Healthcare services provider expands Silver Spring facilities

CCI Health & Wellness Services cut the ribbon on its expanded offices in Silver Spring Nov. 29, allowing it to add dental facilities for all and reproductive health for young people to its health care offerings for patients.

Upcoming Events Nov. 30-Dec. 7

Upcoming Events

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, Nov. 30 Meet the Artists, Purple Line Art-in-Transit program, Montgomery Blair High School, 51 University Boulevard East, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Holiday Centerpiece Workshop, Takoma Horticultural Club, Heffner Community Center, 42 Oswego Ave., Takoma Park, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1 Inventing Food Traditions for D.C., Lecture with University of Maryland Professor Emeritus … Read More

County releases request for proposals for former Silver Spring library site

The site of the old Silver Spring Library is slated for redevelopment. It currently houses the Friends of the Library used bookstore. Photo by Mike Diegel. The county’s Department of General Services has issued a Request for Development Proposals to reuse the old Silver Spring Library site at 8901 and 8907 Colesville Road. The RFDP asks that … Read More

Be careful out there, folks

The roads are slick, as evidenced by this photo sent in by reader Dave Giacomin. This happened on Dale Drive near the intersection with Ellsworth Drive. More rain is expected today and continuing into tomorrow.

Mattress store coming to downtown Silver Spring

A building permit has been issued to Mattress Firm to remodel the space on the corner of Colesville Road and Fenton Street formerly occupied by American Apparel.

Local restaurant gets a facelift

Lotus Cafe, at 8077 Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring, has a fresh new look with a red color scheme following a painting job.

Upcoming Events Nov. 23-Dec. 1

Upcoming Events

  Illustration from FiveStone Church Thursday, Nov. 24 Thanksgiving, County Holiday Schedule Red Cross Blood Drive, 2020 East-West Highway, 7 a.m.-noon. Woodside Waddle Fun Run/Walk, First Avenue & Spring Street, 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 25 Post-Thanksgiving Zumba with Tommy, ChezaDance Fitness Studio, 8455 Colesville Rd., #201, Free, 10 a.m. Food Truck Friday, various locations, Takoma … Read More

Trattoria planned for Takoma Park

One of the partners in Takoma Park’s Dolci Gelati Café is planning to open an Italian restaurant on the same block, according to a press release from Main Street Takoma.

Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade

Here is a gallery of photos taken by Mike Diegel during Saturday’s Thanksgiving Parade in downtown Silver Spring. Enjoy.

Hundreds attend Silver Spring rally for diversity and inclusion

Hundreds of people filled Veteran’s Plaza in downtown Silver Spring yesterday to cheer as one speaker after another decried bigotry, racism, discrimination and hatred at a rally to “Stand Up for the Montgomery Way.”