Retired restaurateur and Riderwood resident Mel Krupin (right)

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot recently honored Mel Krupin, one of Washington, D.C.’s most iconic restaurateurs. A few months ago, Franchot presented Mel with a Certificate of Recognition, reading:

Riderwood resident Elaine Wunderlich

Before Elaine Wunderlich and her late husband decided to move to Riderwood from a townhouse in Laurel, Md., they crunched the numbers to determine which living option would be least expensive—their townhouse or Riderwood

Riderwood’s pickleball players

When a group of retirees at Riderwood started playing pickleball together in 2007, they didn’t think they’d end up on television, let alone on Finnish television.

Riderwood Jewish community members

Riderwood is home to about 450 Jewish people, representing roughly 17% of the resident population. With such a robust and active Jewish population, the resident-run Riderwood Jewish Community is able to put on a wide variety of events and activities. 

Maggie Silberstein

Until late 2014, Maggie Silberstein lived in a house in Silver Spring, Md. After her husband passed away, the house was more space than she needed. Many of her retired friends were living in one-bedroom apartments, which Maggie says seemed a bit too small for her.

Riderwood residents Allen and Natalie Slutsky

“I have never had something so easy in my entire life.” That’s how Natalie Slutsky describes her recent move to Riderwood.

Riderwood resident and staff

If you’re like most people, you’ll be making a resolution this month to get healthier. While this is an excellent goal, it is often easier said than done. You swear you’ll eat more vegetables and lean protein, but then end up feeling too tired to cook, so it’s takeout or processed prepared foods once again.

Montgomery County Executive Isiah “Ike” Leggett and Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker

In a few months, people across the country will be casting ballots to elect the next President of the United States. Last fall, residents at Rid... got a sneak peek at the new voting systems that will be used in Maryland in the 2016 election.

Many people choose to sell their houses in the spring—a time when many buyers are shopping and eager to move while the weather is mild and before a new school year begins. If you’re thinking about putting your house on the market this spring, you may be surprised to learn that the time to start preparing is now.