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Silver Spring (Montgomery, Maryland)

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  • Darko Tresnjak Finds A Home At Hartford Stage

    Darko Tresnjak Finds A Home At Hartford Stage
    Darko Tresnjak wanted to direct as far back as he can remember. When the newly-named artistic director of Hartford Stage was a 7-year-old boy in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, he was inspired by the opening-day ceremonies of the 1972 Olympics to organize his...
  • Cops bust Cumberland County car jacker in Maryland

    Cops bust Cumberland County car jacker in Maryland
    Police nab a Maryland man for stealing two new cars in Cumberland County. Police say Leon Hall, 44, of Baltimore was arrested for stealing a vehicle from a Silver Spring Township and another vehicle from Lower Paxton Township car dealership. Police say...
  • Free Music Friday! A bludgeoning punk track from OFF!

    Free Music Friday! A bludgeoning punk track from OFF!
    Forget that third cup of coffee. Here's a track to give your Friday afternoon a brain-rattling burst of energy. OFF! is a sort of supergroup, but not the boring kind. This is a punk-rock band with velocity, songwriting chops and subversive vision. Yes,...
  • Winners: DC50 at the Montgomery County Fair

    Winners: DC50 at the Montgomery County Fair
    Thanks for entering the Montgomery County Fair Prize Giveaway Contest! *Winners* (You have 24hrs from the date listed to claim your prize by calling 202-298-1650) August 24 Scott Mohnkran, Germantown, MD, Vampire Diaries Season 2 on Blu Ray Jenni...
  • Banned words list offers no 'bailout' to offenders

    A movie about a "maverick," his journey "from Wall Street to Main Street," his "desperate search" for a "monkey" and a "game-changing" revelation about his "carbon footprint" probably would make the nation's word-watchers physically ill. Especially if it...
  • Army Pvt. Janelle F. King, 23, Merced; medic dies in non-combat-related incident in Iraq

    As a teenager, Army Pvt. Janelle F. King was a "Food Network guru" who could whip up hollandaise sauce over grilled salmon without even glancing at a recipe. As a daring 9-year-old, she once popped caffeine pills to one-up her cousin at a game of "who...
  • FrancEyE dies at 87; prolific Santa Monica poet

    Frances Dean Smith, a Santa Monica poet known as FrancEyE who was inspired by Charles Bukowski, lived with him and had a child with him in the 1960s, has died. She was 87. Smith, who had been living in a nursing home in San Rafael, Calif., died June 2 at...
  • PASSINGS

    Carmelita Durio Sister of O.J. Simpson Carmelita Durio, O.J. Simpson's sister, who collapsed in a Las Vegas courtroom when he was convicted of robbery and kidnapping last October, died Monday in a Sacramento hospital. She was believed to be in her early...
  • Dith Pran, 65; helped reveal 'Killing Fields'

    Dith Pran, 65; helped reveal 'Killing Fields'
    One day during the rise of the Khmer Rouge regime in the mid-1970s, American journalist Sydney Schanberg asked his Cambodian assistant, Dith Pran, a gnawing question. How would Dith respond to the American diplomat in Phnom Penh who had been publicly...
  • Leon Howell dies at 73; author and essayist was last editor of Christianity and Crisis

    Leon Howell, an author and essayist who was the last editor of the influential liberal-tilting journal Christianity and Crisis, has died. He was 73. Howell died Feb. 26 at his home in Silver Spring, Md. He had suffered for years from a viral spinal...
  • Furnishings of different styles, prices can co-exist

    The furniture she inherited from her in-laws was classic, antique and dark, heavy wood -- not at all her style. But Hope Gleicher of Chevy Chase, Md., treasured those pieces and wanted a way to make them her own. "We didn't want to discard the furniture,...
  • 'Trading Spaces' Turns Paige

    'Trading Spaces' Turns Paige
    As the pop classic says, "you always hurt the one you love." TLC sure loved "Trading Spaces," so much that the cablenet nearly loved the poor show to death. Based on the British series "Changing Rooms," "Trading Spaces" premiered in the fall of 2000 and...