Morning Notes

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Developer Wants To Restart Rock Spring Centre — D.C.-based DRI Development Services is looking for new partners in a mixed-use project slated for the intersection of Rockledge Drive and Rock Spring Drive. The company is hoping for a groundbreaking this summer, which could mean delivery of Phase 1 of the project by spring 2014. [Washington Business Journal]

Mi Cocina To Open May 10  — The Texas-based Tex-Mex chain is set to open in a few weeks at The Collection At Chevy Chase (5471 Wisconsin Ave.). [Eater DC]

Jack Kay, Area Home Builder, Dies — Jack Kay, the man who built many post World War II-era suburban neighborhoods in Montgomery County, died on April 21 in Chevy Chase. He was 87. Kay and his brother-in-law Harold Greenberg would personally handle home sales. [Washington Post]

YMCA To Celebrate Healthy Kids Day Tomorrow — The Bethesda-Chevy Chase YMCA (9401 Old Georgetown Rd.) will put on a number of activities — rockwall climbing, tennis, ballet, face painting and gymnastics included — as part of its effort to help kids get a healthy start on summer. The YMCA says research shows children gain weight two to three times faster during summer vacation and can fall months behind academically without out-of-school learning opportunities. [YMCA]

Bethesda Company In Line For Silver Line Construction Contract — Capital Rail Constructors, a group made up of the Bethesda-based Clark Construction Group and Kiewit Infrastructure South Co., is in line to win the contract to build phase two of Metro’s Silver Line in Northern Virginia. The $1.18 billion bid was lower than anticipated. [Washington Examiner]

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