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Kefa Cafe Reopens in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

In March of 2015, damage from a fire forced Kefa Cafe co-owners and sisters Lene and Abeba Tsegaye to close their shop. Nearly a year later, Kefa Cafe is back open for business. In this MyMCMedia video, Willie James Inman talks with the Tsegaye sisters and loyal Kefa Cafe customers about the return of their favorite meeting place.

You can learn more about Kefa Cafe by visiting its Facebook and Twitter pages.

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Five Things to Know Today, April 15, in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know today, April 15, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s your last chance to become a local celebrity by auditioning for Moco’s Got Talent. Final auditions will take place at the White Oak Community Center. Montgomery County students in middle and high school are eligible to participate. 2. Damascus Community Bank will open […]

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

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MyMCMedia‘s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the Blizzard of 2016, Senator Ben Cardin’s recent visit with small business owners in Rockville, the reopening of Kefa Cafe in Silver Spring and much more. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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Kefa Cafe Reopens in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

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In March of 2015, damage from a fire forced Kefa Cafe co-owners and sisters Lene and Abeba Tsegaye to close their shop. Nearly a year later, Kefa Cafe is back open for business. In this MyMCMedia video, Willie James Inman talks with the Tsegaye sisters and loyal Kefa Cafe customers about the return of their […]

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Montgomery County Residents Prepare for Blizzard (VIDEO)

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Across Montgomery County, residents are preparing to bunker down for a blizzard that is forecast to hit our area on Friday and Saturday. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Willie James Inman stopped by Kefa Cafe in Silver Spring to talk with local residents about their winter weather preparations.

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Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 15, in Montgomery County

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Here are your five things to know today, Jan. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Board of Elections is looking for registered voters to serve as judges at polling places for the Presidential Primary Election, which will be held on April 26. 2. You can view the latest County Report This Week Week, […]

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Weekend Planner, January 15 - 17 (VIDEOS)

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Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, January 15 Gaithersburg’s Arts on the Green presents an evening of ballroom and Latin dance at Kentlands Mansion at 7 p.m. Instructors from Two Left Feet will be teach Waltz. Reserve your tickets at 301.258.6425. Ankh Repertory Theatre’s production of A Change Gon’ […]

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Kefa Cafe Plans to Reopen on Saturday in Silver Spring

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Save the date: Kefa Cafe plans to reopen on Saturday morning at 963 Bonifant Street in downtown Silver Spring, according to posts on its Facebook and Twitter pages. You may remember the popular coffee shop was forced to close last year because of fire damage. Bring Your Own Scissors #BYOS for our grand re-opening this […]

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Community Rally Together To Raise Funds After Fire in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

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The community comes together to help local business owners after a fire on March 19 destroyed Bombay Gaylord Restaurant, damaged the famous Quarry House Tavern and two other restaurants including Kefa Cafe and the Mandarin Chinese restaurant. Approximately 100 Montgomery County firefighters responded to the blaze that started at 1 a.m. at 8401 Georgia Avenue in […]

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Silver Spring Residents Raise Funds to Support Local Shop

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UPDATE Local residents have partnered with owners of Kefa Café, a local Silver Spring coffee shop in the heart of downtown Silver Spring, to raise $50,000 dollars to support the place’s expansion into the new Silver Spring Library. A GoFundMe account was set up to reach this goal. As of March 9, the fund sits […]

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Aline Barros

About Aline Barros

Aline Barros is a multimedia reporter and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at Abarros@mymcmedia.org and on Twitter at @AlineBarros2.

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