Category: Takoma Park

New Business Opens, Old One Reopens in Old Takoma

A new business opened, and an established one reopened with new features, in Old Takoma. Nikki Lugo, a tattoo artist with more than 17 years of experience, opened Lucky Duck Tattoo, an appointment-only parlor, on the second floor of 7006 Carroll Ave. In the meantime, Takoma Station Tavern has reopened after being closed for three months during the pandemic.

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Takoma Park Seeks Citizen Preferences for Library Exterior Design

The City of Takoma Park is asking citizens to take a survey to indicate their preference for the exterior design of a renovated and reconstructed library, officials announced. The survey provides a review of three designs submitted to the City Council in February by RRMM Lukmire Architects. The presentation included a project cost estimate of more than $8 million for each design.

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Group Opens Store Devoted to Sustainable Shopping

A group of local residents has opened Fullfillery, a store in Takoma Park catering to those who are interested in the concept of sustainable shopping. “We each had an idea that we wanted bulk sustainable shopping available,” said Lauren Chitwood Schauf, a Woodside Forest resident who manages the store. “It’s popping up in England, it’s popping up in New York, it’s popping up in California, but it was very conspicuously absent from D.C.”

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Takoma Park Adopts Housing, Economic Development Plan

The Takoma Park City Council has adopted a long-term housing and economic development strategic plan, city officials announced. The 2019-2030 Housing and Economic Development Strategic Plan is designed to be a “coordinated approach needed to move Takoma Park towards a ‘Livable Community for All’ for this and future generations,” according to the introduction.

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  1. Michael S Chaykovsky: Silver Spring is truly a dark place tonight with the sad news of the closing of Sergio Ristorante Italiano. We have been loyal customers for over ten years, and will greatly miss the fantastic food; the great customer service; the gorgeous rustic Italian countryside mural painting on the wall; the beautiful classic arched entrance doors; and the warmth of Sergio's greeting as you entered his restaurant. Arrivederci and buona fortuna to you and your family, Sergio! We will always keep…

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  2. Perry T. Schwartz: I have been a customer almost since this wonderful restaurant opened. Great food and service and of course Mr. Toni and his family were terrific hosts. Silver Spring will not be the same without Sergio's.

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