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Red Shirts Help Revitalize Once Declining Downtown

Silver Spring, Maryland's redevelopment efforts have transformed its declining downtown into a vibrant destination, where dozens of stores, restaurants, theaters and offices attract visitors every day for work and fun. One part of that effort is a group of community workers known as the Red Shirts, that helps keep downtown Silver Spring clean, safe and profitable. It’s hard for visitors to miss the Red Shirts. The ambassadors stand out in their red shirts. Their mission is to...

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