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The Lion's Tale

The Charmery is based in Baltimore, but a new location has recently opened in Chevy Chase.

Jewish-owned ice cream shop delivers delicious flavors

Ellie Fischman, Managing Editor, Copy September 22, 2023

With a rotating menu and creative flavors, Baltimore-based The Charmery is a delicious Jewish-owned ice cream shop that has a new location in Chevy Chase. It oozes positive energy through silly paintings...

Award-winning Andys Pizzas offers a vast variety of flavors you may not find at other pizza places.

Bethesda’s Andy’s Pizza is worth a visit

Lena Nadaner, Editor in Chief September 19, 2023

The Montgomery-County-Native-owned Andy’s Pizza brought its award-winning slices to Bethesda, impressing with their tasty pies, perfect crust and lively atmosphere.  With seven locations scattered...

The cover poster for the movie shows a collage, looking like it could be from a teenage girls room, highlighting the movies key moments. Photo from Netflix.

Netflix original “You’re So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah” is worth the watch

Aliza Bellas, Opinion Editor September 7, 2023

As Netflix’s most recently released movie dominated the media, viewers rushed to stream Adam Sandler’s newest project - “You’re So Not Invited to my Bat Mitzvah.” This film tells the story of...

“Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” combines high quality animation, catchy music and an incredible plot-line all into one film.

“Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” is worth a watch

Aaron Waldman, Sports editor June 10, 2023

Spider-Man has been an iconic character in the world of superheroes and pop culture, from his first appearance in 1962 in Marvel Comics to his first movie in 2002. The versions and adaptations of Spider-Man...

The Little Mermaid does a good job of incorporating aspects from the original film, but the animations fall a little flat.

Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” live-action is not worth the hype

Julia Rich, Reporter June 7, 2023

Translating a cartoon into a live-action film is always a bit of a challenge, and Disney’s live-action version of “The Little Mermaid” is no exception. Many of the original elements were featured...

Podcasts to play

Lena Nadaner , Editor-in-Chief June 5, 2023

Whether you’re stuck in traffic, doing the dishes or on the treadmill, one can always count on an interesting podcast to transform these mundane tasks into much-needed entertainment. Listen to these...

Bringing life to the screen

Gigi Gordon, Sports editor June 5, 2023

Reality TV lovers grip the edge of their seats as they await the big news:  Who will be voted off the show? Dramatic music plays and the exciting announcement is about to come, but just like that, the...

Not your typical shidduch

Simon Albert, News Editor June 5, 2023

As reality TV dating shows dominate the media, a new series, “Jewish Matchmaking,” offers long-awaited representation of the Jewish community. This Jewish dating show showcases the diversity and richness...

Rising stars

Rising stars

Tali Loeffler, Reporter June 5, 2023

Amidst the current political and social division in Israel, it is important to focus on things that promote unity. A significant part of Israeli culture is their music, which is a blend of different genres...

This aesthetic, midwest-looking picture is one of the many photos the Jonas Brothers released from their photoshoot for The Album.

Jonas Brothers’ “The Album” impresses

Eitan Rattner, Reporter June 1, 2023

The Jonas Brothers’ new album, “The Album,” is the perfect listen if you are looking for a relaxed time, whether it is riding in your car with the windows down or lying on the beach. The album...

Universal Studios The Super Mario Bros. Movie has the perfect cast and comedy all in one animated picture.

“The Super Mario Bros. Movie” is the best new animated film

Ari Werbin-Gradel, Sports Editor May 24, 2023

Video games have excited people of all ages for over half a century. Potentially the most popular of them all is “Super Mario” by Nintendo. The Mario video game franchise has sold more than 830 million...

Along with typical French pastries, you can also find coffee and other drinks at Paris Baguette.

New French-Korean restaurant impresses

Vivi Ducker, Reporter May 24, 2023

Paris Baguette, a newly opened bakery-cafè in Rockville Town Square, serves a unique fusion of classic French pastries and Asian treats from the original chain founded in South Korea. The Paris Baguette...

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