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.

Eat Your Heart Out at Pan Lourdes Bakery

From the outside, Pan Lourdes Bakery is unassuming. But step inside the Mount Rainier bakery and you’re instantly hit with the warm smells of pastries, cakes and cookies being made. Their motto: 100% Salvadoran Sweet Breads From Our Oven to … Continue reading

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Inside Mount Rainier’s Glass School

If glass-blowing intimidates you, the Route 1 corridor has another option for learning how to make art with glass. The Washington Glass School in Mount Rainier teaches classes on how to make kilncast, fused and cold worked glass sculptures and art. … Continue reading

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Here’s Why 2017 Was Such a Big Year for Route 1

You might say 2017 was the year of the Route 1 corridor’s rebirth and even more is set to come. Last year saw a number of major openings, decisions and changes to the corridor, bringing to fruition a years-long effort … Continue reading

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Momo Yakitori Moving Into Former Nido Space

A casual Japanese-style yakitori restaurant and cocktail lounge will move into the space formerly occupied by Nido in Woodridge. Momo Yakitori will feature chicken grilled on skewers over binchotan charcoal, a popular street food in Japan in small carts or casual … Continue reading

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Mount Rainier Singer Building Flats Now Leasing

Apartments are now leasing in the historic Singer Building in Mount Rainier. As part of the renovations of the 1936 building located on Mount Rainier Circle in the middle part of the city, 11 residential units are being added to the … Continue reading

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An Interview With Painter Wayson Jones

Wayson R. Jones’ latest exhibition will be seen by more people than ever. That’s because it’s at the Hotel at the University of Maryland, where several of the Mount Rainier painter’s pieces are on display. A graduate of the University … Continue reading

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A Sneak Peek at Mount Rainier’s New Restaurant

Route 1’s most anticipated restaurant will have a sneak peek in December. Pennyroyal Station, a new bar and restaurant planned for the Singer Building in Mount Rainier, will hold a preview event for 15 guests at ReCreative Spaces in mid-December. … Continue reading

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The Hyattsville Wire Gives Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving from the Hyattsville Wire! We are so thankful for this community, for our advertisers, and you, our readers. Thanks for reading and sharing our stories, thanks for your comments and tips, and thanks for your enthusiasm and support. … Continue reading

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The Route 1 Corridor Puts a Bird on It

Everywhere you look on Route 1, there are birds. In the Woodridge neighborhood of D.C. along Rhode Island Avenue just south of Mount Rainier, there’s Nido, a Mediterranean small-plate restaurant named for the word for “nest” in Italian and Spanish, … Continue reading

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The WaterHole, a Mount Rainier Community

The WaterHole isn’t just a juice bar, it’s a community. Mount Rainier resident Lisa Harris opened the juice and smoothie bar just off Route 1 in 2015, two years after her father died of cancer, inspired by a desire to … Continue reading

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