Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Buy Local Silver Spring
Sunday's Buy Local Silver Spring event was a great success. Located in the Arts Alley, behindd 8030 Georgia Avenue, local merchants and residents came together to encourage support of local Silver Spring businesses. There was live music on the Gallery Restaurant & Lounge Outdoor Terrace featuring Afro Beat Hip Hop from Kahli Abdu and Pidgin English; as well as Roadhouse Oldies’ own DJ Scooter Magruder and DJ Slow Roll spinning the Best of Old School and Older (Needle to the Groove Productions).
Among the participating merchants and organizations were: Photogroup, Mayorga Coffee Factory, Hook and Ladder Brewing Co., Gallery Restaurant & Lounge, Moorenko's Ice Cream, Roadhouse Oldies, Needle to the Groove Productions, Kahli Abdu and Pidgin English, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Space 88, South Silver Spring Neighborhood Association, SilverSpringPenguin.com, Washington Gardener Magazine, Steve Hanks, Silver Spring Historical Society, Willow Street Yoga, Silver Spring Volunteer Fire Department, Montgomery County Fire and Rescure Service