Tagged: Takoma Park


Cielo Rojo brings traditional Mexican cuisine to Takoma Park

By Shifra Dayak | Feb. 17, 2019, 11:45 a.m. | In Food »

The small restaurant combines fresh flavors with a homey atmosphere


Blazers earn extra cash and life experience in Takoma Park businesses

By Sophia Lucarelli | Jan. 25, 2019, 12:29 a.m. | In Features »

I follow three Blazers as they describe their experiences in local restaurants


Photo: Takoma Park

By Nichols Creative Development | Jan. 25, 2019, 12:26 a.m.

Blazers earn extra cash and life experience in Takoma Park businesses.


Civil War names in Takoma Park?

By Sneha Ojha | March 1, 2018, 1:36 p.m. | In Local »

The city of Takoma Park is considering renaming streets that honor Union and Confederate Civil War figures. Grant, Sheridan, Sherman, General Lee and General Jackson avenues were debated on March 4th in a town hall meeting.


Blazers join Takoma Youth Council

By Absa Fall | Dec. 14, 2017, 10:35 a.m.

This year, Takoma Park established a Youth Council in order to include young voices in city politics. Blair students comprise five out of the nine middle school to high school Youth Council members. Each member will serve a one-year term and will have the option to reapply at the end of their term.


High school students from all over Takoma Park registered to vote

By Eric Feigen | Dec. 11, 2017, 11:22 p.m. | In Blogs »

16 year olds vote in Takoma Park city elections


Swan Song and Frailboys perform in Takoma Park

By Nate Bodner | March 18, 2017, 10:14 p.m. | In Entertainment »

Local Blair bands Swan Song and Frailboys headlined a concert at the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) building in Takoma Park on Saturday night. The two headliners performed original, creative songs that had the jam-packed crowd reeling late into the night.


Blazers find a new frequency

By Eleanor Cook | Sept. 22, 2016, 12:57 p.m. | In Features »

"You're listening to WOWD-LP and this is Block Period." It's 10 p.m. on a Friday night. While most people are just getting into the swing of the weekend, Blair seniors Max Kittner, Maia Pramuk, Mika Yatsuhashi, Olivia Lindsley and Vivian Bauer are hosting a radio show.


Old Town, new look

By Eleanor Linafelt | March 15, 2015, 9:28 p.m. | In Local »

The Old Town Takoma Park businesses have seen a myriad of closings and openings over the past few months. New restaurants, stores and a hair salon are moving on to Carroll Ave., some of which have already opened up, replacing many long-standing businesses.


Local nature lab seeks high school help

By Sarah Trunk | Aug. 12, 2013, 9:07 a.m. | In News »

The Takoma Park Nature Lab, located on Carroll Avenue in Old Town Takoma Park, is now looking to expand opportunities for high school students through more programs and lab assistance.


NewsChips: 16 and 17 year-olds can vote in Takoma Park

By Caroline Gabriel | May 23, 2013, 4:52 p.m. | In News Blog »

Last Monday, the Takoma Park City Council voted 6-1 to allow 16 and 17-year-olds to vote in city elections starting in November. This is a great law modification that is sure to benefit the community.


Summer Delights closes

By Jack Estrin | Feb. 10, 2013, 8:11 p.m. | In Local »

At the end of January, the Takoma Park ice cream shop Summer Delights closed. A new restaurant owned by Jeff Black will be built in the open space following the closing of Summer Delights.


Takoma Park resident starting nonprofit radio station

By Melissa Arias | Oct. 18, 2012, 6:58 p.m. | In Local »

Takoma Park resident Marika Partridge has formed Takoma Radio, a nonprofit radio station for the Takoma Park community. The station is lacking an operating license from the Federal Communications Commissions (FCC) and is not on-air yet.


Blair alum's movie based on Takoma Park roots

By Urvi Banerjee | June 27, 2012, 8:51 p.m. | In Local »

Blair alumnus David Andalman finished shooting scenes for his debut feature film "Milkshake" in Takoma Park and Silver Spring last week. The comedy is based on writer and director Andalman's experiences growing up in the 1990s and attending Blair.


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