Guitar Center Plans to File for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

California-based Guitar Center plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to the company. The plan was revealed as part of a press release announcing a Restructuring Support Agreement with creditors that includes a new $165 million equity investment. The company operates about 300 stores across the country, including seven in the Washington, D.C. area.

County Police Arrest, Charge Domestic Violence Suspect with Multiple Offenses

County police officers responding to a report of possible domestic violence arrested Charles Evans of Easley Street and charged him with multiple offenses. The incident occurred at about 4:20 p.m. on Nov. 12 at an apartment building in the 800 block of Easley when a witness reported seeing a woman with a black eye who wanted to use a phone, and a man who appeared to be looking for her.

Silver Spring Wings Searching for New Home

Since their October 30 post on Instagram stating that they were temporarily closed, readers have been asking about the status of Silver Spring Wings. We’ve learned that the chicken wings, tenders, and potato wedges restaurant from the owner of Recess Catering & Events lost their lease and is searching for a new home.

“Re-Imagining the Holidays” Art Installation Lights Up Tonight

While there won’t be a lighting ceremony/party on Ellsworth Drive, this year’s “Re-Imagining the Holidays” art installation will be lit up beginning tonight (Nov. 13) through mid-January. This year’s installation on Fountain Plaza is a collection of colorful plexiglass snowflakes hung inside and out on a framework that’s wrapped in blue garland, topped with a crystal burst. Colorful floodlights and blinking lights will illuminate the structure for shoppers and other visitors to enjoy.