Battle of Bladensburg bicentennial undaunted by rain

August 24, 2014

ALSO: Battle of Bladensburg Memorial Two hundred years ago today, British soldiers invaded Washington and set fire to virtually all the key public buildings, including the Executive Mansion (now the White House) and Capitol. Earlier that historic day, ill-equipped American troops offered little [read more]

PHOTOS: Neighbors help neighbors with gazebo parade

August 23, 2014

Getting the gazebo out of the backyard proved difficult. Photo courtesy Rebecca Bennett. Volunteers wound up having to use several neighbors yards to get the gazebo out and to its final resting place. Photo courtesy Rebecca Bennett. Neighbors moving the gazebo included (from left to right) Caleb [read more]

PHOTOS: Last “Jazz on the Lawn” of the season

August 15, 2014

Riversdale Mansion. Photo courtesy Rebecca Bennett. Photo courtesy Rebecca Bennett. Photo courtesy Rebecca Bennett. Hyattsville councilmember Shani Warner often brings her family to Jazz on the Lawn. Photo courtesy Rebecca Bennett. Emily Palus often brings her family to Jazz on the Lawn. Photo [read more]

Sunset on Queens Chapel Road

August 6, 2014

A comfortable evening with a beautiful sunset at the corner of Nicholson Street and Queens Chapel Road. See something in the neighborhood you think others would enjoy?  Send us your [read more]

Clouds rolling through

July 24, 2014

After a day in the mid-90’s, some scattered showers moved through the region Wednesday.  Storm clouds passed over Palette at Arts District around 8:00pm. See interesting weather happening in your area?  Send us your [read more]

Comic Hero Playground preview

July 18, 2014

It’s barely “out of the box,” and yet the new Comic Hero Playground at Heurich Park in Hyattsville already has a lot of ZAP!, BANG!, and PLOP!.  It official opens July 18 with a ceremony at 4:00pm, but we have a preview. From Ager Road, turn on to Nicholson Street by the dog [read more]
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