Tagged: Silver Spring

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Top 5 Reasons to Live in Silver Spring, Maryland

There are endless reasons why Silver Spring is the perfect place to live. Here are just a few: City Living If you’re looking for a place that can keep up with your high-energy social life, you’ll want to check out...

Metro train (John Buie via Flickr)

Maryland Gives the Purple Line the Green Light

Much has been said recently in Maryland about railed transportation lines of two hues: red and purple. The particular Red Line mentioned above pertains to Baltimore’s light rail system, not the capital’s. Governor Larry Hogan said no to that proposed...

The Birchmere (Amon via Flickr)

5 Suburban Music Venues to Check Out This Year

Yes, rock ’n’ roll is thought to be a city thing, and it is. But where do you think half the people currently living in the city, the concert ticket-buying public at least, come from? OK, likely more than half?...

Anacostia River Cleanup (AFS-USA Intercultural Program via Flickr)

Get Your Hands Dirty Helping Clean Up the Anacostia Watershed

Last month I wrote about National Public Lands Day, and it got me thinking. Why not try and make it a monthly feature, giving area apartment renters an opportunity to check out local organizations dedicated to cleaning up the environment?...

Downtown Silver Spring

4 Reasons to Rent an Apartment in Silver Spring

Silver Spring is named after a mica-filled spring found, circa 1840, in or near the residence of Francis Preston Blair, the remnants of which are now called Acorn Park. It’s an urban, unincorporated town with a 2010 population (according to...