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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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Category Archives: Mount Rainier
The Route 1 corridor has played a role in the lives of famous musicians ranging from John Fahey to Duke Ellington. Two others to add to the list: Bo Diddley and Marvin Gaye. Born in Mississippi, Diddley moved to Washington … Continue reading
Riverdale Park’s upcoming Purple Line stop will include some dynamic public art. The Maryland Department of Transportation has selected Boston artist Mikyoung Kim to build a series of interactive sculptures at the stop, which will be at the intersection of … Continue reading
It’s been a long time coming, but Capital Bikeshare is finally getting serious about expanding along the Route 1 corridor. New bikeshare stations opened recently in several key locations: • Studio 3807 apartments in Brentwood• West Hyattsville Metro on Queens Chapel Road … Continue reading
Pennyroyal Station is almost ready to open. The new bar and restaurant, planned for the Singer Building in Mount Rainier, will be run by chef Jesse Miller and Erin Edwards from the popular Bar Pilar and Café Saint-Ex restaurants in … Continue reading
This holiday season we spotted a fruit fan adorning a door of a University Park home. Contrary to popular conception, the tradition of creating a holiday “fruit fan” to post above the door does not date to Colonial Williamsburg. In … Continue reading
Three local organizations are collaborating to create “Mapping Racism,” a project to bring awareness to the history of racist restrictive covenants. Hidden within old property deeds in Prince George’s County is language which bars the owner from selling to a non-white … Continue reading
University Park resident Kelsey Starr opened Numi Yoga in College Park after seeing how successful yoga studios were in two other university towns where she lived: Ann Arbor, MI and Champaign, IL. The yoga studio at 4513 College Ave. opened two … Continue reading
Mount Rainier’s Sew Creative Lounge is on a mission to make sewing fun and accessible for adults and kids alike. The studio and school, which marked its one-year anniversary earlier this month, offers a monthly class called “Sip and Sew” … Continue reading
Prince George’s County, including the area around the Route 1 corridor, has some of the most diverse native plant life in the United States, according to local science writer Gabe Popkin. Because early settlers cut down the old-growth forests in … Continue reading