Silver Spring and Takoma Park Maryland Real Estate - Debbie Cook

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Blogger and Realtor Debbie Cook intermingles Silver Spring and Takoma Park, MD culture, history, neighborhoods with interesting updates on the local housing market.

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2007 

"Get ready for a mouth-watering, lip-smacking week of great food from Silver Spring restaurants!  Join us February 5-11 for Silver Spring Restaurant Week. Co-sponsored by Downtown Silver Spring, the Greater Silver Spring Chamber of Commerce, the Silver Spring Regional Center and The Washington Po...
01/26/2007
The Oakview Pool was the first Community Neighborhood Swimming Pool in Mongomery County.  The  Pool opened in 1957. The pool was built and is still owned by the Oakview Recreation Corporation, a group of Oakview Residents.   Oakview Pool is home to the OAKVIEW OCTOPI a very active swim team that ...
01/18/2007
Four Corners Animal Hospital was established in 1957, and moved to its present location in 1963. Through Dr. Rosswell Bowersett, Sr., and Dr. Bowersett, Jr., they have seen two generations of Silver Spring clients. In 1988, Dr. Bowersett, Jr., began working at Four Corners with his dad. Dr. Bower...
01/17/2007
I am amazed at several businesses that have survived and thrived the rise, the decline, the fall and the current surge in popularity of "Silver Sprung", Md.  As a native of Silver Spring, I have lived, gone to school, played and worked here all my life.  I've seen the good the bad and the ugly ti...
01/16/2007
Rachel Carson, this pioneer activist stirred up controversy with her book "Silent Spring" She wrote the book in her house in the Quaint Acres Neighborhood of Silver Spring, Md. This fairly modest rambler with english basement was built in 1957 and sits on a heavily wood lot of a little over an ac...
01/16/2007
Hats off to the SOS (Save Our Seminary) folks in Forest Glen.  I used to love driving through there on my way to Bethesda.  I took their tour in the mid 1990's. It was like entering another world, wierd, wacky, whimsical and wonderful all at the same time, it reminded me of that old amusement par...
01/15/2007
South Four Corners Neighborhood of Silver Spring Boundaries: University Boulevard West and Dennis Avenue to the north. Colesville Road to the east. Forest Glen Road to the south and Tenbrook Drive to the west  Highly desirable location close to Forest Glen Metro Station and Downtown Silver Spring...
01/15/2007
 Takoma Park, or "Granola Park" as some locals call it now, was the first planned suburban community of Washington, DC.  Founded in 1883, by Benjamin Franklin Gilbert, Takoma Park was developed along a branch of the B & O railroad. It was originally conceived as a "summer resort" area, as a healt...
01/15/2007
46 Newer Condominiums  (Condos aged 6 years or less) were Sold in Downtown Silver Spring, MD from January Through the end of December 2010.  Statistics are taken from the Metropolitan Regional Information Services for Realtors. 14 - 1 Bedroom Condos were SOLD - The average List (Asking) Price for...
01/15/2007
Ahhh .... Silver Spring, Md,  Unique, Diverse, Interesting, Rich in History, Revitalized, Historic, Charming and Modern all at the same time.  There is no place like Silver Spring and, with regards to Housing, still affordable compared to the rest of Montgomery County.  A Superb Location just ove...
01/13/2007
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