Syrian refugees revel in Takoma Park’s parade

At the Takoma Park Independence Day Parade, six visitors—all teenage refugees from Syria, recently resettled in communities across the United States—walked alongside the standard community groups, bands and public officials who’d assembled to ring in the holiday Tuesday morning.

I am Takoma: the VFW

The VFW (local clubhouse of the Veterans of Foreign Wars) is one of Takoma Park’s best kept secrets around the Capital area. Located at the…