- DC Urban Mud has posted some photos of the Silver Spring library construction site, which quite honestly doesn't look a whole lot different than it did a year ago. The good news is they are in the process of selecting a contractor. A fiver says it's not Foulger-Pratt.
- Big ups to the folks at the Pure Energy Team for putting on their Spring Carnival in Silver Spring a couple weekends back. Who else gets a pony for their suburban front yard and invites all the neighborhood children to take a ride? And that's in addition to a petting zoo, magic show, moon bounce, cupcakes, cotton candy and more, all free of charge.
- Here are some details from the Planning Department regarding Silver Spring's future bikeshare station. It will occupy the space that the Post Office vacated just this week.
- The next actor to appear at a Q&A at the AFI Silver will be Matthew Modine, who you may remember from such films as Full Metal Jacket and Vision Quest. (He's also in the upcoming Batman movie.) I'm still bitter I was out of town for the Office Space anniversary screening/Q&A a few years back.
- The most recent Washingtonian has a rundown of the various MoCo food trucks, all of which have spent some lunch hours parked around downtown Silver Spring.