- The seemingly never-ending saga of the Silver Spring
Birchmere Fillmore took another step toward conclusion this week, as the Planning Board approved the plan for the music hall and the office and hotel projects that go along with it.
- In other good news, Sligo Creek Golf Course will remain open "indefinitely", though it's not entirely clear what that means. At least through the end of this year's golf season, and "most likely" for the next few years, though the course's long-term future remains a bit hazy.
I have have yet to receive an explanation as to why the Revenue Authority can't go ahead and build mini golf courses on the grounds. Were the mini golf and lighted driving ranges a package deal? Surely, neighbors can't reasonably protest the presence of mini golf alone, or would these, too, require disruptive lighting? If these courses could bring in additional revenue as the Authority originally claimed, why not just add them in the absence of the proposed driving ranges that would have accompanied them?
- Our local food blogger SoCo Eats recounts his first visit to Fire Station 1.
- Fenton Street Market: now with more Theremin!:
Arthur Harrison, formerly of DC’s favorite steampunk band The Cassettes, will be on hand to entertain with his amazing [theramin] skills.Ok, A. Were there multiple steampunk bands in D.C.? And B. will he be taking requests? If so, here's mine:
- Just a reminder, the designated (by me, anyway) place to watch this Saturday’s