The Shell Shack Seafood will be relocating to Silver Spring, according to a post on the outlet’s Instagram account. The Caribbean-infused seafood truck will be located near Millennium Salon at 920 Gist Avenue in the South Silver Spring neighborhood, opening on Saturday, May 1 at 12 p.m. The truck is relocating from the Savor Food Hall in Brentwood, which changed ownership and concept last year.
The Takoma Park-Silver Spring Co-op has filed a lawsuit against the Neighborhood Development Company and the City of Takoma Park in a dispute over the co-op’s access to a city-owned parking lot and its ability to take deliveries. The lot at Takoma Junction is leased to NDC by the city, and NDC leases it to the co-op.
Bump ‘n Grind will be closing its location at 1200 East-West Highway on Wednesday, May 26, according to an email announcement from owner David Fogel. The shop will move its operations to Moorenko’s Ice Cream on Georgia Avenue, and plans are still on track to open a kiosk at the Silver Spring Library.
The City of Takoma Park commissioned new public art by artist Trap Bob, who painted picnic tables last year at the gazebo for a project of Main Street Takoma. Trap Bob has painted three tables along the Takoma Streetery on Laurel Avenue with designs celebrating the power and resilience of Black women, according to the Arts and Humanities Division that commissioned the work to demonstrate the city’s commitment to public art and racial equity.