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Vote for the Hyattsville Wire in the Best of D.C.

You’ve told us you love the Hyattsville Wire, now is your chance to tell Washington City Paper for the Best of D.C. survey by voting for us as “Best Community Blog!” In 2012, we started the Hyattsville Wire because we felt communities along Route … Continue reading

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Momo Yakitori Opens This Weekend in Woodridge

Route 1’s newest restaurant is the only one of its kind in D.C. Momo Yakitori, which opens Friday in the space formerly occupied by Nido in Woodridge at 2214 Rhode Island Ave. NE, just south of Mount Rainier, is the first full-fledged … Continue reading

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How to Relive Route 1’s Streetcar Line

Route 1’s streetcar line last ran from Washington to Branchville on Sept. 7, 1958, but you can still see traces of it in communities throughout the corridor. In a history of the Route 82 Maryland line written for the soon-to-open Streetcar … Continue reading

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Goshen to Open in Hyattsville in February

A gourmet raw food market is coming to downtown Hyattsville. Formerly located at Union Market in D.C., Goshen has moved into a space next to Franklins, at 5105 Baltimore Ave., with plans to officially open sometime in February. The Hyattsville … Continue reading

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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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