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Meet Route 1’s Very Own Dinosaur

Route 1 has its own dinosaur, and there are several local sites where you can learn more. Astrodon johnstoni was a long-necked sauropod from the Early Cretaceous period which lived in Maryland about 112 million years ago. It looks a lot like … Continue reading

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An Interview with Kay Lindsey

Born in Washington, D.C., Kay Lindsey is a noted poet whose work often appears in college curricula. A graduate of Howard University, she’s taught poetry in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Washington state and California. When she returned to the D.C. … Continue reading

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Busboys Owner: Hyattsville Underestimated

Why Hyattsville? Busboys and Poets owner Andy Shallal has done really well with restaurants in up-and-coming neighborhoods in D.C. area hotspots on U Street, in Chinatown and in Shirlington. But when he decided to open a location in Hyattsville, the … Continue reading

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Three Garden Favorites

Looking for some low-maintenance, fast-growing perennials to plant this year? Our top three picks are Knock-Out Roses, salvia and English lavender. All are thriving in our small garden and we’ve spotted them blooming in other areas around the neighborhood. We are really impressed … Continue reading

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