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November 15, 2021 | Ceoli Jacoby

County Planning Team to Host Q & A on Silver Spring and Adjacent Communities Plan

The County Planning Team is meeting with community members on Tuesday from 7-8 p.m. to answer questions about the Silver Spring and Adjacent Communities Plan. The informal, virtual meeting will give stakeholders a chance to air their concerns ahead of the Dec. 2 public hearing. The Silver Spring and Adjacent Communities Plan divides the city […]

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August 16, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

UPDATE: Silver Spring Business Improvement District (BID) Discussion Continues

During a virtual media briefing on Monday, Montgomery County Council President Tom Hucker and Council Vice President Gabe Albornoz discussed the Silver Spring Business Improvement District(BID) and its effort to “promote economic growth” in the downtown Silver Spring area. But just last week the bill was vetoed by County Executive Marc Elrich. Still, some county […]

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July 22, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

D.C. Resident Charged in Silver Spring Armed Bank Robbery

Montgomery County Police arrested Christopher Conde, 25, of the 1300 block of Monroe Street NW, and charged him in connection with a July 1 armed robbery at the Chase Bank on Georgia Avenue in Downtown Silver Spring. Police responded to the bank at 5:05 p.m. after receiving a report of a robbery in which the […]

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July 14, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Local Owner of The Angry Jerk Restaurant: ‘What Better Place Than To Do It In Your Backyard’

The Angry Jerk, an authentic Caribbean restaurant, is hosting a soft opening Wednesday. The restaurant is located at 8223 Georgia Ave. in downtown Silver Spring, the previous home of The Big Greek Café. Takoma Park native Jason Miskiri, the owner of The Angry Jerk, told MyMCM, “I love Silver Spring, I grew up in Takoma […]

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July 9, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Photos of Suspect in June 18 Attempted Carjacking Released

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a June 18 attempted carjacking in downtown Silver Spring. Police released surveillance photos of one of two male suspects. According to police, an adult female parked her vehicle inside a parking garage at 8700 Cameron Street around 8:35 […]

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June 2, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Street Mural on Silver Spring’s Ellworth Avenue Encourages People to Zig Zag Through

Downtown Silver Spring’s $10 million redevelopment project now includes a brightly-colored Ellsworth Drive. The street mural is called Energy Waves and was inspired by sound and electricity waves, according to the artists Chalk Riot. The idea is to show “the slow and exciting return of our community gathering once again,” it states on a poster […]

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May 5, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

‘Taste the World in Fenton Village’ Celebrates Silver Spring’s Diverse Restaurants

The 11th annual “Taste the World in Fenton Village” celebration will spotlight the diverse selection of restaurants of Downtown Silver Spring with an in-person, week-long event taking place Sunday, May 16 through Saturday, May 22. The event will include locally and independently owned restaurants located mainly in the southern section of Downtown Silver Spring, consisting […]

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April 28, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Sala de Cine Reabrirá en Silver Spring, Ellsworth Drive se Cerrará al Tráfico Vehicular

Aproximadamente una semana después de debutar con una escultura de flores interactiva de 25 pies de altura, el centro de la cuidad de Silver Spring pronto dará la bienvenida a nuevas tiendas y restaurantes. Peterson Companies, que ha proporcionado $10 millones para la revitalización del área, también anunció el regreso de la sala de cine […]

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April 27, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Silver Spring News: Movie Theater to Reopen; Ellsworth Drive to Close to Traffic

About a week after debuting a 25-foot tall interactive flower sculpture, Downtown Silver Spring soon will welcome new stores and restaurants. Peterson Companies, which has committed $10 million toward the revitalization the area, also announced the return of the Regal Majestic movie theater and a pedestrian-only Ellsworth Drive. Beginning May 10, vehicular access to Ellsworth […]

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April 26, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

MoCo Eats Week Spotlights Local Eateries, Offers the ‘Ultimate Foodie Experience’

Visit Montgomery and Montgomery County Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) are hosting MoCo Eats Week. The event began April 23 and continues through May 3 and is described as “the ultimate foodie experience,” supporting local food and beverage businesses including restaurants, bakeries, breweries and wineries. Participants can download a “Digital Saving Pass” on the Visit Montgomery […]

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