Mt. Rainier

My Two Cents: Nostalgia and good food live at Glut

February 11, 2015

BY SHAUNTRICE MARTIN — Beyond the store’s sometimes dusty shelves and laid back staff beats the heart of Mount Rainier — Glut Food Co-op. Glut is the neighborhood’s lone grocery store, and it’s the place where artists, church folk, Metro drivers, executives, and families come to stock up [read more]

Theater Tech Program helps prepare teens to enter workforce

January 21, 2015

BY SCARLETT SALEM — The programs offered through Joe’s Movement Emporium in Mount Rainier usually promote education, production, and artist services with an emphasis on dance and movement. The Theater Tech Program (TTP), which began in 2008, has a slightly different goal. “TTP is a workforce [read more]

PHOTOS: Kids showcase after school arts education

December 26, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT — On Dec. 12, students from Club Joe’s Arts After School Care at Joe’s Movement Emporium presented what they had learned in a showcase called What Happens at 3309 Bunker Hill Road.  According to the event’s Facebook page, performances included “African [read more]

PHOTOS: The hullabaloo around gingerbread houses

December 15, 2014

BY NANCY GILLETTE — Updated at 2:35 p.m. On Sunday, Dec. 14, Art Works hosted a free gingerbread house workshop in their Mount Rainier studio. Organizers estimate 220 people came to the Gingerbread House Holiday Hullabaloo. Participants emptied boxes of graham crackers and dug into bags of [read more]

Jimmy Tarlau preps for Annapolis; needs furniture for local office

December 7, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Former Mount Rainier councilmember Jimmy Tarlau in on his way to Annapolis as an incoming Maryland state delegate for District 47A. A bon voyage party and fundraiser for the freshman delegate was held at Urban Eats Cafe on Dec. 3. Tarlau announced Sunday that he plans to set [read more]

2014 HL&T Holiday Activity Guide (updated 12/12)

November 22, 2014

Have an event that should be on this list? Contact us.   28th Annual Winter Festival of Lights Opens Friday, Nov. 28 at 5 p.m. Watkins Regional Park. 301 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro Don’t want to mob-shop on Black Friday? Opening today is the 28th Annual Winter Festival of Lights, the [read more]
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