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Thanksgiving Parade Marches through Downtown Silver Spring

November 19, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

The annual Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade is coming to downtown Silver Spring on Saturday, November 21st! Grab the family and get ready to watch over 100 parade groups make their way through the streets. Parade groups include an inflatable turkey, portable ice skating rink, dance troupes, marching bands and the grand finale – Santa!

Beginning at 10 AM, the parade will march on Georgia Avenue from Ellsworth Drive to Silver Spring Avenue. Be sure to head over to Veteran’s Plaza to take selfies with an inflatable Frozen’s Elsa, 10-foot tall turkey and more. The best selfies posted with the hastag #MoCoThanksParade will be broadcast on the big screen along the parade route!

EYA’s townhomes at Chelsea Heights are just steps from this great event. Stop by our sales center after the parade and learn how to start living your walkable Silver Spring lifestyle today!

EYA Foundation Sponsors Day of Service at A Wider Circle

October 28, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

On Friday, October 23rd, EYA staffers ascended upon A Wider Circle in Silver Spring, Maryland for the company’s Day of Service. Volunteers sorted donated items, made repairs to furniture, re-stocked the showroom floor, assembled shelving, and loaded items onto recipients’ vehicles.

Since its founding in 2001, A Wider Circle has touched the lives of over 160,000 low-income children and adults living in varying degrees of poverty. The organization provides educational programs and urgently-needed beds, dressers, cribs, and more. In addition to sending nearly 50 volunteers to A Wider Circle, the Foundation provided a grant of $10,000.

World of Montgomery Festival Heads to Rockville

October 16, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Cultures from around the world will be showcased at the World of Montgomery Festival on Sunday, October 18th! This free event highlights cultural diversity and understanding with international food, music, crafts and more.

Grab a “passport” and explore countries including Ethiopia, India, China and El Salvador. You and the kids will love dancing with a Chinese dragon, learning about Ethiopian coffee ceremonies and viewing Indian henna art demonstrations. You will also please your palate as you taste spices from around the world at the Global Spice Market and experience ethnic food cooking demonstrations. The performances will be a feast for the senses as you enjoy dancers showcasing colorful, traditional dress and lively music from around the world!

The festival will take place at Montgomery College in Rockville from noon to 5 PM, just one Metro stop from EYA’s townhomes in Rockville at Westside.

Dinner and a Movie Just Steps Away

August 21, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Enjoy dinner and a movie just steps away from EYA’s Montgomery Row neighborhood. Westfield Montgomery Mall offers endless dining options from delicious Sushi to decadent Italian. CRAVE American Kitchen and Sushi Bar’s large menu features lettuce wraps, Kogi beef tacos, steaks, seafood, sushi and more. They also have a $50 Date Night special that includes 3 courses and a bottle of wine.

If you are in the mood for Italian, head over to the newly opened Naples Ristorante E Pizzeria E Bar. The restaurant serves authentic wood-fired Neapolitan pizza and contemporary Italian cuisine. Their daily Aperitivo Happy Hour from 4 PM – 6 PM features hand-crafted cocktails, Italian Sangria, wine, beers and more.

After a delicious meal, take in a film at the acclaimed ArcLight cinema. More than a typical cinema, Arclight features a café, reserved seating and membership options. The café offers small bites, dessert, wine, beer and cocktails. Be sure to save room for their homemade cookies, cake or ganache – the perfect way to end a delectable evening!

New Silver Spring Library Sets Design Standard

August 7, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

The all-new Silver Spring library has set an incredible design standard for libraries around the nation. Designers, county officials and neighbors gathered recently in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the 90,000-square-foot building, which is expected to earn LEED Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.

Just four short blocks from EYA’s townhomes at Chelsea Heights, the new Silver Spring library boasts over 100,000 books, a cafe, computer labs, childrens spaces and activities, as well as a quiet room stocked with the latest magazines and newspapers. An older library location on Ellsworth adjacent to Chelsea Heights is planned for a new urban dog park.

Silver Spring is quite possibly the County’s most amenity-rich neighborhood, with an excellent mix of recreation, shops, dining and entertainment venues. Discover for yourself today!

