Planners Identify Four Themes to Guide Silver Spring Planning Process

The county’s Planning Department staff identified four themes that will guide the next stage in the process of developing a new Silver Spring Downtown and Adjacent Communities sector plan. The four themes—diversity, resiliency, connectivity and community health—grew out of a series of online meetings and other conversations during the “visioning” portion of the planning process, which took place in the spring.

GoFundMe Campaign Begun for Owner of Stolen Food Truck

A GoFundMe campaign began yesterday for the owner of a food truck stolen over Memorial Day weekend from its parking spot on Brookville Road in Silver Spring. James Turner, a restaurant veteran with more than 30 years of experience, had recently received a license from the county to begin operating as Beltway Bistro when the vehicle was taken.

Live Music Returning This Weekend in Two Silver Spring Venues

Now that pandemic-related capacity restrictions have been lifted, three Silver Spring venues for live music are booking bands and beginning to host live music again. Two of those venues, Silver Strings Restaurant and Bar and the Sligo Creek Golf Course, will feature performances starting this Friday, June 4.