- Could another Retail Fail be in the works for downtown Silver Spring ? I can't speak to the relative sales at the Silver Spring store, but American Apparel corporate isn't doing so hot. The company's bankruptcy may be "inevitable". Regardless of what you think about AA, it sure beats another empty storefront, and there are a growing number of those on that corner.
- The Silver Spring Metro station, along with four others, will be closed Labor Day weekend for repairs, beginning 10 PM on Friday. It will re-open the following Tuesday.
- ThayerAvenue.com has the lowdown on Mr. Chicken, a new rotisserie chicken joint (because there aren't enough of these in MoCo) that just opened on Georgia Avenue next to Velatis Caramels. With Nando's eventual opening, there will certainly be an abundance of chicken options in Silver Spring. Perhaps some birds can be locally sourced, as long as they aren't the kind that eat themselves.
- Speaking of grand openings, the Fenton Street Quizno's, which opened six years ago, celebrated their opening once again this weekend:
Just because you have a sign doesn't mean you need to use it. This eyesore must violate some lease agreement or another.
Wednesday, August 04, 2010