Food, Libations and Recreation
Use the full spectrum of tools at your disposal when hunting for a new apartment, like the ratings and reviews on this website. To give you a head-start on that research, a couple highly-trafficked areas in Downtown Silver Spring center are Georgia Ave. and Colesville Rd. If you're looking for convenience that's offered by lots of nearby shops, restaurants and other amenities in the neighborhood, then Downtown Silver Spring will be an ideal place for you to rent. Get help honing in on your "home sweet home" from our apartment finder tool.
Have dinner and drinks out at Sushi Jin Japanese Restaurant located on Fenton St. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like Society Lounge. With a variety of restaurants in Downtown Silver Spring, residents can explore dining types such as beer and ale, pizza, deli snacks and yogurt. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, additionally. Fuddruckers and McDonald's are both located in the neighborhood.
For a more comprehensive list of places to eat, drink and be merry in Downtown Silver Spring, check out the Yelp page.
Downtown Silver Spring has multiple grocery stores in the area, including Stateline Market and Mulu Market & Carry Out which are both located on Eastern Ave. For your sweet-tooth, head to Cake Love Llc on Fenton St., or enjoy some baked goods at nearby Sligo Motors Inc, which is located on Sligo Ave. Additionally, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Safeway and Whole Foods Market.
Artspring & Gallery and Mike McVearry are only a few of the many retailers located in Downtown Silver Spring. Or, if you want to add a touch of color and an artistic flair to your apartment, Pyrmid Atlantic Commn Art Stor is on Ellsworth Dr. Several shopping malls and shoppers' favorites, like Office Depot, are located in the neighborhood.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
Downtown Silver Spring's cost of living is about 56% lower than in nearby Shepherd Park. On average a household in Downtown Silver Spring spends $54.9K/year in total expenditures. Compare these expenses to those of Shepherd Park, which come to around $124.5K/year.
The nearby neighborhood of Shepherd Park is distinct from Downtown Silver Spring for multiple reasons. In Downtown Silver Spring the median age is 22, while in Shepherd Park it's 47. In Downtown Silver Spring, the average household size is 1.63 people, and it's 2.42 people in Shepherd Park. Of households in Downtown Silver Spring and Shepherd Park, 10% and 31% have children, respectively.