Silver Spring and Takoma Park Maryland Real Estate - Debbie Cook

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Blogger and Realtor Debbie Cook intermingles Silver Spring and Takoma Park, MD culture, history, neighborhoods with interesting updates on the local housing market.



The Riggs - Thompson House was built in 1858 by George Washington Riggs.  The house was used as a country estate and working farm that was known for it's "fine blooded" cattle.  The estate was originally sited on over 140 acres facing what is now Georgia Avenue.  Imagine a property that originall...
My old tulip magnolia was badly damaged several years ago in a wind and snow storm.  It was so sad to see the branches split off all the way down to the bottom of the trunk and even sadder to have to have such an old pretty tree of over 20 feet chopped back and almost all the way down.  I never d...
The Woodmoor Bakery has all you need for celebrating Easter Week.  Their Egg cakes are the No. 1 seller during easter followed by Peter Rabbit and Bunny cakes.  The Parker House Rolls are hard to keep on the shelves around Easter too!  My personal favorite this time of year are the Hot Cross Buns...
The Camellia Bush is finally blooming.  It's very late this year.  This camellia is usually blooming by sometime in February.  I heard that the woman that owned my house way before me was best friends with a woman that lived three doors up from me.  Both women are now deceased but they had a love...
I've always liked this bookstore. The atmosphere, arrangement and smell remind me of the "bookmobile" that used to come to our neighborhood when I was a kid.  Remember them?  This place is exactly what you think of when you think of a great used book shop.  Long rows of tall bookshelves, cluttere...

Debbie Cook

Silver Spring and Takoma Park Maryland Real Estate
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