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- How Mount Rainier Inspired 'The Exorcist'
- Riverdale Park's Bikram Yoga Adds Coworking
- Woodridge's New Organic Restaurant Now Open
- How Route 1 Became an Authentic Taco Haven
- Route 1's Habit Burger Has a Secret Menu
- Greenbelt's Role in the Apollo 11 Moon Landing
- An Interview With Designer Elizabeth Hargrave
- The East Coast Greenway's Route 1 Connections
- Townhomes Coming to West Hyattsville
- Riverdale Park Station's Apartments Underway
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Author Archives: Alison Beckwith
Riverdale Park’s Bikram Yoga studio has joined a coworking startup in D.C. that allows users to work and workout for the same price. The brainchild of Rockville entrepreneur Sarah Hostyk, WorkStrive offers a marketplace where freelancers and remote workers can … Continue reading
When Neil Armstrong landed on the moon 50 years ago this week, he was talking to Houston, but his words were sent to Greenbelt first. During the Apollo 11 mission, the Goddard Space Flight Center was the main control center … Continue reading
In recent years, the Route 1 corridor has become home to a thriving taco scene. A number of locally owned Mexican taquerias have opened from the outskirts of Langley Park east to Riverdale Park and south to Edmonston, several of … Continue reading
A bike trail that will eventually run from Maine to Florida goes right through the Route 1 corridor on its way to Washington, D.C. Organizers of the East Coast Greenway aim to connect 3,000 miles of walking and biking routes … Continue reading
The Washington Suburban Sanitation Commission building in Hyattsville’s historic district will be demolished beginning this week. Contractors with Werrlein Properties, which plans to build row homes and a handful of traditional single-family homes on the site, will begin pulling the … Continue reading
Riverdale Park has big hopes for its town center, and for good reason. In recent months, the town has renovated a historic clock, spruced up a traffic signal box, installed artsy bike racks and renamed the MARC commuter train stop … Continue reading
In the early 1900s, Christian Heurich’s beer was so popular that it made him the largest employer in D.C. outside of the federal government for a while. But until recently, you couldn’t taste it. A 1938 fire burned up much … Continue reading
Four restaurants along the Route 1 corridor made a list of “best casual” eateries, once again showing how the area has become a foodie haven. In a wide-ranging list of the 25 best mom-and-pop restaurants in the greater D.C. area … Continue reading
The Route 1 corridor has another option for healthy organic eating. Provost, which opened last week at 2129 Rhode Island Ave. in Woodridge not far from Momo Yakitori, and just down the street from Mount Rainier, focuses on classic American … Continue reading