Pollo Central, formerly going by the name of Solo Pollo, is coming to the Aspen Hill Shopping Center.
They’ll be taking over the old Payless location at 13653 Connecticut Ave, next to Jerry’s and will specialize in Peruvian chicken.
Their grand opening will be on Monday, July 8th.
Just received word that Fat Fingers, a concept from the folks who brought you The Big Greek Cafe, will open in July (no exact date yet).
The menu wil include pizza, wings, cheesesteaks, burgers, hot dogs, half smokes, and a lot more.
Located at 8213 Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring.
The school year has come to an end, but we’re sure the staff at Cloverly Elementary School in Silver Spring will remain busy this summer.
The elementary school staff welcomed 8 new babies in just six months!
Five girls and three boys: Ian, Jules, Max, Madelynn, Olivia, Caroline, Kaja, & Miles.
Photos c/o of Phil Powell Photography
Montgomery County will continue the Pride month celebration with drag performances and free onsite HIV testing and information about the community-based healthcare offered by Us Helping Us.
This celebration will take place on Wednesday, June 19th at Denizens Brewing Co. in Silver Spring (115 East West Highway) from 8pm-10pm.
District Taco is opening its first MoCo location.
Last March the D.C. based Mexican restaurant signed a lease to open up a new location in The Blairs shopping center in Silver Spring.
After some delays we were told in April that the restaurant was “very close” to opening. Today, we were told they’ll open on July 1st!
District Taco is taking over the vacant Oriental East location at 1312 East West Highway.
In a strange twist, the Pennsylvania man that is suspected of robbing multiple banks in MoCo in the last few months has been found dead in Hagerstown.
Shivi Brian Mohanani-Neil, age 28, of Pottstown, Pennsylvania, was found dead in a hotel room in Hagerstown. Police say no foul play is suspected in his death.
Mohanani-Neil robbed the same Rockville SunTrust bank three times (Safeway in Fallsgrove) between January 27th and March 3rd earlier this year before moving on to the SunTrust in Safeway on New Hampshire Ave in Cloverly.
Full story from Montgomery County Police here.
UPDATED to reflect the correct address: 931 Ellsworth Ave, which was formerly home to Lincoln BBQ.
The Eleanor, a neighborhood ‘bowling lounge’; a comfortable, casual dining and drinking establishment with the addition of skee ball, mini bowling and other games, is coming to Downtown Silver Spring.
This morning Biz Journals reported that Downtown Silver Spring will undergo a $10 million overhaul that will include the 7,700 square foot bowling lounge.
The Eleanor will be located at 931 Ellsworth Ave, which was formerly home to Lincoln BBQ.
Signage for The Eleanor was up last week next to Lebanese Taverna. There is currently a location at 100 Florida Avenue NE Washington, DC 20002,across the street from the NoMa-Gallaudet Metro Station. They also offer free on-site parking for anyone who wants to check it out prior to the Silver Spring location opening.
According to BizJournals “the venue will serve brunch, lunch and dinner, host two happy hours per weekday and offer six bowling lanes, more than a dozen arcade games and multiple outdoor patios.”
There is no expected opening date available at this time.
Ninja Sushi is coming to the Colesville Shopping Center. The sushi restaurant will take over the old Patches Gift Shop location (13452 New Hampshire Ave), a few stores down from Greek Village.
We do not have an opening date for Ninja Sushi.
Fat Fingers, a concept from the owners of Big Greek Cafe, is opening in Downtown Silver Spring.
Though we currently don’t have information on what kind of restaurant this will be, we know it will take the place of the recently closed Paisano’s at 8213 Georgia Ave.
More info when it’s available.
The Compound, a local veteran-owned martial arts studio, is celebrating its Grand Opening on May 4, 2019 from 1-4pm, at 12210 Plum Orchard Drive, Suite 207, in Silver Spring. Next to the Target Shopping Center in Cherry Hill. The grand opening is free to the public and will feature an open house, food truck, kids’ activities, music, open mat and more!
The Compound is a martial arts school built on a foundation of self-defense and three key pillars - Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, MuayThai, and Military/Law Enforcement Combatives. Not only do they have classes for all ages and all levels, they also offer an extremely special after-school program and summer camp for ages 5-12 that focuses on teaching kids the importance of self-confidence, discipline, and perseverance. Their goal in these programs is to provide parents with a SAFE environment that is EFFECTIVE and AFFORDABLE for their child to reach his or her maximum potential!
“We are extremely excited to bring this martial arts studio into the community. We believe in the power of teamwork, self-discipline, and integrity to create positive change. Teaching kids how to empower themselves and help others around them to promote an anti-bullying environment is one of our main goals,” says owner Pow Srikachorn.
The Compound is a true American Dream story: Fueled by their passion for health and wellbeing, it was founded by two American military veterans, Pow Srikachorn, a first-generation Thai and Filipino-American and Pasha Palanker, a two time Purple Heart recipient and a naturalized citizen from Moldova. They both believe in hard work and possess a spirit of never, ever giving up. Their commitment to this country, along with their ability to overcome obstacles and to inspire perseverance in others really sets these two apart from so many others who find themselves in the fitness industry.