Tuesday, February 5, 2013
"Yuzu" could be open by April, Bethesda Magazine reports.
A new Japanese restaurant featuring sushi and robata will take over the former Divino space on Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda Magazine reports. Divino, an Argentine steakhouse, closed its doors last year. "There have been extensive negotiations with the landlord and due to the approach of the expiration of our lease, we did not have another choice," wrote managers in a note left on the door, Patch reported. The new restaurant, dubbed Yuzu, is headed up by Yoshihisa Ota, who previously was an owner of Mount Vernon Square's Kushi, according to the Bethesda Magazine report. The restaurant could be open as soon as April. Read the full story at Bethesda Magazine.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Winners will receive cash prizes and the chance to see their work in print.
Calling all writers! The Bethesda Urban Partnership and Bethesda Magazine are looking for entries for an essay and short story contest as a part of the 14th Annual Bethesda Literary Festival. Each year, the festival draws novelists, journalists, poets and children’s authors to downtown Bethesda. Check out a video attached to this story of NPR's Michele Norris speaking about her book "The Grace of Silence" at the 2011 festival. This year's event featured writers Thomas Friedman, Marvin and Deborah Kalb, Joby Warrick and Walter Isaacson. Adults and high school students can submit a 500-word essay, and/or a 4,000-word short story on any topic. Winners in each category will be honored with cash prizes, and first-place winners will also see …
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Rollin Stanley has retracted statements he made describing his detractors as 'rich, white women,' Bethesda Magazine reports.
Bethesda Magazine is reporting that Montgomery County Planning Director Rollin Stanley has apologized for controversial statements he made regarding a group of his detractors in a recent Bethesda Magazine article. Patch reported on the controversy March 8. In the article by Eugene L. Meyer, titled the “The Future Is Looking Up” and published in Bethesda Magazine's March-April issue, Stanley called the group "rich, white women" who spread fear about his initiatives. The statements prompted backlash from the community and a call for his resignation. County Planning Board Chair Francoise Carrier condemned the statements and promised "appropriate corrective action." Wednesday, a statement was posted on the planning department's website on …
Friday, March 9, 2012
Bethesda Magazine reports that Rollin Stanley is apologizing for calling a group of his detractors 'rich, white women.'
Bethesda Magazine is reporting that county planning director Rollin Stanley has apologized after coming under fire for comments he made in a recent Bethesda Magazine story. In the article by Eugene L. Meyer, entitled the “The Future Is Looking Up” and published in the magazine’s March-April issue, Stanley called a group of his detractors "rich, white women" who spread fear about his initiatives. The group of activists asked him to publicly apologize, calling the characterization "a blatantly racial and sexist slur,” Patch reported Thursday. Stanley’s comments drew a firestorm of controversy, including on Patch, and his comments were condemned by county Planning Board Chair Francoise Carrier. Bethesda Magazine is reporting on its website …