This week’s events feature several community meetings on school construction, the Purple Line and other topics, an online discussion with the county executive, film screenings, live music in several local venues and a Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts baseball game, among others.read more
“We’re getting very close,” promised Meg Kavanagh, marketing manager for District Taco, about opening a new store in the Blair Park Shopping Center on East-West Highway. A few lingering construction issues stand in the way of scheduling a grand opening, which should be soon.read more
The Silver Spring Civic Building was buzzing with activity this past Sunday. On the second level, the faces of the Silver Spring Time Bank volunteers greeted visitors. What wasn’t picked up in the exchange was donated to CREATE Arts Center.
The first lease for a tenant at Solaire 8250 Georgia has been signed with HSBC Bank USA, according to Charles Nulsen III, president of the project’s developer, Washington Property Co. Other potential tenants have signed letters of intent.
Montgomery County police have released a surveillance photo of two suspects in a stabbing that occurred May 8 in the 900 block of Bonifant Street. The department is asking for the public’s help to identify the two men.read more
Construction of a planned Residence Inn at the corner of Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road has been held up pending the replacement of a sewer line, according to the developer. It will require coordinating with multiple government agencies.read more
Here is a list of events coming up in Silver Spring and Takoma Park, curated by the Source of the Spring editor.read more
The final plan for the Silver Spring Intermediate Park improvements will be presented at a meeting tonight by staff from Montgomery Parks following a series of meetings and public comments.read more
Takoma Trukgarten, Takoma Park’s annual craft beer, wine and food festival, will be held this Saturday, June 1, from noon to 5 p.m., according to an announcement from the Old Takoma Business Association/Main Street Takoma.read more
One of Maryland’s best—and best known—wineries is owned and operated by a couple who live in the North Hills of Sligo Creek neighborhood of Silver Spring.read more