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December 22, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Eleanor in Silver Spring Closes for Winter

The Eleanor, which opened less than a year ago in Downtown Silver Spring, closed for the winter on Dec. 21. The restaurant and arcade, with bowling and other games, also has a location in Washington, D.C. “It is our hope that we can return to serve you this spring or as soon as aid arrives. […]

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December 21, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Urban Winery in Silver Spring Closes, Moving to New Location

The Urban Winery in Downtown Silver Spring closed Dec. 19 and will be moving to a new site and reopening in the spring, according to its Instagram post. Meanwhile, their wines can be purchased online. The winery offers wine, of course, but also some food and wine tasting classes. View this post on Instagram A […]

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December 4, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Video Shows Suspect in Attempted Armed Robbery of Silver Spring Food Truck

Newly released surveillance video shows a male suspect whom investigators believe attempted an armed robbery in downtown Silver Spring on Oct. 12. Detectives from the Major Crimes Division say the male suspect approached the Silver Hot Dog food truck on Wayne Avenue, just outside the Silver Spring Metro Station. The suspect threated an employee with […]

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November 30, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Silver Spring Ice Skating Rink Opens But Reservations Required This Year

The ice skating rink at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring is open, but this year reservations are required. You can reserve an hour of skating time up to two weeks in advance. You also can rent skates right there. They offer skating and ice hockey lessons. The rink opened in 2010. View this post on […]

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November 23, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Downtown Silver Spring Hosts S’mores Events Benefitting Manna Food Center

Downtown Silver Spring will be hosting two s’mores-making events during the holiday season. The events will take place on Veterans Plaza on Friday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Dec. 11, according to the DTSS website. All of the proceeds from these events will go to the local non-profit organization, Manna Food Center. Manna’s mission is to help end […]

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November 3, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Voters Line Up Early to Cast Ballots in Downtown Silver Spring

Voters took to the polls throughout Montgomery County to cast their ballot on Election Day. People started to line up at the Silver Spring Civic Building before the voting site’s doors opened at 7:00 a.m. MyMCMedia was there to capture it all. I’m at the Silver Spring Civic Building where voters were lined up right […]

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October 28, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Canadian Native Votes for First Time in Montgomery County Hoping to ‘Make a Difference’

Montgomery County resident Ron Carnie, who is originally from Toronto, became a naturalized U.S. citizen in January, and on Monday, he voted for the first time. MyMCMedia spoke with Carnie at the Silver Spring Civic Building early voting center.

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October 26, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Residents Turn Out in Droves at Early Voting Center in Silver Spring

Downtown Silver Spring was bustling with people early Monday morning who turned out to cast their ballots on the first day of early voting in Maryland. The Silver Spring Civic Building is one of 11 early voting centers  and typically one of the busiest location throughout the state, according to the Board of Elections officials. […]

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October 23, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 23, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Oct. 23, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Car-Free Streets: Montgomery Parks is expanding its open streets initiative on weekends amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Sections of Sligo Creek Parkway and Beach Drive will be closed to vehicles and open to pedestrians, bicyclists, and other park users beginning today […]

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October 22, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Washington Sports Club in Silver Spring Permanently Closed

The Washington Sports Club on Wayne Avenue in Downtown Silver Spring is permanently closed. According to a sign on the front door, members will be given prorated refunds. Washington Sports Clubs’ other locations in Washington, D.C. are still open. The club featured a swimming pool, courts for tennis, racquet ball and squash and hi-tech fitness […]

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