in the meeting place, which is decorated with scripture quotes on the wall. Witnesses bring their own bibles and song books to follow along with the discourses.</p>
<p>Four congregations meet at this location, including French and Spanish congregations and the central Kensington and Rock Creek Park congregations.</p>