8113 Georgia Ave rendering courtesy Citizens & Culture
From a press release:
“This Spring 2023, Kaldi’s Social House founder Tsega Haile will open Citizens & Culture – a 15,000 square feet, multi-level fine dining and live DJ and band performance venue located on the border of downtown Silver Spring and Washington, DC. Read More
Thanks to CK for sending around 11:45am from 16th & Colesville Road just over the border in Silver Spring.
It had been 9 days since we’d last seen a driver flip their car.
via Parkway Deli & Restaurant 8317 Grubb Rd
From Parkway Deli & Restaurant: “Back by popular demand –
PICKLE BAR is Now Open!!!!
That is all – Carry on”
You can see the menus here.
A reader reports: “Something is burning just northeast of 13th and Otis NW”
Update – Laytonsville Road, heavy fire conditions, multiple injuries/casualties, residential apartment building, 4-story building, heavy conditions, structural collapse https://t.co/1BHYqKeLXc
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) March 3, 2022
Update from Gamma Factor: “Pictures from Kansas and Pennsylvania (in Silver Spring). Appears there was a gas explosion in an apartment complex.
Collin reports at 1:41pm: “Right near the whole foods (833 Wayne Ave). Can hear explosions.”
Update: “Looks like it is under control now. Hopefully just a carbque.”
This rental is located at Windham Lane near Amherst in Silver Spring. The Craigslist ad says:
“$1,250 / 1br – 650ft2 – Sweet, Suite Garden Retreat, Washington, D.C. (Silver Spring) Read More
Photo by Laura Scalzo
Been getting tons of queries about that super low helicopter spotted all over Takoma, Silver Spring, Chevy Chase and elsewhere today. From the NNSA:
“The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) will conduct low-altitude helicopter flights over downtown Washington, D.C. and areas in and around the Nation’s capital beginning on October 19 in preparation for the Presidential Inauguration. The inauguration is scheduled to take place on January 20, 2021. Read More
via The Eleanor Silver Spring
From an email:
“The Eleanor Launches $1 Oysters (And No Limit!)
Hump Day never tasted so good. The Eleanor Silver Spring invites dine-in guests to mark the middle of the week with $1 oysters from War Shore Oyster Co, available from open to close. The Eleanor Silver Spring’s dining room and patio (931 Ellsworth Drive) are open for social-distance seating — and pups are welcome.
The Eleanor also hosts a Happy Hour from 4 to 7 p.m. with wines by the glass, beer, single mix rails and house margaritas all for $5. The Happy Hour also serves up a range of other drinks from Mules to Frozen Bourbon, along with wings, nachos and hush puppies. The restaurant is open Wednesday through Sunday. Read More
From an email:
“We’ve secured sidewalk and street lanes for outdoor dining up at the Quarry House. It will be a fairly substantial cafe seating area wrapping the corner of Georgia and Bonifant, with a large portion composed of a closed off parking lane on Bonifant which will be tented and beer garden-y. The total seating capacity will be 58. Menu [below]; beers will rotate and specials will be boozy shaved ice and pitchers of summer cocktails. Read More
Photo by Pete Piringer
Pete Piringer reports:
“Update – Silver Spring Metro Station, outbound red line train the rail off track, That platform, no serious, @mcfrs WMATA ERT on scene”
“Update – Silver Spring Metro Station, metro train derailment at platform”
From WMATA: “Red Line Alert: Due to a derailment at Silver Spring, Metrobus routes S2 & S4 available southbound as an alternative.”
“UPDATED: Red Line Delay: Train service suspended btwn Takoma & Wheaton due to a derailment outside Silver Spring. Expect delays.”
“Red Line Delay: Expect delays in both directions due to a derailment outside Silver Spring.”