Route 1 Kids Weekend Guide: February 15th-17th

Port Discovery Pop-Up Play Space, Family Movie Night, Glitz & Glam Kids Spa, Creative Saturday and more inside Route One Fun’s Kids Weekend Guide! Thanks to this weekend’s sponsor: FRIDAY Storytime PopUp! @ The Waterhole Join 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: 10am Where: The Waterhole, 4004 34th St., Mt. Rainier Cost: Free (Heads-up: Waterhole’s menu is delish, highly recommend indulging!) Port Discovery’s Pop-Up Play Space Spark […]

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Route 1 Weekend Guide: February 15th-17th

Get a head-start on your weekend plans! Live play reading in Hyattsville, Washington Sculptors Group talk in Brentwood, Night of Gospel in North Brentwood, Noche Romantica with Kristen Reed and Alex Martin, Black History Month Exhibition in Laurel and more, all inside Route One Fun’s latest Weekend Guide! Many thanks to this weekend’s sponsor: FRIDAY Annual Black History Month Exhibition: Moving Out, Moving In, Moving Up Migration has been a defining characteristic of the Black experience in the United States since the arrival of the first enslaved Africans to the American colonies in the early 1600s. This exhibit explores the […]

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Riverdale Park’s Bella Lifestyle Nail Salon & Spa to Open February 22nd

Bella Lifestyle Nail Salon and Spa is due to host a grand opening celebration of its Riverdale Park Station location later this month! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿ‘ Many folks have been asking for some intel on this opening (eager to get their nails did, I suppose) but I had nothing to report beyond what I already shared here. ๐ŸŽป Lucky for you, me and errybody else, the Riverdale Park Station Blog has been keeping a close eye on development here and recently wrote about the Salon’s imminent opening here. Since then, appears that there have been some delays as the grand opening is […]

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Spotlight: Greenbelt Nursery School, Cooperative Preschool for 2 – 4 year olds

Curious about the local schools, daycare and child care options along Maryland’s Route 1 corridor? Then check out Route One Fun’s Spotlight on Schools series, where local parents share their insight on 11 local schools (including preschools, daycare, public schools and private schools) in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Greenbelt Nursery School In this latest Spotlight, local parent Anna Bedford-Dillow puts Greenbelt Nursery School on our radar and gives us the inside scoop on this cooperative school for children ages two, three and four years old. As a parent who’s had one child go through each of the classrooms and graduate […]

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Uptown Cheapskate Coming to College Park Spring 2019

More news about new businesses opening up along the Route 1 corridor: Uptown Cheapskate is coming to College Park this spring! This fashion resale franchise will be opening up a store in one of the retail spots of College Park’s Monument Village. Thrift & Consignment Uptown Cheapskate, Coming to College Park this Spring! Uptown Cheapskate buys and sells name-brand apparel, shoes and accessories. Similar to Buffalo Exchange, Uptown Cheapskate makes its money buying and selling clothing and accessories purchased from its customers. (Practically speaking, one makes an appointment to sell their gently used, clean clothing, store decides which ones it […]

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Red Onion Records Opening in Hyattsville This Fall

Red Onion Records will open in Hyattsville this fall on Gallatin Street (next to Yoga Space) Red Onion Records is opening in Hyattsville this fall! (Yes, I know I wrote here about Red Onion coming to Hyattsville some time ago, but beyond deciding what’s for dinner, there’s little I control in this world.) Seems though that we’re one step closer to this independent record store opening in Hyattsville later this year. Earlier this month, Red Onion Records tweeted: “We’ll be closing our doors on U St. sometime in March, taking a little break, and opening in Hyattsville in the fall.” […]

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Route 1 Kids Weekend Guide: February 8th – 10th

This weekend’s lineup of family fun along Route 1 includes the Small Fry Club, Soccer Skills, Unshrink My Heart, Zumbini, Suncatchers and more – all this weekend! Take a look! FRIDAY Small Fry Club – Animal Amore Join us for Stories, games, and crafts for the little ones. This month’s theme is Animal Amorรฉ! Come and learn about animal courtship displays and behavior. When: 10-11am Where: Watkins Nature Center, Upper Marlboro Cost: $4-6 Storytime PopUp! @ The Waterhole Storytime tucked inside a delicious juice bar in Mount Rainier! Curious? Check out my post about Storytime here. While in Mt. Rainier, […]

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Route 1 Weekend Guide: February 8 – 10th

So many cool events happening along the Route 1 corridor this weekend! Hyattsville’s got its nontraditional take on Valentine’s Day with Hy-Ball 2019 as well as Trivia Night, a Celebration of Langston Hughes and more! “Snake Telegram,” exploring what it means to “don a pair” in Mount Rainier. Soul Illuminance in North Brentwood. Argentine Tango in College Park & more – all inside this weekend guide! FRIDAY Hyattsville Community Arts Alliance – Valentines Day Chocolate & Champagne A meet and greet with HCAA artists, lovely chocolates and Champagne. When: 5-7pm Where: Fleisher’s of Maryland Arts & Events, Hyattsville Cost: Free […]

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Miller’s Ale House Coming to Hyattsville’s Mall at Prince George’s

Miller’s Ale House, New Restaurant & Sports Bar Coming to Hyattsville Hyattsville’s soon getting a new casual sports restaurant and bar! Miller’s Ale House is slated to open at the Mall at Prince George’s in Hyattsville this fall. ย The restaurant’s menu is full of steaks, chicken, burgers, salad, seafood and over 75 kinds of micro, macro (who knew?!), seasonal and domestic beers! ๐Ÿป Photo source: Miller’s Ale House According to a representative, the new restaurant will be built in the parking lot near the 5 Below store off of East West Highway in Hyattsville. Miller’s Ale House currently has 88 […]

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Get Married and More at Hyattsville Ball 2019: Pyramid Atlantic’s Nontraditional Valentine’s Bash

Pyramid Atlantic’s “Heartbreaker” HyBall (Hyattsville Ball) is happening this Saturday (2/9) and is full of the type over-the-top fun that will set your sweet or saccharine heart all aflutter! (Like sex advice and getting married by Rabbi Weiss. Read on for the details!) Local Brews, Sexy Silent Auction & More at Pyramid Atlantic’s “Heartbreaker” Hyattsville Ball Pyramid Atlantic’s HyBall is a hilarious art party and a fundraiser for the local arts center. Among some of the fun activities at this year’s HyBall: make jumbo valentines with questionable overtures in Pyramid’s studios. Take a ton of pictures in front of a […]

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