There are all kinds of reasons a person might be trolling the neighborhood looking for open businesses on Christmas Day—an extra bag of ice, the one Christmas card you forgot or maybe your holiday tradition involves dining out on the holiday.
In any event, no need to wander aimlessly, here's a list of what's open in Silver Spring on Christmas:
Safeway grocery stores, locations include Thayer Avenue, University Boulevard West, Hillandale, Cloverly, Briggs Chaney—most will open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Individual store hours may vary, check your local store’s hours here.
Asian Bistro—12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Pho Hiep Hoa—10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Starbucks—8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
CVS, 825 Wayne Ave.—8 a.m. to 12 a.m. Pharmacy 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
CVS, Four Corners, 10141 Colesville Road—7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Pharmacy is closed.
Walgreens, White Oak—8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pharmacy is closed.
Know of other businesses, or do you own a business open today? Tell us in the comments to help your fellow neighbors.