Adults’ Weekend Guide: March 1st-4th

Pyramid’s Book Arts Fair kicks off Friday! **3/2 Update: Due to inclement weather, please call ahead to confirm event is still on!Get a head start on planning your weekend, Route One! Pyramid Atlantic’s Book Arts Fair kicks off with a fun party Friday evening, Saturday will see the unveiling of the “Couriers to Congress” highway marker in Hyattsville, bidding and revelry at University Park Elementary School PTA’s Silent Auction, First Friday: #BlackGirlMagic in North Brentwood, Us & Us Only in College Park, Tour de Brew & so much more, all below!  Special thanks to our sponsor of this Weekend Guide! THURSDAY Mixed Monologues […]

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Saturday: Unveiling of Highway Marker Commemorating Suffrage Procession Along Route One

The “Couriers to Congress” motorcade leaves Hyattsville bound for the US Capitol 📷 source: Maryland Historical Trust Many events to look forward to this weekend (all of which will be included in forthcoming Weekend Guides! 👏) including the unveiling of the “Couriers to Congress” Highway Marker at US 1/ Rhode Island Ave at 41st Place, in front of Melrose Park, where women rallied in 1914 before parading down Rhode Island Avenue to present 75,000 signed petitions to U.S. Senators considering granting women the right to vote. When: 10amWhere: 4666 Rhode Island Ave (Melrose Park (where skate park is located));**According to an email […]

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Five Guys, Chipotle, Mezeh Grill & Golden Krust Opening Soon at Mall at Prince George’s!

On our way in to do a bit of shopping at the Mall at Prince George’s today, we noticed a number of storefronts looking like they’re ready / almost ready to open, including Five Guys, Chipotle and Golden Krust! Especially looking forward to Mezeh Grill (& its plentiful vegetarian options) opening soon!  Also noticed that Golden Krust looks like it’s getting ready to reopen and Chelsea’s Beauty Supply recently reopened, looking so fresh and so clean, clean. 😄 Last August, I shared word here about the updates to the Mall at Prince Georges. Seeing the updates come to life and […]

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Five Guys, Chipotle, Mezeh Grill & Golden Krust Opening Soon at Mall at Prince George’s!

On our way in to do a bit of shopping at the Mall at Prince George’s today, we noticed a number of storefronts looking like they’re ready / almost ready to open, including Five Guys, Chipotle and Golden Krust! Especially looking forward to Mezeh Grill (& its plentiful vegetarian options) opening soon!  Also noticed that Golden Krust looks like it’s getting ready to reopen and Chelsea’s Beauty Supply recently reopened, looking so fresh and so clean, clean. 😄 Last August, I shared word here about the updates to the Mall at Prince Georges. Seeing the updates come to life and […]

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Kids’ Weekend Guide: Feb. 23rd-25th

Freestyle Rap Battle for the young’ns, Superheroes Brushing & Eating Fruits & Veg event, African-American History Amazing Race, Roller Skating Fundraiser, Kids Koders, Arts Drop-In & more, below! **University Park Elementary School Auction is next Saturday! Get your ticket here! FRIDAY  Storytime PopUp! @ The WaterholeJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more at this innovation collaboration between PGCMLS & Mt. Rainier’s fabulous organic juice & smoothie joint, The Waterhole. Best for 0-5 years old. Curious? Click here for my review of The Waterhole!When: 10amWhere: The Waterhole, 4004 34th St., Mt. RainierCost: Free (Heads-up: Waterhole’s menu is delish, highly recommend indulging!) Smaland […]

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Adults’ Weekend Guide: Feb. 22nd-25th

Funky Dawgz play MilkBoy ArtHouse this Thursday! 📷: MKDevo Sneak peek: Funky Dawgz Brass Band brings their New Orleans R & B to town, History of Maryland Politics teaches us a thing or two, Mens Chorus Invitational will have you singing a new tune, free Meditation to keep you centered (as if! 😄), Black Renaissance Networking Event, Bowlero Bowl Grand Opening Party & more, all in your Adults’ Weekend Guide! Did I miss anything? Add it to the comments below! THURSDAY Riverdale Park Farmers MarketGet your fresh and local produce right here! We love strolling around the Riverdale Park Farmers […]

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Support Our Students + Get Tickets NOW for University Park Elementary School Auction!

One of the lovely displays from last year’s auction! Got plans for Saturday, March 3rd? How does spending an evening with fun buds + wine/beer + live music all  while supporting a great cause sound to you? Amazing, right?! Then get on it!  Buy your ticket here to join our local communities at University Park Elementary School’s Silent Auction, folks! Any and all are welcome to attend. I’ll be there. We can chill and you can tell me the next post you’d like to see me do! 😃 You don’t need to have a child at the school to attend; just an interest in […]

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Kid’s Dentist? Check out Children’s Choice Pediatric Dentistry!

If you’re like me, lining up your kiddo’s dentist appointment is right up there on the list of things you really should do but don’t really want to do. It’s not that you don’t want your child to have healthy teeth (though they do have another set under there; just sayin’ 😉 ); it’s that your child’s first visit to the dentist is a BIG DEAL so you’re still researching options. I get it. After all, a good visit will mean that Disney songbirds will gleefully chirp all around you as you schedule the next appointment. A bad visit may have you […]

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Fluorescent Motherhood. “Rips” by Amy Hughes Braden

“Woundhead” by Amy Hughes Braden I’m not sure if it was the bright, fluorescent colors of the images that drew me in or if it was the words Amy Hughes Braden used to describe her latest show at Red Dirt Studio that struck a chord, filled with references to the insane expectations on motherhood. Either way, when the announcement for the opening reception of her latest exhibits, Rips, found it way into my Facebook feed, I knew I wanted to check it out. Braden describes her latest exhibit this way: “Shitty diapers and mountains of laundry take up space not […]

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Kids’ Weekend Guide: Feb. 16th-19th (Presidents’ Day Wknd)

This weekend’s rockin’ with fun activities like Bibliobop, Leap, Jump & Jam, Kid Koders, African Folktales, Peter and the Wolf Concert, face painting, balloon twisting & more – all in this Kids’ Weekend Guide! Special thanks to our sponsor of this Weekend Guide! FRIDAY Storytime PopUp! @ The WaterholeJoin us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more at this innovation collaboration between PGCMLS & Mt. Rainier’s fabulous organic juice & smoothie joint, The Waterhole. Best for 0-5 years old. Curious? Click here for my review of The Waterhole!When: 10amWhere: The Waterhole, 4004 34th St., Mt. RainierCost: Free (Heads-up: Waterhole’s menu is delish, highly recommend […]

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