American Legion Bridge Approaches 50 – The span connecting I-495 across the Potomac between Montgomery and Fairfax Counties will turn 50 on Dec. 31. Earlier this summer, officials from both counties discussed potential improvements for the stretch of road that carries upward of 230,000 vehicles a day. [Washington Post]

Bethesda Father-Son Duo Share ‘Monster Truck Madness’ – The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair is over, but not before Bethesda’s Jay and Cory Snyder took turns driving the “Iluminator” over dirt ramps last week at the fairgrounds. [The Gazette]

Bethesda Mag Taking ‘Best Of’ Votes – Among the many categories are Best Lobster Roll, Best Private School if You Want  Your Kid to Get an Athletic Scholarship and Best Doggie Day Care. Voting ends Sept. 14. [Bethesda Magazine]

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