Growing as a newcomers’ neighborhood, East Bethesda has gained more than 200 houses from Victorian, Cape Cods, and bungalows. East Bethesda offers an urban feeling with a suburban lifestyle. A laid-back atmosphere where residents are closely located to downtown Bethesda. While downtown, residents can eat at popular restaurants like Raku, Jaleo, and Silver. The community actively participates in events sponsored by the East Bethesda Citizens Association. The nearby Bethesda Elementary also has a park with a softball field, swings, and a basketball court for residents to stay active.