Category Archives: Mount Rainier

Stories about Mount Rainier, Maryland, in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., with a focus on arts, culture, history, real estate and development.

Vote for the ‘Best of Route 1’ in Our Reader Poll

Who makes the best coffee? Where’s the best playground? What’s the best place to go to yoga, listen to live music or eat Sunday brunch? For five years, we’ve been giving you tips on the best things to do along the … Continue reading

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Hyattsville Wire Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

This month, the Hyattsville Wire celebrates its fifth anniversary. In May of 2012, we started this website because we felt communities along Route 1 weren’t being covered well, especially online, where coverage tended to focus on politics and crime. We wanted … Continue reading

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Hyattsville Wire’s New Events Calendar

The Hyattsville Wire recently added an events calendar where you can add your own local events for free including ones from Hyattsville, University Park, Riverdale Park, College Park, Mount Rainier and other nearby communities. As part of some recent upgrades to the site, we’ve … Continue reading

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Singer Building Ready to Rent in Mount Rainier

The historic Singer Building in Mount Rainier will be renovated by the end of summer. Built in 1936, the three-story building in the 3300 block of Rhode Island Avenue is being redeveloped by the Brookland-based Menkiti Group, its first project in Prince George’s … Continue reading

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Capital Bikeshare Headed to Route 1

By next year, you’ll be able to rent a bike and take it from Riverdale Park to Mount Rainier—or even all the way into D.C. The popular bike-sharing program Capital Bikeshare will install stations on a stretch of Route 1 by … Continue reading

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Mapping the Route 1 Renaissance

The Route 1 renaissance is gaining momentum. The Hyattsville Wire decided recently to look at all the major projects happening along Route 1 from Mount Rainier to College Park. We found 13 projects ranging, from south to north: In Mount … Continue reading

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A Farmer’s Market in North Brentwood?

Should there be another farmer’s market that’s based along Route 1? The Gateway Community Development Corporation is considering opening a farmer’s market on the empty lot at 4100 Rhode Island Ave. in North Brentwood. The lot, which is owned by the … Continue reading

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An Interview with Andrea Burkholder

Andrea Burkholder is a dancer whose medium is the air. As an “aerial artist,” the Hyattsville resident performs a mix of modern dance and circus acrobatics around the greater Washington area. In an email interview with the Hyattsville Wire, she … Continue reading

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Slowing Down Route 1

Hyattsville and the state are adding metered parking spots along Route 1. That should help a little with the problem of parking, especially for the businesses on the ground floor of Arts District Hyattsville’s live-work spaces, such as Pretty Girl … Continue reading

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What is the Route 1 Ride All About?

You may have seen a new brochure around promoting the Route 1 corridor and Route 1 Ride, an enhanced bus service for Route 1 from Mount Rainier up to College Park near Ikea. This effort coincides with the new development efforts in Arts … Continue reading

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