Raskin rally held in Silver Spring

U.S. Rep.-elect Jamie Raskin (D-District 8) spoke to an overflow crowd Nov. 30 at the Silver Spring Civic Building. Billed as a “political strategy session” as well as a fundraiser, the event also featured U.S. Rep.-elects Pramila Jayapal (D-Washington) and Donald McEachin (D-Virginia) and was headlined by Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren. (Photo by Mike Diegel)

Upcoming Events Nov. 30-Dec. 7

Upcoming Events

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, Nov. 30 Meet the Artists, Purple Line Art-in-Transit program, Montgomery Blair High School, 51 University Boulevard East, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Holiday Centerpiece Workshop, Takoma Horticultural Club, Heffner Community Center, 42 Oswego Ave., Takoma Park, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1 Inventing Food Traditions for D.C., Lecture with University of Maryland Professor Emeritus Warren Belasco, 7500 Maple Ave., … Read More

County releases request for proposals for former Silver Spring library site

The site of the old Silver Spring Library is slated for redevelopment. It currently houses the Friends of the Library used bookstore. Photo by Mike Diegel. The county’s Department of General Services has issued a Request for Development Proposals to reuse the old Silver Spring Library site at 8901 and 8907 Colesville Road. The RFDP asks that proposers provide senior housing, with … Read More

Be careful out there, folks

The roads are slick, as evidenced by this photo sent in by reader Dave Giacomin. This happened on Dale Drive near the intersection with Ellsworth Drive. More rain is expected today and continuing into tomorrow.

Upcoming Events Nov. 23-Dec. 1

Upcoming Events

  Illustration from FiveStone Church Thursday, Nov. 24 Thanksgiving, County Holiday Schedule Red Cross Blood Drive, 2020 East-West Highway, 7 a.m.-noon. Woodside Waddle Fun Run/Walk, First Avenue & Spring Street, 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 25 Post-Thanksgiving Zumba with Tommy, ChezaDance Fitness Studio, 8455 Colesville Rd., #201, Free, 10 a.m. Food Truck Friday, various locations, Takoma Park, 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. … Read More

Trattoria planned for Takoma Park

One of the partners in Takoma Park’s Dolci Gelati Café is planning to open an Italian restaurant on the same block, according to a press release from Main Street Takoma.