Art Hop 2015!

It’s that time of year again when the streets and shops of Takoma become an outdoor art gallery. This exciting local art festival brings more than 70 artists to showcase their work in local shops, galleries and restaurants, with scheduled performances throughout the weekend. Community members can drop in anytime to catch a glimpse of […]
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WMATA Board Approves Plans to Move Forward

Yesterday, the WMATA Board of Directors voted unanimously to allow plans for our new multi-family residential community at the Takoma Metro station to move forward. We’re pleased with the results and look forward to working together as the plans move to the next phase of the approvals process. We will continue to provide updates and […]
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Upcoming WMATA Board Meeting

Last week, the WMATA Real Estate and Planning Committee voted to allow the plans for development at the Takoma Metro station to move forward. This is the third WMATA vote in support of transforming the Takoma Metro station parking lot into a transit-oriented residential community. The full Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, March 26th. If […]
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Updated Concept Plan Based on Takoma Community Feedback

We received a lot of great feedback and ideas from our Takoma Connected community workshop back in September. To recap, our meeting had several breakout sessions for residents to discuss and share their feedback on important topics including community green space and building design. We’ve worked hard to update our design plans and made significant […]
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MoCo Greenfest is Upon Us

Mark your calendars for March 28th! The Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus is hosting the annual Montgomery County Greenfest. Attendees can expect to hear from national and local green experts and watch documentaries from the Environmental Film Festival. Greenfest opens with multiple exhibits and local nonprofits available for discussion with the community. The night […]
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Takoma Park is Staying Green!

Takoma Park is once again on the path of outstanding environmentalism after being recognized for their efforts in energy conservation.  It is also the only city in Maryland to be selected as a semifinalist in a nationwide energy-saving competition run by Georgetown University. If Takoma Park wins, the city will receive $5 million in 2017. […]
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Lights, Camera, Action!

You may not know this, but Takoma Park is a popular destination for filmmakers. Directors enjoy capturing the aesthetics of the culturally enriched neighborhoods in combination with the city’s thriving mixed-used development in their films. In fact, so many movies are being filmed that Takoma Park officials are considering an ordinance that will require permits […]
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The Crawl: Halloween Fun in Takoma Park

To all our Halloween bar crawlers in Takoma Park! Main Street Takoma just announced their annual Halloween Happy Hour. The Crawl at Halloween Happy Hour is a fun way to explore the diverse restaurants, shops, and nightlife Takoma Park has to offer. Every year, Halloween crawlers gather with their friends and neighbors to celebrate this […]
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EYA Wins Gold

EYA recently received the 2015 National Housing Quality (NHQ) Gold Award by Professional Builder Magazine. EYA earned a top honor for its total quality management, which included dynamic systems for collecting customer feedback and strong commitment for improving and focusing on urban infill developments. With improvement plans that include people from all levels of the organization, […]
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Community Workshop Update!

On September 13th, we hosted a community workshop for the Takoma D.C. and Takoma Park community. The purpose of this workshop was to share our latest developments and get feedback on the preliminary design plans. During the breakout sessions at the meeting, community members shared feedback on four central topics: Development Process & Schedule, Building […]
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