Category: Business

FedEx Office to open new location August 22

FedEx location photo by Mike Mowery. FedEx Office will close its store at 1407 East-West Highway Aug. 21 and open the next day at its new location on the corner of Georgia and Wayne avenues, according to a staff member who spoke to Source of the Spring today. The store will occupy the majority of the space that formerly housed an Office Depot outlet. The rest of the space will be taken by Massage Envy, according to The Peterson Companies’ website. FedEx Office is a FedEx subsidiary that provides a retail outlet for FedEx Express and FedEx Ground shipping,...

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Central begins preleasing apartments at Fenton and Wayne

Rendering courtesy of Grosvenor Americas. Preleasing of Central apartments at the corner of Fenton Street and Wayne Avenue is now underway, according to an announcement from developer Grosvenor Americas. The leasing office is located in a loft-style apartment on the first floor of Bonifant Street, across from Montgomery County’s Lot 29 parking lot on the corner of Bonifant and Easley. The building will include 243 apartments with a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments featuring kitchens with quartz countertops, Energy Star® stainless steel appliances, a full-size washer and dryer, and amenities such as USB charger outlets and wood-style...

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Thai Market Closed; Restaurant Closed for Remodeling

Thai Market, located at 902 Thayer Avenue in Downtown Silver Spring, has closed. (David Lay/Source of the Spring) We previously reported that Thai Market would be closing at the end of June, ending a 35+ year run. Their last day of business was June 28, with their lease ending June 30. It also appears that the adjoining restaurant is closed for remodeling, according to a sign in the door. Owner Ken Gosak took over the store in 1997. He is the third owner of the market, which originally opened about 35 years ago, he said. The market specialized in...

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Silver Spring Comes Alive for Shark Week

Shark Week 2017, produced by Silver Spring’s Discovery Communications, starts this evening at 7pm. (Bloody Disgusting/Discovery Communications) The 29th Season of Shark Week, produced by Discovery Communications, begins this evening at 7pm ET. For the first time, it is premiering the same week in more than 220 countries and territories around the world. Several local businesses are getting in on the fun, starting with the Shark Week Family Fun Fest, held at the Downtown Silver Spring Fountain Plaza last Friday. Silver Spring’s Red Rock Films contributed 2 shows to this year’s slate: Return to the Isle of Jaws, which...

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Bump ‘N Grind plans permanent kiosk in Ellsworth Place

Bump ‘N Grind photo by Mike Diegel Bump ‘N Grind, the Silver Spring-based coffee and vinyl record shop, is planning to open a permanent kiosk this fall in Ellsworth Place. “Ellsworth Place approached us and asked us if we’d be interested in expanding,” said owner David Fogel, adding that it would be located on the first floor, near Michael’s and a recently installed seating area. The kiosk, which will be about 150-200 square feet, will include work from local artists and is currently being built offsite, he said. “We’re really excited about it,” Fogel said. “I’ve put in a...

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