Fans of outdoor entertainment now will be able to attend performances under certain guidelines released yesterday by the county. Audiences will be limited to 50 attendees, who must buy tickets in advance and will have to maintain social distancing (at least six feet) from those who are not part of the same household.
Montgomery Parks will close two sections of Sligo Creek Parkway tomorrow, Sept. 18 to vehicles, bicyclists and pedestrians from 8 a.m.–2 p.m. The sections are:
Parkway from Colesville Road to Wayne Avenue, and
Parkway from Kennebec Avenue to Maple Avenues.
Let’s Promote The Vote has issued a call for artists to create works encouraging residents to get out and vote in the November election.
The project was launched by the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County and the Montgomery County Public Arts Trust.
AHCMC is looking for up to 10 artists or designers for paid commissions of $1,500 to create temporary public murals in any media. The art is for display in traditionally marginalized/hard to count communities throughout the county.
The County Council yesterday approved more than $1 million in two special appropriations to support area youth sports. In addition, two council members introduced a bill to lower annual license fees for county retailers and restaurant operators.
Ulta Beauty is set to open Tuesday, September 29 at its new location at 8510 Fenton Street, according to signage posted in windows at the new storefront. The space was previously home to City Sports and more recently, Arts on the Block.
All Set Restaurant & Bar owners Ed Reavis and Jennifer Meltzer have launched Money Muscle BBQ, a barbecue food truck with takeout and delivery options.
“Frankie is an 8 month old puppy who loves living in and exploring Silver Spring! He’s full of energy and his tail never stops wagging when he’s around people or other pups!”
Demolition of 8787 Georgia Ave., the former home of the county’s Planning Department, is slated to begin by the end of the year in preparation for a 2021 groundbreaking of the redevelopment of the property. The county chose partners Bozzuto and StonebridgeCarras in 2013 for a two-part redevelopment effort, according to Devon Hastie, development manager for Bozzuto. The first part, construction of a new office building for the county in Wheaton, has been completed.
The Northwest Branch of the Anacostia River has flooded Colesville Road/Route 29, closing the roadway in both directions. A police officer told the Source photographer to come no closer, as the county’s fire and rescue workers on the scene fear the Burnt Mills Reservoir dam just upstream from the bridge may fail.
Denizens Brewing Co. has expanded the line of products offered for delivery or pickup by adding goods made by other local businesses. The Craft Collection includes a variety of products curated by the Denizens team.