Mt. Rainier

Visiting the Waterhole in Mount Rainier

March 24, 2015

BY CAROLINE SELLE — On a Friday morning in late January, there was a consistent flow of customers at the new Mount Rainier juice bar, The Waterhole. Two women chatted at a table, another worked alongside a wall in elevated seating, and a regular customer stopped by for a “three kings” [read more]

Joe’s Movement Emporium celebrates 20 years

March 14, 2015

BY RYAN CARBO — For 20 years, the Mount Rainier-based Joe’s Movement Emporium, an arts-focused nonprofit, has operated with the mantra that there should be no barrier to participate in the multicultural art of dance. And during this anniversary, there is much to celebrate. Maryland Citizens for [read more]

Update: Missing Mount Rainier teen found

March 6, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Updated at 9:21 p.m.  Prince George’s County Police said 13-year-old Nibras Omer Shamseldin was reported missing, but has now been found. Police said Shamseldin was last seen in the 2700 block of Alison Street in Mount Rainier at approximately 4 p.m. on Thursday, March [read more]

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]
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