Mt. Rainier

Hyattsville Happenings: Jan. 13-15

January 13, 2017

Need plans for the weekend? We’ve got you covered. Hyattsville is a happenin’ place. Friday, Jan. 13: Storytime Pop-Up: Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and more at this innovative collaboration between PGCMLS & Mt. Rainier’s organic juice & smoothie joint. Ages 0-5 years old. [read more]

Art Works hosts post-election ‘art attack’

November 9, 2016

In the wee hours of the morning, Donald Trump became the nation’s president-elect, beating Hillary Clinton. To some, this is sad news. For those seeking solace, Art Works Now is hosting a “Just Love” art attack tonight. Barbara Johnson, Art Works Now founder and executive [read more]

Pokémon gamers host meet and greet in Mount Rainier

August 9, 2016

BY EMILY STRAB — On July 29 from 5 p.m. to  8 p.m., local Pokémon Go enthusiasts descended on Urban Eats Arts and Music Café in Mount Rainier to eat, drink, and catch Pokémon. The café boasts a proximity to three Pokéstops, and presented a Pokémon-themed menu for the night, including a [read more]

A culturally culinary duo

April 9, 2016

BY MARK GOODSON — What do seven years in the Marines, a job in New York’s Latin Quarter — the Mecca for hip hop in the late 80’s — a ride in Donald Trump’s personal helicopter, a role in Asia Argento’s Film Scarlet Diva, the subject of a full-page article in Germany’s most popular [read more]

Property assessments skyrocket

February 6, 2016

BY REBECCA BENNETT — When City of Hyattsville residents received their residential property assessments for 2016, many were shocked at the value the Maryland Department of Assessment and Taxation placed on their homes. Those assessments — some residents say they were double the previous [read more]

Local theatre production tackles grief

January 25, 2016

BY REBECCA BENNETT — On Jan. 16, a local production called “Life After Death” brought a series of sketches to a full house at Joe’s Movement Emporium.  Topics ranged from the only way to get through death is go through it to pain hurts and you can survive.  The performances examined [read more]

PG Pool honors man who helped integrate membership

September 23, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — The Prince George’s Pool (PG Pool) dedicated a new shade structure in the memory of Raymond Bowlding on Aug. 5 as approximately 20 of his family members looked on.  It was the first time any of his children had probably seen the inside of the private pool complex, his [read more]
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