Silver Spring Real Estate News & Market Trends

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Feb. 23, 2018

Explore the Depths of Bethesda Property

Mother Nature strikes a pose on Bethesda property at Cabin John Regional Park. Open spaces blend perfectly with wooded areas for a picture perfect place to play. Children of all ages enjoy a variety of recreational amenities. A dedicated staff ensures that the park is kept in tip top shape and is safe for all within its boundaries.

Scenic trails lead the way through pristine wilderness. Follow the Cabin John Stream Valley Natural Surface Trail and wander up to the glorious wetland area. The Tulip Tree Trail then winds around leading hikers to the honored Grand Daddy Sycamore Tree. Bird watcher's keep an eye out for feathered friends comfortable in bluebird boxes scattered about.

The onsite Locust Grove Nature Center holds a wealth of educational opportunities. Classes and special events feature local wildlife and conservation efforts. Specific curriculums are designed for preschoolers on up. Springtime and summer day camps keep kids occupied while school is out of session. Campfire nature walks bring families closer together.

Whirl Away the Day when Living in Bethesda

Celebrate winter all year long at the indoor ice rink. Figure skaters and hockey players living in Bethesda hone their skills. Public skate sessions are marked on the calendar daily. Special events include teen skates, family skates, pick up hockey and more. Birthday parties kick it up a notch with the birthday boy or girl being the envy of all around.

Batter up! Cabin John Regional Park impresses with its collection of softball and baseball fields. Teams spend quality time locked in bouts of friendly competition. Youngsters stepping up to the plate often like to hang out by the dugout at the Shirley Povich Field to watch the big boys play. Home games of the Bethesda Big Train, part of the Cal Ripken, Sr. Collegiate Baseball League are played here. Crowds cheer for these up and coming baseball stars as they battle it out.

Before leaving the park don’t forget to take a ride on the Cabin John Miniature Train. Weather permitting this little engine  chugs all around the Bethesda property grounds!

 

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Feb. 23, 2018

The Clock Keeps Ticking on Rockville Real Estate

Time is running out on Rockville real estate, but the suspense is just beginning. At Rockville Escape Room, the newest trend in entertainment is at its best. Escape rooms are a blast, presenting both physical and mental challenges to participants. The fun knows no bounds and is the perfect setting for family fun, first dates, bachelor and bachelorette parties and really any other occasion.

Conveniently located close to Rockville homes at 120 Derwood Circle, the scene is set and players ready for whatever the next hour will hold. A variety of scenarios are set up with different degrees of difficulty. Groups must work in tandem collecting clues, solving riddles and moving toward a successful mission. The clock keeps ticking toward an hour timeline spurring them on.

Be Brave and Let Imagination Flow Near Rockville Homes

Current rooms challenges include Pharaoh's Quest, A Pirate’s Quest, The Great Diamond Heist and Zombie Escape. In Pharaoh's Quest a team of archaeologists immerse themselves in their dig. When digging deeply into their work they realize they have been trapped inside a secret tomb. There must be a way out but navigating the tunnels may prove too difficult. Next door, lads and lassies seeking friendlier seas stumble upon a treasure map. The lure of riches turn their heads and the treasure hunt begins. When cutthroat pirates realize their treasure is in jeopardy there’s sure to be some plank walking.

Around the corner daring thieves have lifted priceless diamonds. A team of investigators have been recruited to located the missing jewels. Can they recover the baubles stolen in the Great Diamond Heist? Nightmares may just come true on this piece of Rockville real estate but all in fun as the Zombie Apocalypse really happens and zombies run wild over the world. A secret serum is hidden away that can restore them to their human state. Only a trusted can capable few can located, secure and administer the miracle drug. Can you help? Due to the subject manner players only over thirteen can enter this room.

Reservations can be scheduled online. Participants are asked to arrive fifteen minutes early. Choose wisely and good luck.

 

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Feb. 17, 2018

Silver Spring Property is Simply Sweet

Sweet scents have been wafting about Silver Spring property on Colesville Road since 1961. A family run bakery, The Woodmoor Pastry Shop prides itself on being that neighborhood shop that one can count on for great quality and even better taste every time. Goodies found here are fresh from the oven with no added preservatives.

Breakfast has never tasted better when indulging in a hot cup of coffee and tender pastry. Donuts and danishes mix with muffins and scones. Start the day off with some pizazz, break the rules a bit, and select a decadent eclair.

There’s quite a following on the Silver Spring property for fresh fruit pies. Apple pies are done up right and in various ways. Most find it hard to decide between classic apple, cinnamon apple, apple crumb or French apple. The aroma of three berry, cherry and strawberry rhubarb call out to those waiting in line. Not matter the season, a nice piece of pumpkin pie is always the perfect comfort food.

Couples Living in Silver Springs Say Yes Please to Cake

A full service bakery, the bread shop gives locals an alternative stop for part of their weekly grocery buying. Take a look at the bread menu here. From butter top to multigrain, rye to pumpernickel sandwiches taste better when put together with homemade loaves of bread. At the Woodmoor Pastry Shop patrons can have their cake and eat it too. A variety of styles, flavors, and sizes are perfect for any occasion whether intimate gatherings or once in a lifetime celebrations. Mini cakes make everyday special. Cupcakes are great for grabbing a quick treat. Generations have honored birthdays and babies births with whimsical and wonderful round and sheet cakes. Flavors are bountiful including classic white and chocolate as well as lemon, red velvet and almond. New to the shop is the Chocolate Nutella Cake, a true taste sensation. Wedding cakes are designed with the happy couple in mind. Fancy or carefree, each and every detail is deliciously perfected. Brides and grooms living in Silver Spring are all smiles when slicing into these amazing cakes.

 

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July 31, 2017

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