DTSS Signs Two New Tenants; A Current One Will Switch Locations

Downtown Silver Spring has signed two new tenants and a current one will change locations, Laurie Yankowski, regional director, marketing for The Peterson Cos., confirmed. Flip’d by IHOP, a new fast-casual concept from the chain known for its signature pancakes, will take the place once filled by Asian Bistro, next to Panera at 8537 Georgia Ave.

Takoma Park Police Investigating Fatal Shooting Incident

The Takoma Park police are investigating a shooting that occurred this morning (April 7), resulting in two fatalities, according to a department press release. Officers responded at about 5 a.m. to multiple reports of shots fired in the parking lot area of the Takoma Overlook Condominiums at 7333 New Hampshire Ave.

Governor Announces All Residents 16 and Older Now Eligible for Vaccinations at State Mass Sites

All Maryland residents aged 16 and older are eligible as of today (April 6) for a COVID-19 vaccination at the state’s mass vaccination sites, Gov. Larry Hogan (R) announced yesterday. In addition, the governor said that all residents 16 and older will be eligible to receive a vaccine from all providers, such as pharmacies and hospitals, as of Monday, April 12.

Restaurants, Diners Invited to Participate in MoCo Eats Week

Restaurants and diners in Montgomery County, as well as local craft beverage and food producers, are invited to participate in the upcoming MoCo Eats Week event, which runs from April 23 to May 3. The promotion, organized by Visit Montgomery and the county’s Department of Alcohol Beverage Services, allows diners to enjoy food and drinks at discounted prices. In addition to discounts for diners, restaurants will gain exposure from the event’s promotion by the county.