Adega Wine Cellars closed

Adega Wine Cellars and Café in downtown Silver Spring has closed “indefinitely,” according to a sign posted on the door Feb. 19.

Residents hope for shops, restaurants under new apartments

A new apartment building on the corner of Fenton Street and Wayne Avenue is scheduled to open in the summer with ground-level retail spaces facing Fenton, and East Silver Spring residents are dreaming about what they’d like to see in those spaces.

Source of the Spring to host first tweetup March 7

Cofounders Mike Diegel and Mike Mowery will host the first Source of the Spring tweetup to support local journalism Tuesday, March 7 from 6-9 p.m at Not Your Average Joe’s in Silver Spring.

Upcoming Events Feb. 15-21

Upcoming Events

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, Feb. 15 Meredith Sheperd of Love and Carrots, “Edible Landscaping in Small Spaces,” 7328 Carroll Ave., Takoma Park, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16 Author Iris Krasnow, “Finding Purpose and Passion at Every Stage and Age,” Easter Seals Regional Headquarters, 1420 Spring St., 2 p.m. RSVP required X-Treme Biking Pump Track … Read More

New apartment building at The Blairs officially opens

Officials with The Tower Companies marked the opening of new apartment building that’s part of the redevelopment of the Blairs with a Feb. 11 ribbon cutting and unveiling of an art installation.

Council member compiles suggested improvements for Department of Liquor Control

Photo from Wikipedia Councilmember Tom Hucker (D-District 5) has compiled a series of suggestions that could improve the operations of the county’s Department of Liquor Control and sent them in a letter to new DLC Director Robert Dorfman. Hucker said the ideas came from a number of sources, including surveying licensees in his district to … Read More

Upcoming Events Feb. 8-16

Upcoming Events

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, Feb. 8 Poetry Adventure with poet JoAnne Growney, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veteran’s Plaza, 2 p.m. Action in Montgomery meeting, Silver Spring United Methodist Church, 8900 Georgia Ave., 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9 Silver Spring Contra Dance, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veteran’s Plaza, 7:30-10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10 … Read More

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