Free Community Health Fair

“Are you concerned about new COVID variants? Want to get vaccinated or tested for COVID fall travel? Or are you looking to add an extra layer of protection for your tweens and teens? No worries as the “African American Health Program COVID Response” initiative, Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, and Fit Fathers have you covered.” [sponsored]

Popeyes Hiring Ahead of Anticipated Opening

Popeyes is now hiring for its upcoming location at 8401 Georgia Ave. in downtown Silver Spring, according to signage posted at the storefront. Construction has been underway for several months to convert the space formerly occupied by Bombay Gaylord, but they are looking to wrap up construction and be open within the next two weeks, an on-site worker said today.

Bandoola Bowl to Open Second Location This Fall

Bandoola Bowl, a quick-service concept from the family behind Mandalay Restaurant and Café, will open a second location at Western Market, a new food hall in D.C.’s Foggy Bottom neighborhood.

Armed Carjacking Suspect Arrested; Dog Recovered

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – Major Crimes Division have arrested and charged one of three suspects in an armed carjacking that occurred in Rockville last Monday.

Rohobot Featured in 2021 Fall Dining Guide

Silver Spring’s Rohobot Ethiopian Restaurant — originally featured last March by Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema as one of his 8 Favorite Places to Eat Right Now, has been featured once again — this time in the Post’s 2021 Fall Dining Guide.

Historic Takoma to Open Reading Room

Historic Takoma will open its public Reading Room starting Sunday, October 17, according to an announcement from Main Street Takoma. The Reading Room on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Historic Takoma is located at 7328 Carroll Ave. in Takoma Park.

IMPACT Silver Spring Executive Director Stepping Down

IMPACT Silver Spring Executive Director Jayne Park will be stepping down from her role effective December 31, according to an email received by the Source. Ms. Park is leaving the organization to “move forward towards new horizons and opportunities,” according to the announcement.