SuperNatural Festival celebrates hair, heritage and hope

July 17, 2019

By ANNA WALKER —The Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center (PGAAMCC) delves deep into the cultural, societal and philosophical aspects of natural hair with a new three-day event called #TeamNatural Weekend & Supernatural Festival. The festival will run from July 19 [read more]

Miss Floribunda: Butterfly gardens

July 12, 2019

I’m at my wit’s end. I’ve got this dippy neighbor whose garden is just a mess of weeds, and it attracts all kinds of nasty things. Well, some are nice butterflies, but others look like bees and wasps and some big blue and green bugs with wings that I’m afraid could fly over [read more]

From the Editor: When ‘work bliss’ can lead to burnout

July 12, 2019

By MARIA D. JAMES — What happens when passion leads to burnout? That’s the question Jennifer Moss attempted to answer in her July 1 online article for the Harvard Business Review. Moss, a workplace expert and award-winning author of the book Unlocking Happiness at Work, challenges the advice [read more]

Glut Food Co-op fundraises for repairs

July 12, 2019

By EMILY McNALLY — Shoppers at Glut Food Co-op in Mount Rainier will find rows of bulk foods, bins of organic and conventional produce, locally made baked goods, natural soaps, and a grind-your-own nut butter station. They will be greeted by longtime employees who know many of the customers by [read more]

Organizers declare first Trolley Trail Day a success

June 17, 2019

By ROBERT MEYERS — The first Trolley Trail Day, on Saturday, June 8, celebrated a vital community link with a day full of human-powered motion — on bikes, on foot, with a brush, with an instrument, through yoga — and many other ways people move. Group bicycle rides, a 6-kilometer fun run and [read more]

Zero Waste of Time: Zero Waste entertaining this summer

June 14, 2019

By Juliette Fradin — Easier than it sounds, cheaper than you think Summertime is often a busy season filled with sunshine and the company of good friends. Your favorite warm weather moments might include picnics, outdoor concerts, farmers markets, backyard parties or warm nights on the porch with [read more]

CrossFit Hyattsville honors fallen hero

June 14, 2019

By KERRY-ANN HAMILTON — On a warm and sunny Saturday morning in May, more than 30 people gathered at CrossFit Hyattsville (CFH) at 4616-B Ingraham Street for a special hero’s workout to honor Senior Chief Petty Officer Shannon M. Kent. Kent, 35, was stationed at the Fort Meade Army [read more]

PHOTOS: Summer Jam season kicks off

May 22, 2019

Summer is upon us, and that means Summer Jam! The 2019 Summer Jam Series kicked off May 17 at the city building. The Roustabouts played their blues-fiddle music, Smoke Rattle & Roll BBQ came over from East Maryland to serve up some smoked treats, and local favorite Streetcar 82 Brewing Co. [read more]
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