Tag Archives: Edmonston

Inside the New Urban Farm in Mount Rainier

The Route 1 corridor’s rapidly growing community of farmers, roasters, brewers and distillers are working together in some surprising ways. In recent years, a number of interesting artisanal businesses have started up locally, a sign of a healthy, dynamic community. … Continue reading

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Digital Storytelling Summer Camp (July 16-20)

Back by popular demand, our Summer 2018 Digital Storytelling Camp will be once again held in the Greater Washington, DC area for ages 6-9. During the week-long camp, our campers will create digital storybooks and learn about global citizenship. Give … Continue reading

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D.C. Rollergirls Train in Edmonston Warehouse

When it’s time to practice, the D.C. Rollergirls head to the Route 1 corridor. Since 2015, the women’s flat track roller derby league has leased a practice space in a nondescript 9,000-square-foot warehouse complete with a polished concrete floor just off of … Continue reading

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Route 1 Rocks Essence Magazine’s Woke Women

Four mayors along the Route 1 corridor were recently named to a national list of notable black women across the country. Essence magazine compiled the second-annual list of the “Woke 100 Women” to highlight black women who are “proven change … Continue reading

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Hyattsville Eateries Named D.C.’s ‘Best Mexican’

Two Mexican restaurants in Hyattsville were recognized as among the best in the greater D.C. area. The Washingtonian named Taqueria el Mexicano on Riggs Road and Taqueria La Placita on Edmonston Road to a list of the best restaurants in D.C. … Continue reading

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A Guide to Helping the Anacostia on Earth Day

The nearly nine-mile Anacostia River, once called D.C.’s “forgotten river,” has been the focus of intense cleanup efforts in recent years. The District of Columbia has a plan to make the Anacostia River “fishable and swimmable” by 2032, but some … Continue reading

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Why Edmonston Is an Environmentalist Haven

The tiny town of Edmonston is punching above its weight when it comes to helping the environment. Located just across the railroad tracks from Hyattsville, the town of some 1,500 residents has pioneered creative ways to fight runoffs into the … Continue reading

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Pre-Historic Party

Bring the kids to an exciting event all about dinosaurs. See puppet shows, live birds of prey, roast marshmallows at the campfire, create dino crafts, dino egg roll and other more. Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd, Bladensburg, MD 20710 … Continue reading

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ECO City Farms Offers Winter Produce CSA

ECO City Farms is still offering sign-ups for its winter CSA through Thursday. With urban farms in Edmonston, and Bladensburg, the community-supported agriculture program grows vegetables without chemical fertilizers, chemical-based or non-organic treatments, herbicides, pesticides, or fungicides. All produce is Certified … Continue reading

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See Inside D.C. GlassWorks in Edmonston

D.C. GlassWorks is a glass-blowing and sculpture studio for everybody. Located in a garage in an industrial park in Edmonston, the studio offers workshops and lessons for beginners, workshops for intermediate glass-blowers and rental space for professionals. Beth Hess, a College … Continue reading

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