Category: Openings / Closings

8407 staff heading to Mrs. K’s

Photo by David Lay. The last meal at 8407 Kitchen Bar will be served tonight (Oct. 21), but fans needn’t despair. The chef and many of the restaurant’s bartenders and staff will decamp to Mrs. K’s, according to Theo Margas, owner of both establishments. Margas spoke to the Source earlier this week, citing his desire to keep as many good people as he could, and to revamp Mrs. K’s wine bar offerings at the same time. A sign spotted at the 8407 bar says, “Same Chef, Same Menu at Mrs. K’s,” adding a note that there will be piano...

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Beauty supply shop to open on Bonifant

Photo by Mike Diegel. A beauty supply shop will open in the former Silver Spring Books space at 938 Bonifant Ave. The owners are planning a Nov. 4 grand opening for Silver Spring Beauty Supply, according to Mark Huluka, who’s helping with the all-day event. The group explored opening several different types of businesses before settling on the beauty supply idea, he said. More information will come as we get...

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Peter Pan moves bus service to Silver Spring Transit Center

Graphic courtesy Peter Pan. Peter Pan Bus Lines has left its terminal on Fenton Street and is now operating from the Silver Spring Transit Center. The move, effective Sept. 27, is the result of an end to a 17-year partnership with Greyhound, which was official on the same date. The two companies shared ticketing, revenue and operations, said Frank Farrow, vice president of corporate relations for Peter Pan. “We wanted to move in a new direction that we can react to the needs of the customer more quickly,” he said about the split. “We wanted to go to this...

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Second medical marijuana dispensary planned near transit center

Graphic courtesy HerbaFi Wellness. Silver Spring will get a second medical marijuana dispensary when HerbaFi Wellness opens at 8413 Ramsey Ave. across from the transit center. Founder Zeina Frayha, who will handle the financial end of the business, and her husband, Terry Saad, who will be director of operations, lead the family-run operation. Frayha’s father is a rheumatologist and will serve the company as its medical director. The two were motivated to apply for a license by what they’ve experienced with family and friends. “”We both have a lot of physicians on both sides of our family, and everybody...

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