Category: Openings / Closings

Armand’s Chicago Pizzeria in Montgomery Hills Closed

Image from Armand’s Facebook page Armand’s Chicago Pizzeria in Montgomery Hills has closed, according to a post on the company Facebook page. “The Newmyer family would like to THANK YOU for your support at this location for the last 29 years,” the post reads in part. The post refers customers to the Rockville location (a franchisee) on Halpine Road, and said catering is still available by calling Ron Newmyer at 202.439.8015. The company was founded in 1975 by Ron’s father Lew, pioneering Chicago deep-dish pizza in the Washington area, and had 14 locations at its peak. In an April...

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UPDATE: Post Office Scheduled to Open in Library on July 30

Photo from Wikimedia Commons UPDATE: The post office move into the Silver Spring Library has been postponed to July 30 due to construction issues, a USPS spokesperson has confirmed. The U.S. Post Office in Spring Center on 16th Street will open in its new, temporary location in the Silver Spring Library on Tuesday, July 17, USPS officials have confirmed. The post office is the last business still operating in the center at 8600 Spring St., which is in the process of being demolished for Purple Line construction. Construction is underway on the ground floor of the library at 900...

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Post Office Scheduled to Open in Library on July 17

Photo from Wikimedia Commons The U.S. Post Office in Spring Center on 16th Street will open in its new, temporary location in the Silver Spring Library on Tuesday, July 17, USPS officials have confirmed. The post office is the last business still operating in the center at 8600 Spring St., which is in the process of being demolished for Purple Line construction. Construction is underway on the ground floor of the library at 900 Wayne Ave. in the space behind the windows facing the future Purple Line station. The post office is expected to operate in the temporary location...

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Forum Theatre Shutting Down July 31 After 14 Seasons

The Silver Spring Black Box Theatre will no longer be the home of Forum Theatre. Photo by Mike Mowery. Forum Theatre, a member of the Theatre Consortium of Silver Spring, announced the organization would cease operations on July 31. As first reported by The Washington Post, the decision to close down after 14 seasons was made unanimously by Michael Dove, a cofounder and artistic director, and the organization’s board of directors. In a message yesterday to supporters, leadership wrote, “Our seasons were built to be conversation starters, with strong points of view and challenging questions from a variety of...

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Dolce Gelati to Open in Roscoe’s Side Room

Dolce Gelati will occupy the space to the right of Roscoe’s entrance. Photo courtesy Old Takoma Business Association. Dolce Gelati, formerly located at 7000 Carroll Ave., will move into space formerly used for private parties at Roscoe’s Neapolitan Pizzeria, located at 7040 Carroll Ave., according to an announcement from the Old Takoma Business Association. The gelateria will have its own entrance and will include a gelato counter with seating, along with tables and chairs. It is expected to open later this month. Dolci Gelati’s chef and president, Gianluigi Dellaccio, recently named a global “gelato ambassador” for the United States,...

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