Inspired by the Post's What's In and Out for 2008, our own list at Just Up The Pike: "In and Out for MoCo: 2008 Edition." (Also check out JUTP's "In and Out for MoCo: 2007 Edition".) Your own submissions are rabidly encouraged.
Happy New Year!
|The Birchmere||The Fillmore, Barring Any Change of Heart From Ike Leggett|
|Knee-jerk opposition to development||Gracefully selling out to the highest bidder|
|"Briggs Chaney" emo||Burtonsville hardcore|
|Debating the Purple Line for twenty years||Debating the Purple Line for twenty more|
|The Death Star||The Corpse Fortress|
|"Town Centers"||"Meeting places" and "Village centers"|
|Playing mallrat at Wheaton Plaza||Being neighborly on Bonifant Street|
so much more AFTER THE JUMP . . .
|Speed bumps and humps||Speed cameras|
|"Downtown Silver Spring"||"The Promenade"|
|$ilver Bling||The 'Sprang|
|Hippies in Takoma Park||Marketers in Takoma Park|
|$400,000 condos||$400-a-month rooms in group houses|
|Looking down on P.G.||Looking up at HoCo|
|Cold, hard concrete||Soft, squishy turf (for now)|
|Redeveloping a historic all-girls' school||Redeveloping a historic Catholic school|
|Dim Sum at Oriental East||Injera at Addis Ababa|