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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County Venues Now Permitted to Offer Live Performances

County venues including indoor and outdoor restaurants are now permitted to include live performances, with restrictions, County Executive Marc Elrich announced on Friday. Customers will still be required to wear masks at all times other than when seated and eating or drinking. They will not be allowed to gather in front of performers, whether dancing or just watching.

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Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Collision

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating a fatal pedestrian-involved collision that occurred Saturday night at the intersection of University Boulevard East & Langley Drive in Silver Spring, according to a press release.

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Pet of the Week: “Jojo is quite the smart and sassy little comedian.”

“Jojo is quite the smart and sassy little comedian. She looks like a lap dog, but cuddly she is not (unless there’s a thunderstorm or fireworks)! She never gets tired of chasing rabbits around the neighborhood, despite her lack of success in actually catching one. She can learn a new trick in about 10 minutes, and knows the names of all our family members and close friends, as well as her doggy pals on the block. Her favorite food is…anything we are eating! We love to watch her vigorously attack “trump”, her favorite doggy toy. Jojo is agile and spunky and we just love her so much!”

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Labor Day Schedule Changes, Closures Announced

Montgomery Parks announced that portions of Sligo Creek Parkway would remain closed to vehicles and open for pedestrians, bicyclists and other exercise on Labor Day, Sept. 7. On Labor Day weekend, the parkway will be available Friday at 9 a.m. through Tuesday, September 8, till 7 a.m. from Old Carroll Avenue to Piney Branch Road (1.1 miles) and Forest Glen Road to University Boulevard West (1.5 miles).

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  1. Daniel Whitten: The last of countless dinners with my family at Sergio’s over 37 years. An indelible part of my family’s history.

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  2. Michael S Chaykovsky: Silver Spring is truly a dark place tonight with the sad news of the closing of Sergio Ristorante Italiano. We have been loyal customers for over ten years, and will greatly miss the fantastic food; the great customer service; the gorgeous rustic Italian countryside mural painting on the wall; the beautiful classic arched entrance doors; and the warmth of Sergio's greeting as you entered his restaurant. Arrivederci and buona fortuna to you and your family, Sergio! We will always keep…

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