Catalyst Hot Dogs Owner Featured in NPR’s ‘The Indicator from Planet Money’

Chris Van Jura, the owner of the Catalyst Hot Dogs food cart, is featured in an episode of ‘The Indicator from Planet Money,’ NPR’s “little show about big ideas”. The episode, titled “The COVID Small Business Boom,” discusses businesses that were started as a byproduct of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Update: Police Investigating Case of Found Child in White Oak

County police officers are attempting to locate the parents or guardians of a male child who is believed to be three or four years of age and was found unattended outside in the 1700 block of January Drive in White Oak.

Kennedy Center to Screen Dave Chappelle Documentary Film

The Kennedy Center has announced the August 1 screening of “Untitled: Dave Chappelle Documentary Film,” a documentary film that follows comedian and Silver Spring native Dave Chappelle to his current home of Yellow Springs, Ohio, as the community reels from the events of 2020.

The Angry Jerk to Host Soft Opening Event This Week

The Angry Jerk, a new Caribbean restaurant from Society Restaurant & Lounge founder Jason Miskiri, will host a soft opening event this week, according to a post on the outlet’s Instagram account.

Design Excellence Awards Return for 2021

The Montgomery County Planning Department’s Design Excellence Awards have returned for 2021, according to an announcement on the department’s website. “The Montgomery County Planning Department is seeking to recognize exceptional architecture, landscape architecture and urbanism that makes a difference in people’s lives and represents the county’s highest quality of design to the region, state and nation. This year, Montgomery Planning will hold its fifth Design Excellence Awards competition to honor this work.”