June 27, 2009

links for weather, parking etc.

Some quick links for Convention travel planning:

Weather forecast: 10-day forecast at Weather.com, 5-day and local details at Wunderground.com

Info on Silver Spring: SilverSpringDowntown.com

Parking garages in Silver Spring: Map of Garages
(Town Square Garage on Ellsworth near Fenton is probably the closest, with entrances on Ellsworth Avenue & Roeder Road.)

Petal Tones' map of some points of interest: Petal Tones' Google Map

Dining/local guides (note the dates of the reviews):
Washingtonian Magazine's restaurant pages (their page on Silver Spring is from 2004, but most reviews for individual restaurants are more recent)
Washington Post's Going Out Guide (restaurants, entertainment etc.)

Metro (subway) map - click through for bus

Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the mall

Artomatic (local artists' show)

Rock Creek Park (DC section map, Maryland section map)