Demolition of 8787 Georgia Avenue to Begin by End of Year

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.

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Northwest Branch Floods, Closes Colesville Road

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.

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New Business Opens, Old One Reopens in Old Takoma

A new business opened, and an established one reopened with new features, in Old Takoma. Nikki Lugo, a tattoo artist with more than 17 years of experience, opened Lucky Duck Tattoo, an appointment-only parlor, on the second floor of 7006 Carroll Ave. In the meantime, Takoma Station Tavern has reopened after being closed for three months during the pandemic.

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