Category: Neighborhoods

Downtown Silver Spring Residents Looking to Form Civic Association

A group of downtown Silver Spring residents is in the early stages of forming a new civic association to represent that area. “We’ve been trying to start this organization for three years, with many stops and starts,” said Dan Reed, one of the organizers (and who blogs at Just Up the Pike). A group of them met last night at Kaldi’s Social House for a combination kickoff and happy hour for the Silver Spring Downtown Neighborhood Association. “One of the recurring things that had come up [in earlier discussions] was [that] we wanted to do more social activities, both...

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Unknown Artist’s Work Brightens Trail Users Day

An unknown sidewalk artist, or artists, has been brightening the days of at least one Sligo Creek Trail user for several years now. “I’d like to publicly thank the unknown artist who, for at least the last couple of years, has been leaving hopeful, inspirational messages chalked along the Sligo Creek Trail,” wrote Bob Ferguson, who sent his pictures to the Source. The temporary art appears along the trail north of Colesville Road toward Forest Glen Road and Dennis Avenue, he said. “They are always an unexpected bright point in my day, helping me feel a connection to the...

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Halloween Hauntings Around the Neighborhoods

Several residents sent additional photos of homes decorated for Halloween. The top photo is from Kathlin Smith, taken on Silver Spring Avenue in East Silver Spring. See the brief gallery below for more (click on the images to enlarge). Another shot of the home on Silver Spring Avenue from Kathlin Smith. June Wolcott sent this photo of ghosts at a home at Lauer Terrace and Wire Avenue in the Seven Oaks/Evanswood neighborhood. A giant spider at the same location sent in by June Wolcott. Steve Mento sent this shot of another house on Silver Spring Avenue....

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The Most Halloween Block in Silver Spring?

Is this the Halloween-est block of homes in Silver Spring? These pictures were taken earlier this week in Indian Springs along Granville Drive, between Hastings Drive and Caroline Avenue near the Silver Spring YMCA. Do you have interesting/inventive Halloween decorations, or know of any? Send us a photo to info (at) sourceofthespring.com. All photos courtesy June Taylor (click on image to...

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The Benefits of Fall Home Buying

Our Silver Spring housing market is resilient, as the metropolitan area is driven by core industries of government, such as defense, federal contracting, professional services and engineering. The federal government is a stabilizing presence within the region, which makes us more resistant to economic downturns than other regions. We also show higher incomes, education levels, population growth and share of millennials. In our area, walkability, community amenities and access to the Metro are sought after. Fall housing is showing homes priced at $400,000 to the mid-500s continuing to come on the market in late October. In the last week,...

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