Tag Archives: Magruder Park

Why Hyattsville Might Rename Magruder Park

The city of Hyattsville is considering renaming its most notable park in part due to a racist element of its past. Earlier this year, Stuart Eisenberg, executive director of the Hyattsville Community Development Corporation, wrote in the Hyattsville Life & Times … Continue reading

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Hyattsville’s Magruder Park is Going Organic

Hyattsville’s Magruder Park will be managed entirely organically and presticide-free starting this fall. With the help of a new effort by the makers of the popular yogurt brand Stonyfield Organic, the 32-acre Hyattsville park will stop using conventional pesticides and fertilizers … Continue reading

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Route 1: More Native Plants Than U.S. Average

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

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Annual Cyclocross Puts Hyattsville on the Map

The annual Hyattsville Cyclocross race will bring hundreds of competitive bicyclists to the area this weekend. The 11th annual event, held on Sunday, Sept. 30, is expected to draw at least 700 bicyclists from around the East Coast to Magruder … Continue reading

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See Shakespeare on Route 1 This Midsummer

If you missed “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at the Riversdale House Museum Wednesday, you still have two more chances to catch it along the Route 1 corridor. The Prince George’s County Shakespeare in the Park program has a performance scheduled … Continue reading

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How Route 1 Honors Jim Henson

Jim Henson has three separate memorials along the Route 1 corridor. The creator of the Muppets spent his early childhood in Leland, Mississippi, which has a small welcome center with educational displays, memorabilia and a gift shop. But his family … Continue reading

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Art Works Comes to Magruder Park

Now through May 22, Mount Rainer’s highly regarded Art Works Studio School will be holding toddler-focused art projects every other Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. as part of the Hyattsville Parent & Child Program at Magruder Park. You can pay … Continue reading

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