Tagged: Downtown Silver Spring


Robbery threat downtown

By Andrew Gelman | Jan. 19, 2019, 8:07 p.m. | In Local »

Suspect is dead after an attempted robbery in Silver Spring


Photo: Downtown Silver Spring Robbery

By Wikimedia Commons | Jan. 19, 2019, 8:05 p.m.

A robbery took place in Downtown Silver Spring on Jan. 16.


Discovery Communications to leave Silver Spring

By Nobline Yoo | March 3, 2018, 11:48 p.m. | In Local »

Discovery Communications, the company behind Shark Week and Animal Planet, is relocating its global headquarters from Silver Spring, Md. to New York City in the latter half of 2019 to keep up with its advertisement partners and investors on Wall Street. Discovery will keep its government relations department in Maryland.


Cheap Eats in Silver Spring

By Pedraam Faridjoo | June 14, 2017, 2:11 p.m. | In Restaurant Reviews »

You're walking down the street as the pangs of hunger begin to settle in, but there are only a few meager bills in your pocket. Everyone's been there. Sometimes hunger strikes at the most inopportune time.


Changes coming to Downtown Silver Spring Plaza

By Amalia Chiapperino | Feb. 15, 2016, 2:50 p.m. | In Local »

The Downtown Silver Spring Plaza and outdoor area will receive a massive renovation, set to be finished in 2016.


Sides shine at Jackie's Restaurant

By Abir Muhuri | Feb. 24, 2014, 1:05 p.m. | In Restaurant Reviews »

Beyond two velvet black curtains lies an eclectic-urban hangout with fluorescent lights and fading brick walls. After a grueling start to the week, a Southern comfort menu marries beautifully to a chic city eat-out.


Not your average Tex-Mex restaurant

By Melissa Arias Caroline Gabriel | Dec. 3, 2013, 1 p.m. | In Restaurant Reviews »

With their sultry colors, dim lighting and vibrant Spanish and Mexican art, the restaurant provides you with a piquant dining escape. Their cultural paintings and traditional Spanish and Mexican food come together to craft an experience that is not to be forgotten.


Going Out Guide – November Edition

By Abir Muhuri | Nov. 20, 2013, 9:30 a.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

November is a time not just for Thanksgiving. Local events can help you discover new hobbies in film and media and get you a headstart in your Holiday Shopping. Wrapping up fall is a time for being getting warm with your community with these three fun things to do.


New Downtown Silver Spring library to open Oct. 2014

By Grace Hill | Nov. 11, 2013, 8:04 p.m. | In Local »

The new Silver Spring library is currently in the final design stage and is scheduled to open in Oct. 2014. The expanded library, which will be located at the corner of Fenton Street and Wayne Avenue, will have five floors and a basement.


Blazers' bands perform at "Blair's Got Talent"

By Caroline Gabriel | Sept. 7, 2012, 11:33 p.m. | In Local »

On Wednesday night, the non-profit organization Silver Spring Town Center Inc. (SSTC) held an event called "Blair's Got Talent!" to showcase various Blazer musicians. The student bands that played were "The Flying Mighty," "Ladle Fight" and "Ginger Chimes."


Silver Spring hosts inaugural International Arts Festival

By Sarika Ramaswamy | Aug. 16, 2012, 6:44 p.m. | In Local »

On Tuesday, the first annual Silver Spring International Youth Arts and Culture Festival took place at Veteran's Plaza in Downtown Silver Spring. The festival celebrated the 50th anniversary of the independence of Jamaica and the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.


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