Montgomery Row Featured in Washington Business Journal

July 28, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
EYA Bethesda Townhomes Montgomery Row

What’s next for Marriott and its future headquarters location? That’s all the buzz around Bethesda and the Washington region. Reporter Daniel J. Sernovitz wrote about the popular topic, with input from EYA’s Vice President, McLean Quinn. The article discusses the potential relocation of Marriott headquarters across from EYA’s Montgomery Row townhomes, and what impact it might have on the neighborhood. Plus, learn more about the area’s new luxury residences and why EYA has sold 15 homes in just 30 days.

Just Stops Away from Westside at Shady Grove Metro

June 19, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

With the red line just steps from Westside, life truly is within walking distance of your new EYA townhome! Jump on at the Shady Grove Metro station and get off at any location. There are a plethora of things happening, no matter the time of day!

Rockville Station
- Morning: Check out the Rockville Farmers Market every Saturday 9am-1pm
- Noon: Catch a matinee at AMC Cinemas
- Night: Grab a beer and watch the Nats play at American Tap Room

Bethesda Station
- Morning: Take a Pure Barre class with friends
- Noon: Swing by the Apple Store to pick up the newest gadget
- Night: Enjoy a romantic dinner at Mon Ami Gabi

Woodley Park – Zoo Station
- Morning: Visit the Washington National Cathedral
- Noon: See the pandas at the Smithsonian National Zoo
- Night: Try the delicious Italian cuisine at Cafe Paradiso

Dupont Circle Station
- Morning: Enjoy brunch with the family at Le Pain Quotidien
- Noon: Stroll the aisles of Second Story Books for hidden treasures
- Night: Get a delicious glass of wine at Bar Dupont as you look out over the circle

Gallery Place Station
- Morning: Grab a coffee at Chinatown Coffee Co.
- Noon: Visit the National Portrait Gallery
- Night: Get in line early to dine at Daikaya

The amount of things to do at each Metro stop is unlimited, but these are a few to help plan perfect outings every stop along the way. Find out what else is just moments away from Westside here or visit us at our onsite sales center in Rockville.

Discover the Silver Spring Blues Festival

June 18, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Blues photo

Downtown Silver Spring is singing the Blues! If you are a Blues fan, get ready for an extravaganza of live performances and fun festivities as part of the week-long Blues celebration. Enjoy nightly performances at some of your favorite local venues including Veterans Plaza and McGinty’s Public House. View the schedule of events here.

The main event takes place on Saturday, June 20th. The 7th Annual Silver Spring Blues Festival is a free, all-day block party with 2 stages of acoustic and electric Blues music from 10 AM – 9 PM. The festival also features food, drink and craft vendors. The music continues into the wee hours at McGinty’s after-party beginning at 10 PM.

EYA’s new Silver Spring townhome community, Chelsea Heights, is just steps from all the great downtown Silver Spring shops, restaurants and fun events. Stop by to visit our beautifully decorated Model Homes, now open daily 11 AM – 6 PM.

Experience the new Westfield Montgomery in Bethesda

June 16, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Westfield Montgomery MallWestfield Montgomery's chic makeover provides a totally new shopping environment. Photo by @Herry via flickr Creative Commons.

Bethesda’s best shopping spot has recently been transformed into a vibrant destination offering a brand new sense of place. Westfield Montgomery Mall has been reinvented and you’ll definitely want to linger longer.

Just steps from Montgomery Row and moments from Grosvenor Heights, Westfield Montgomery is now considered one of the area’s top entertainment and shopping locations. Treat yourself to a light bite at Lobster ME followed by a hand-crafted coffee beverage from aroma espresso bar. Or make it an evening and dine at CRAVE American Kitchen & Sushi Bar before a movie premiere at ArcLight Cinema, a new-concept theater experience with full-service bar.

Westfield Montgomery features the County’s only Nordstrom location, along with favorites such as Madewell, BONOBOS, Tesla, Apple, lululemon and more.

You’ll be impressed with the Mall’s recent facelift, including lounge areas that inspire luxury and style. It’s a sophisticated take on Mall shopping. Discover more of Westfield Montgomery on their blog.


Montgomery Row In The News

June 8, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
EYA Bethesda Townhomes Montgomery Row

EYA’s high-profile Bethesda townhome community, Montgomery Row, opened with incredible success and interest this past Saturday. The conversion of the site from office to residential was well-received by both neighbors, prospective buyers and the media alike. Check out this great story by Bethesda Magazine which provides greater detail on the transformation of the entire greater Rock Spring area near Westfield Montgomery Mall.