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Denizens Second Location is Now Open in Riverdale Park

The beloved Silver Spring brewery, Denizens Brewing Co., has branched out to Prince George’s County, opening their second location in Hyattsville’s Riverdale Park Station.

The 150-seat taproom offers not only their popular go-to brews, but an array of seasonal specials, cocktails, and wine that can fit any palate. The kitchen serves many pub-style eats from burgers and wings to steamed mussels — as well as dishes that incorporate many of their signature brews.

Denizens is located at: 4550 Van Buren St, Riverdale Park, MD 20737

Taproom Hours:
Sunday – Thursday: 11am – 11pm
Friday and Saturday: 11am – 1pm
Brunch is served 11am – 3pm every weekend.

Are these Local Hotspots on your Radar?

It’s great to see the influx of restaurants, markets, and breweries providing a variety of options for a quick bite, a happy-hour hang-out spot, or a nice dinner. If you are looking for a new place to enjoy food, drink, and friends, we’ve got you covered!

Here are a few of our favorites – local hotspots receiving rave reviews and new places we’re eagerly anticipating:

Cielo Rojo

Where: Takoma Park
Website: www.cielo-rojo.com

Cielo Rojo is a family owned fine-casual Mexican restaurant in the heart of Takoma Park, MD. David Perez & Carolina McCandless first met in 2012 at Gracias Madre, an organic vegan Mexican restaurant in San Francisco. 

El Sapo Cuban Social Club

Where: Silver Spring
Website: www.elsaporestaurant.com

El Sapo Cuban Social Club is a hip, festive, forward-thinking Cuban restaurant, and the first of its kind in the D.C. metro area: bright, open, and brimming with energy, fresh mojitos, upbeat music and bold island food.

Pizzeria Paradiso

Where: Hyattsville
Website: www.eatyourpizza.com

Chef/founder Ruth Gresser, started cooking up Neapolitan-style pizzas in Dupont Circle over a quarter century ago. Founded on the spirit of laughter, Pizzeria Paradiso evokes the warmth one feels in the home of a close friend.

Silver Branch Brewing

Where: Silver Spring
Website: www.silverbranchbrewing.com

Silver Branch Brewing Company is a production brewery and taproom located in the heart of Downtown Silver Spring immediately adjacent to the Silver Spring red line metro stop.


Where: Silver Spring
Website: www.paphaitiancuisine.com

Port-au-Prince (aka “PAP”) Authentic Haitian Cuisine! Hungry for Haitian food? Enraptured by Haitian art? Now you can savor the delights of Haiti’s culinary and artisan offerings right here in the DMV (DC,MD,VA) metropolitan area.

Coming Soon!

The Girl & Vine

Where: Takoma Park
Website: www.thegirlandthevine.com

The Girl & The Vine is a market, it’s a café and deli, and it has a bar component to it as well. The Girl & The Vine is where you go for your everyday wine, or a unique bottle of something a bit more interesting

Denizens Brewing Co.

Where: Riverdale Park
Website: www.denizensbrewingco.com

The Silver Spring-based Denizens Brewing Co. recently broke ground on construction on its second location. Coming to Riverdale Park in early Spring 2019!

Your Guide to Father’s Day 2017

Father’s Day is this week and if you’re still looking for a plan on how to spend the day, why not change it up with a little taste tour? We’ve put together a short list of local tasting rooms with incredible drink selections (and food, of course) that will satisfy your palate on a day that’s dedicated to you! Relax, take in the hops, and find your new favorite spot.

Anxo Cidery & Pinxtos Bar

photo via Eater DC

Begin your Father’s Day in Brightwood at ANXO Cidery & Pinxtos Bar. Anxo has a great selection of House Ciders and a Catalan-inspired menu featuring various Tapas and Pintxos!

Address: 711 Kennedy St. NW, Washington DC 20011
Phone: 202-722 2696
Website: www.anxodc.com

Hellbender Brewing Co.

photo via City Brew Tours

Next, head over to Hellbender Brewing, Co. Grab a seat at one of their communal tables with a board game and immerse yourself in their tap room. Enjoy pints of your favorite beers plus a selection of one-offs and rare finds you can’t get elsewhere. Still hungry? Grab some DC-made 8 Myles Wings from 4-7pm to go with those pints!

Address: 5788 2nd St NE, Washington, DC 20011
Phone: 202-827-8768
Website: www.hellbenderbeer.com

Denizens Brewing Co.

photo via Eater DC

Your tour ends at Denizen’s Brewing Co. right here in Silver Spring. This local brewery churns out fantastic beer, is dog-friendly, and has corn-hole for you to play right in their fantastic beer garden. Denizens is the perfect place to unwind for the remainder of your day.

Address: 1115 East West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 301-557-9818
Website: www.denizensbrewingco.com

12 Local Spots to Visit This Spring

Does winter have you in a rut? From local theaters to fantastic restaurants, here are a dozen ideas of places to check out in Silver Spring and Takoma Park this spring. Try something new and different! You won’t regret it!

1. AFI Silver Theatre

Whether you are looking for regular film showings, Silver Babies screenings or special events. AFI has something for everyone and the best movie popcorn around!

Upcoming features: The Muppet Movie, Environmental Film Festival, Kirk Douglas Centennial, and The Marx Brothers.

 Website: www.afi.com/silver

2. The Fillmore

Coming this spring: Wyclef Jean, The Pretenders, and Big Sean. You’ve likely seen the tour buses and lines.

Now head in and see a show!



3. Cultural Arts Center Montgomery College Takoma Park / Silver Spring

Located at Montgomery College, this venue features music, theatre, dance, cultural exhibitions, film, lectures, forums and cultural exhibitions. A wide variety of programs are planned for this spring.


4. Bump and Grind

Their tag line is Coffee. Music. Food.

Check out this local coffee shop and their calendar of recurring and special events.



5. Denizens Brewing Co.

Our local brewpub serves up more than great beer and food. Does live music, DJ events, karaoke & trivia nights interest you? Don’t miss out on their regularly scheduled events lineup.


6. Republic

As warmer weather returns, so too will live music on the back patio in Takoma Park.



7. Busboys and Poets

Think storytelling, book signings, and open mic nights.

Check out Takoma Park’s upcoming events.



8. McGinty’sPublic House

A downtown Silver Spring staple for over 10 years; head out for a night of acoustic music, pub trivia, or traditional Irish music sessions.



9. The Highwood Theatre

Located in Fenton Village, this non-profit promotes performing arts through community-produced theatre. They offer shows and regularly scheduled improv nights.



10. Silver Spring Stage

Now in its 49th season, Silver Spring Stage is a community theatre with a mission to present the best in contemporary plays. Located in the Woodmoor Shopping Center, their current season is underway.



11. Silver Spring Black Box Theatre

An intimate 140-seat venue, near Colesville Road and Georgia Avenue, with four resident companies and multiple outside groups performing year-round shows.

Website: www.silverspringblackbox.com


12. Maryland Youth Ballet

You’ve probably seen the students on Ellsworth in downtown Silver Spring but have you seen a performance? Their Spring Concert is held in April.

Website: www.marylandyouthballet.org