If you want to listen to something besides splashing at the pool or insects buzzing by the grill, the Takoma Park Jazz Festival is on Sunday, June 10 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The festival will be on Carroll Avenue and features 12 acts on two stages. Children and adults are sure to find something that suits their fancy.
GRANOLAPARK • BY GILBERT Last Monday's Takoma Park city council meeting was all bad news. Not only did most of the council succumb to gold-fever,
PHOTOS • BY JULIE WIATT The Takoma Park House and Garden Tour on May 6 offered an up-close glimpse into both old and new North Takoma. The self-guided
On Friday, May 18, Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association will organize more than 10,000 area commuters for a celebration of bicycling as a clean, fun
HEALTH & FITNESS • BY CHELSEA BOONE Increasingly, residents are trading in their automobiles for another set of wheels. Bicycles are gaining ground as the preferred mode of transportation
GRANOLAPARK • BY GILBERT Dear Readers, Takoma Park's progressive activists are now bullying the city council to take an official stand for peace and freedom. City resident and
TAKOMA ARCHIVES • DIANA KOHN The self-guided Takoma Park House and Garden Tour offers the opportunity to explore a dozen houses in the neighborhood developed by town founder
While the closest that most Americans get to agriculture choosing from produce trucked into the grocery store from California. However, summer months offer the opportunity for mindful people
GRANOLAPARK • BY GILBERT Dear Readers, Budget work sessions! That's what it's all about now. One. Department. At. A. Time. Each Takoma Park city department presents a yearly
ENVIRONMENT • BY KIRSTY GROFF One week from today, one Takoma Park resident may discover she has won the opportunity to travel to Rio de Janeiro to cover
COMMUNITY • BY JULIE WIATT How wide is the human heart? How elastic is the concept of home? Over the past 30 years Sharon and Bill Murphy answered these
In our featured photo, runners get ready to tear through Silver Spring at Pacer’s Earth Day 5K 2011, which benefited The Nature Conservancy (as it will again this
TAKOMA ARCHIVES • BY DIANA KOHN In many of my historical accounts for this column, newspapers have provided a major source of detail and understanding of past events.
OPINION • BY JAMIE RASKIN When I moved to Takoma Park in 1990, there was no Internet. No websites. No email. No blogging. No neighborhood listservs. No 24-hour
GRANOLAPARK • BY GILBERT Dear Readers, Last week (April 2) councilmember Seth Grimes dramatically exclaimed that the council was in violation of it's own laws. They are
EDITOR'S VOICE • BY ERIC BOND This year marks a quarter century of the Voice. For the past 25 years, this has been an independent monthly tabloid, dedicated to
ENVIRONMENT • BY AMANDA ZIADEH On April 10, Cassie Meador, artistic director of Takoma Park’s Dance Exchange, began a 500-mile hike through Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia to
GRANOLAPARK • BY GILBERT Dear Readers, The Takoma Park city council chambers was the scene of a head-on collision April 2. The Sustaininator smashed into Aunty Nukes. City staff