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Silver Spring Water Main Break Threatens Rush Hour Traffic

07/29/15

Silver Spring Water Main Break Threatens Rush Hour Traffic

Break to 16-inch main happened at busy intersection of Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road

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‘Black Lives Matter’ Sign Vandalized at Bethesda Worship Center

07/29/15

‘Black Lives Matter’ Sign Vandalized at Bethesda Worship Center

Someone cut the word ‘black’ out of the sign

Posted at 04:08 PM | Permalink | Comments

Small Bites: New Fish Taco Renderings; Not Your Average Joe’s Officially Coming to Silver Spring

07/29/15

Small Bites: New Fish Taco Renderings; Not Your Average Joe’s Officially Coming to Silver Spring

Plus: New restaurant delivery service launches in Bethesda area

Posted at 03:41 PM | Permalink | Comments

‘Little Pink House’ Available to Lease in Friendship Heights

07/29/15

‘Little Pink House’ Available to Lease in Friendship Heights

House served as offices for Thelma “Tim” Edwards, known as the “godmother” of Friendship Heights development

Posted at 02:24 PM | Permalink | Comments

D.C. Rapper Shy Glizzy Arrested in Silver Spring

07/29/15

D.C. Rapper Shy Glizzy Arrested in Silver Spring

Montgomery County police say he tried to start a riot

Posted at 10:54 AM | Permalink | Comments

Renderings Show Town Square, County Office Building Part of Wheaton’s Transformation

07/29/15

Renderings Show Town Square, County Office Building Part of Wheaton’s Transformation

Future home of Planning Department will overlook town square with space for special events

Posted at 09:49 AM | Permalink | Comments

Severe Pedestrian Collisions Fall to Eight-Year Low in Montgomery County

07/29/15

Severe Pedestrian Collisions Fall to Eight-Year Low in Montgomery County

2014 numbers also show overall drop in number of times pedestrians were hit by vehicles

Posted at 08:55 AM | Permalink | Comments

Man Charged in Silver Spring, Rockville Bank Robberies

07/29/15

Man Charged in Silver Spring, Rockville Bank Robberies

The man implied he had a gun in the robberies that happened last week

Posted at 08:38 AM | Permalink | Comments

Jamaican Restaurant Coming to Westfield Montgomery

07/29/15

Jamaican Restaurant Coming to Westfield Montgomery

A D.C. food truck owner is setting up her first storefront in the Bethesda mall

Posted at 08:36 AM | Permalink | Comments

Transit Center Saga Continues; Hogan's New Look; Pepco Says Merger Near

07/29/15

Transit Center Saga Continues; Hogan's New Look; Pepco Says Merger Near

News, announcements and other helpful links for Wednesday morning

Posted at 07:34 AM | Permalink | Comments

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Welcome to Shop Talk. We’ll keep you posted on the local retail scene: openings, closings and what’s new from local entrepreneurs. Jump in and tell us what you want to hear about: Fashion trends? Trunk shows? Events?

A contributing editor of Bethesda Magazine, Karen Watkins has lived in Bethesda for over 20 years, and has been with the magazine since the first issue. She has written for nearly every department and started writing Shop Talk in 2005. When she’s not busy writing, she’s likely to be shopping—doing “research.” It’s a dirty job, but someone’s got to do it.

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