Tag Archives: Mount Rainier

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

Posted in Brentwood, College Park, Hyattsville, Mount Rainier, Riverdale Park, University Park | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in College Park, Hyattsville, Mount Rainier, Riverdale Park | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How MilkBoy is Reviving Jazz on Route 1

MilkBoy ArtHouse in College Park has given new life to jazz on the Route 1 corridor. The Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra, a well-known D.C. jazz ensemble, recently began a residency at MilkBoy through an artist partner program run by the University … Continue reading

Posted in Brentwood, College Park, Hyattsville, Riverdale Park | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Mount Rainier | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Eat Your Heart Out at Pan Lourdes Bakery

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

Posted in Mount Rainier | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Inside Mount Rainier’s Glass School

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

Posted in Brentwood, College Park, Hyattsville, Mount Rainier, Riverdale Park, University Park | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Mount Rainier | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Mount Rainier Singer Building Flats Now Leasing

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

Posted in Mount Rainier | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on A Sneak Peek at Mount Rainier’s New Restaurant

23rd Annual Mount Rainier Community Craft Fair

Great opportunity to do all of your holiday shopping in one place, with dozens of local artists and artisans selling hand-crafted gifts. Have lunch and visit with friends and neighbors.

Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Hyattsville, Mount Rainier, University Park | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment