- The "NPR to Silver Spring" beef with Marc Elrich and the petition begun over at Silver Spring Scene has gotten some traction with local pubs, including the Express and the City Paper.
- There was a funnel cloud over Silver Spring Wednesday afternoon. See the video here.
- If you think you have what it takes to perform at a Metro station, WMATA will be holding auditions in Downtown Silver Spring in two weeks:
Montgomery County will hold auditions from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 29, at Silver Plaza on Ellsworth Drive in downtown Silver Spring. The auditions will be open to the public and performers will have three minutes on stage to impress a panel of judges.No word if the "I Have No Legs" guy from Kids will be auditioning or if David Hasselhoff will be one of the judges.
- The erroneous pluralization of Silver Spring goes waaaay back. Check out this article from the July 15th, 1864 edition of the Springfield Daily Republican. (Click image to enlarge.)