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Leo’s Run 2017 raises more than $7,000

Runners having fun along Sligo Creek during Leo’s Run. Photo courtesy Jonna Michelle Photography. More than 400 people registered for this year’s Leo’s Run benefit 5k, raising between $7-8,000 for charity. Of those, 26 were Spirit Runners, who couldn’t participate but sent in support, got a t-shirt and were with the group in spirit Feb. 5. All told, 284 runners and walkers were able to participate that day. The third annual run, a 5K Run/Walk, is a memorial to a son of Mike Mowery (co-founder of Source of the Spring) and wife Caroline Joyce who was stillborn in 2014. The funds...

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Hen quarter opens on Ellsworth Drive

Hen Quarter has opened in downtown Silver Spring in the space formerly occupied by Austin Grill. Photo by Mike Mowery. Hen Quarter, a Southern-themed restaurant and bourbon bar, has opened on Ellsworth Drive in the space formerly occupied by Austin Grill. The menu includes updated Southern fare including Southern-fried chicken, Virginia ham steaks, shrimp and grits, short ribs and barbecued chicken, along with accompaniments such as collard greens, pickled okra and fried green tomatoes. The bar features more than 40 different bourbons, along with a dozen types of rye whisky and a selection of Scotch and Irish whiskeys. The...

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2016 reader survey

Thank you for being a regular reader of the Source of the Spring. We want to serve our readers as well as we possibly can. To that end, we’d like to know something about you. Please take this survey to tell us a little about yourself and what you’d like to see in the Source. In appreciation for completing the survey, we will randomly choose one reader to Win a $50 Not Your Average Joe’s Gift Card. Thanks in advance, Mike and Mike P.S. All information will be kept confidential and only used in the aggregate. Nor will we...

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