Montgomery Parks is unveiling the concept plan for the new South Silver Spring Park(opens in a new tab) planned for 1110 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Md., at the former National Tire and Battery site.
The concept plan(opens in a new tab) for the new park was developed based on recommendations in the Silver Spring Downtown and Adjacent Communities Plan(opens in a new tab) and extensive community feedback gathered through an open house and online surveys. Many of the amenities specifically requested by the community are incorporated in the concept plan, including a promenade, picnic area, fitness area, stage, dog run, bocce, multi-sports court, drinking fountain, age-specific playgrounds and nature play areas, and games. Plantings will include street trees, shade and flowering trees, bioretention areas and landscape beds for pollinator-friendly plants.
“We are excited to be creating a first-class urban park in the heart of downtown Silver Spring, where nearby residents can gather with their friends and families to enjoy a variety of activities and amenities,” said Mike Riley, director of Montgomery Parks, “We recognize the important role this park will play for this community, and we are moving swiftly to get it built and open to the public.”
The South Silver Spring concept plan(opens in a new tab) is posted on the project page(opens in a new tab) on Montgomery Parks website. Montgomery Parks staff are working on refining the park concept plan and anticipate demolishing the building on site in the spring of 2023.
The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) at 7315 Muncaster Mill Road in Derwood is celebrating 10 years of service by reducing adoption fees to $10 for new…
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The Metro Transit Police Department (MTPD) are investigating a death that occurred Friday morning at the Silver Spring Metro Station.
Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Meybely Torres, a missing 15-year-old from Silver Spring.
AC Milan Academy is hosting a soccer camp at Maryland Soccerplex from March 1st through March 3rd for girls and boys aged 5 to 16 from any club who want to develop their soccer skills and learn the unique methodology of AC Milan directly from AC Milan coaches.
March 1st (Friday) 6pm-7:30pm
March 2nd (Saturday) 6pm-7:30pm
March 3rd (Sunday) 10:30am -12pm and 3:30pm-5pm
Location:18031 Central Park Cir, Boyds, MD 20841
Price: $349 + AC Milan Junior Camp Kit