Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Guide steers shoppers to local businesses - Gazette

The "Silver Spring Buy Local Guide" official release party will be held 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Jackie's Restaurant, featuring drink specials and appetizer samples, as well as free copies of the guide. The guide features a folding map and directory of more than 200 locally-owned and independent businesses in the Silver Spring Central Business District and aims to promote those businesses and champion the theme of "buying local."

Funk, bebop and swing will be provided by local band Groove Jet. For more information, visit

Jackie's Restaurant is located at 8081 Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring.

Sponsors include LEDC, Montgomery County, Elastic Synapse, Ecoprint and Silver Spring Penguin.

Admission to the event is free, RSVP is required. Contact Emily Adelman at or 240-777-4951 by3 p.m. today

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