SILVER SPRING, Md. - A local neighborhood was shocked Thursday afternoon after Montgomery County police say a deer ran through a restaurant and a Giant Food store in Silver Spring.Can we really trust him when he says he's never seen this happen before? I'm skeptical. (And to make it more amusing, the first time I misread this as "two hot dogs in pursuit".) I do feel bad for the deer.
At the Greek Village restaurant, owner George Bourzikos watched as a deer being chased by two dogs crashed through the front window. The animal's force shattered glass and sent customers and employees scrambling for safety.
In the 40 years Bourzikos has been in the restaurant business, he says he's never seen a deer crash through his window with two dogs in hot pursuit.
- The legendary Ertter's Market (pictured), or at east the building it's in, is up for sale. You can even live upstairs.
Ertter's, along with Fairway Pharmacy (R.I.P.), sourced most of my sugar intake in elementary school. When Old Blair closed down, I figured that place was doomed, but I guess they've been able to sell enough beer & wine to get through. This might serve as a good zombie apocalypse redoubt, should the need for one (God forbid) occur. It has stores of food and a great field of fire. Is it zombie walk time yet?
- Shitty Place's premiere retailer, Burlington Coat Factory ("Not affiliated with Burlington Industries"), is even worse than you thought.
- Reminder: The Buy Local Silver Spring t-shirt event is this Saturday afternoon at Pyramid Atlantic. Price: fiedalla.
- You've probably already heard this elsewhere, but I feel I should still mention that the General Store restaurant in Forest Glen is finally open. With seats. And beer. Here's the menu as of Feb 24th. A highlight is the availability of sweetea (that's sweetened ice tea, Yankees) which can be hard to find north of the Carolinas. (Although now all McDonald's have it...)