Already, the newly moved market is attracting people. When I visited Veterans Plaza in the early afternoon, shoppers and looky-loos alike were milling around, looking at the several dozen vendors participating in the market and enjoying the scene.
With multiple levels, several distinct spaces and a nice canopy, the plaza lends itself well to outdoor shopping. Though the same number of vendors are located in Veterans Plaza as there were in the parking lot, the market feels much more substantial. Looking at tents under in the covered area (which will become an ice skating rink during the winter) makes me wonder what it would be like if downtown Silver Spring had an enclosed market hall like Eastern Market.