Nolte Park Activity Building Gone; Community Garden Planned

The activity building at Nolte Local Park has been taken down and its foundation will serve as the base for a new community garden, according to plans from Montgomery Parks. In March of last year, the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission issued a Request for Proposals for the adaptive reuse of the building, located at 200 Denver Rd., but did … Read More

WSSC Work, Park Improvements to Affect Access to Two Four Corners Parks

The park entrance from University Boulevard, the lot and the ball field seen beyond, will close this month for improvement work. Photo by Mike Diegel. Improvements scheduled to begin this month will affect users’ access to two parks in the Four Corners area of Silver Spring, according to announcements from the county’s Parks Department. WSSC will be installing a new … Read More

MNCPPC issues request for proposals for Nolte Park building

Nolte Park activity building, MNCPPC photo The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission has issued a Request for Proposals for the adaptive reuse of the park activity building at Nolte Local Park, located at 200 Denver Rd. Proposals must include a business plan and financing structure that meets the commission’s general goals for adaptive reuse, which includes enhancing the park’s … Read More

A Decade Later: The Jug Handle and the Gene Lynch Urban Park

A Decade Later: The Jug Handle and the Gene Lynch Urban Park

With news of Discovery’s departure from Silver Spring, there has been much speculation about what will happen to the Discovery building and site. And with past issues surrounding the construction of the Silver Spring Transit Center across the street, there had been much attention paid to that project. And now with the start of Purple Line construction in the same vicinity, there has been steady news coverage about that project.

Pump Track part of Montgomery Parks’ Pop-Up Programming

Pump Track part of Montgomery Parks' Pop-Up Programming

Montgomery Parks’ Pump Track, part of its Pop-Up Programming, is available at Fairview Road Urban Park. (David Lay/Source of the Spring) A Pump Track has appeared at Fairview Road Urban Park in Downtown Silver Spring, as part of Montgomery Parks’ Pop-Up Programming. As part of an effort to attract more visitors to its parks, Montgomery Parks is offering free programming … Read More