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August 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Planning Department to Host a Series a Pop-up Events

Montgomery County’s Planning Department is hosting a series of pop-up events during the months of August and September to encourage community interaction with underutilized and hidden public spaces in Downtown Silver Spring. These free events include outdoor yoga and silent discos. Back in 2014, the planning department teamed up with the County Councilmembers Hans Riemer […]

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June 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Summer Concert Series Lineup in Silver Spring

The 2017 Silver Spring Summer Concert Series, presented by the Montgomery County Department of Recreation, will kick off on Thursday, June 15 at 7 p.m. on Veterans Plaza at the Silver Spring Civic Building at Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street. The free, outdoor concerts, featuring a wide range of music and musicians for the whole […]

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May 18, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Pop-Up Work Space Returns to Downtown Silver Spring

Outlined in bright colors on Ellsworth Drive downtown Silver Spring is where residents will find the pop-up work space known as OUTBOX. Designed by students from the Department of Applied Technology at Montgomery College, this outdoor work space was created for professionals to enjoy the outdoors while working. “Most people are used to retail centers […]

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March 29, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Penguin Rush Hour Mural Returns to Silver Spring

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined other county leaders for the unveiling of the Penguin Rush Hour Mural in downtown Silver Spring. For many commuters in Downtown Silver Spring, the 100-foot mural painted on 25 plywood panels by Artist Sally Callmer, was a part of everyday travel. It was taken down in 2006 and stored […]

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November 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

A Preview of the Nov. 19th Thanksgiving Parade in Downtown Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s Thanksgiving Parade promises to be a grand celebration to kick off the holiday season. The parade takes place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19 in downtown Silver Spring. Program Manager Susan Hoffmann from the Department of Recreation previews the parade in this report:  

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November 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Thanksgiving Parade Set for Nov. 19 in Downtown Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Save the date: the 2016 Thanksgiving Parade takes place on Nov. 19 in downtown Silver Spring.

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September 24, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

New Ellsworth Dog Park Delights Owners and Pets (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Living in a city can make playtime a challenge for people who want to let their dogs run free. The Ellsworth Urban Dog Park offers a new option for dog owners who live near downtown Silver Spring. MyMCMedia’s Phyllis Armstrong reports. The dog park that opened on June 15 is the first of its kind […]

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September 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

Silver Spring Jazz Festival Highlights (VIDEO)

If you love jazz music, Veterans Plaza was the place to be on Saturday night.  Marcus Johnson and the Urban Jam Band was one of many groups to perform at the 13th Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below:

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September 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Silver Spring Takoma Park Restaurant Week Set for September 6-11 (VIDEO)

Over 20 restaurants in Silver Spring and Takoma Park are joining together from Sept. 6 – 11 for the second annual Silver Spring Takoma Park Restaurant Week. Participating restaurants will offer special lunch and dinner fixed-price menus throughout the week to encourage residents from around Montgomery County to discover some of the area’s best dining […]

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August 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

Silver Spring Jazz Festival Set for Sept. 10 at Veterans Plaza (VIDEO)

The annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival is scheduled to take place at Veterans Plaza on Sept. 10 from 3 – 10 p.m. This year’s musical act lineup features David Sanborn and the Sanborn Electric Band, and local favorite, Marcus Johnson.  

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