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Escalator improvements planned at Metro stations

Plus: Silver Spring woman brings food trucks to neighborhood; Carousel at Glen Echo Park celebrating 100th anniversary

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Escalator improvements planned at Metro stations

WMATA is planning to replace 130 escalators at Metro stations through a $179 million, seven-year contract, awarded to KONE, beginning in May 2021.

The stations on the list include Rockville (two escalators), Silver Spring (five escalators) and Medical Center (two escalators) [WMATA]

Silver Spring woman brings food trucks to neighborhood

Kyley McGeeney has been helping food trucks get more business by having them set up in a Silver Spring neighborhood.

She has been contacting restaurants, then getting the word out among local residents. [NBC 4]

[Read a Bethesda Magazine feature about McGeeney trying and writing about all 107 D.C. restaurants in a Michelin guide, leading to a dinner club at her home]

Carousel at Glen Echo Park celebrating 100th anniversary

A series  of activities and events will be held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Dentzel Carousel at Glen Echo Park.

The kickoff event on Thursday at 12:30 p.m. will be shown through the Glen Echo Park website, YouTube and Facebook. [Glen Echo Park]

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