takoma park

July 30, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Top Five Farmers Markets

Montgomery County residents looking for fresh food can visit local farmers markets to find the best produce around. Find everything from organic fruits and vegetables, meats, baked goods, wine, dairy products and more around Montgomery County. Some of the county’s best local spots include: Freshfarm Downtown Silver Spring Market at 1 Veterans Plaza in Silver […]

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July 28, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Mexicano Liderará al Primer Equipo de Breakdance de EE.UU. en las Olimpiadas 2024

Antonio Castillo, un inmigrante mexicano de Takoma Park, está viviendo su sueño de liderar al primer equipo de breakdance de Estados Unidos a los Juegos Olímpicos que tendrán lugar en París en 2024. MyMCMedia lo visitó y entrenó un poco con él en su Breakin ‘Dance Studio – “The Lab” – donde enseña a casi […]

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July 22, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Takoma Park Imprints Local Poems in New Sidewalks

While walking around Takoma Park, look down at your feet to see poems written by local residents imprinted on new sidewalks across the city. So far, three poems have been set in stone as part of an interactive public arts project organized by the City of Takoma Park’s Arts and Humanities Division. Earlier this year, […]

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July 22, 2021 | Fran Murphy

Trial Date Set for Takoma Park Murders

A trial date of Sept. 27 has been set in the case of accused murderer David Hall Dixon. Dixon will stand trial for the murders of James Lionel Johnson, 38, of District Heights, Md., and Dominique Williams, 32, of Hyattsville, Md. Both men were shot in the back in an incident that occurred in Takoma […]

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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 14, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

Takoma Park Woman Competes on CBS’ Big Brother

Azah Awasum from Takoma Park is among the contestants in the new season of the CBS show Big Brother. She appeared on last week’s season premier episodes. Awasum, a director of sales operations, is competing against 15 other houseguests for a $750 thousand cash prize – the largest in Big Brother history. She was introduced in the […]

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July 12, 2021 | Maya Rosenberg

Takoma Park Youth Council Now Accepting Applications

The Takoma Park Youth Council — which works closely with the city council, mayor and city groups to advocate for Takoma Park’s young people — is now accepting applications for 2021-2022. The youth council was formed in 2017 as an advisory committee to the city council. It is intended to provide an opportunity for the youth of […]

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July 2, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Guide to 4th of July Celebrations in Montgomery County

Guide to 4th of July fireworks shows, festivals, and other celebrations in and around Montgomery County There are many reasons to celebrate the Fourth of July this year. Montgomery County leads the country in vaccinations, with more than 67% of residents fully vaccinated. This makes Montgomery County number one in the country for counties with […]

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June 30, 2021 | Maya Rosenberg

Takoma Park City Manager Retires After 27 Years of City Service

After 27 years working for the City of Takoma Park, City Manager Suzanne Ludlow will retire on Thursday. Ludlow started working for Takoma Park in 1993 as the assistant director of housing and community development. She’s worked in a number of different roles for the city, including as deputy city manager in 2008. She served […]

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June 25, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County Will Not Host July 4 Celebration, Fireworks 

Montgomery County will not host fireworks or an Independence Day celebration this July 4, according to a release from the county. The county could not guarantee the “Germantown Glory” and “Mid-County Sparkles” events would be possible due to uncertainty around the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this year, the statement said, and the county did not enter […]

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