Looking for great entertainment within a two-and-half drive of Maryland? Then check out the cities of Lewes and Rehoboth, Delaware and Cape May, New Jersey. These beach cities offer music festivals, craft festivals, regular theater productions and a variety of tasty cuisine. In addition, one can immerse themselves in the local history and culture. I […]
By Alexander Tuerk COLLEGE PARK – When construction began in early February on an empty lot of the former Clarion Inn, it was not another pizza restaurant, liquor store or Chinese take-out location that would take over the hotel’s place. Instead, the City of College Park welcomed Lidl, pronounced “lee-duhl,” a German supermarket chain that […]
SEABROOK – The announcement of a new grocery store coming soon to the Seat Pleasant area is the start of a strong effort by Prince George’s County officials in solving the almost decade’s old problem of food deserts in several towns. County officials were joined by Seat Pleasant government members as well as community leaders […]
By Aja Finger COLLEGE PARK — A Columbia Heights favorite has expanded, bringing bold, fresh, “99 percent authentic” Mexican flavors to the county. Taqueria Habanero is known for their inspired array of Pueblan staples and other Mexican favorites. Motivated to meet their restaurant’s growing demand, owners Mirna and Dio Montero opened in College Park along […]
BELTSVILLE—An award-winning urban café here offers a cozy ambiance to visitors interested in trying out a unique blend of waffles and chicken, among other cuisine. Café Rue, located on Route 1/Baltimore Avenue is owned by Cole D. Whaley, an entrepreneur, who says food with “robust flavors” inspires him.
COLLEGE PARK – At a new café, the Board and Brew, hundreds of board games fill wooden shelves. The collection includes household classics such as Life, but also specialty games such as Agricola, a farm resource management game.
One-on-One with LaKisa Taylor, owner of Pretty Girl Cupcakery Pretty Girl Cupcakery is the place on Baltimore Avenue for where owner LaKisa Taylor says customers can buy, “the best cupcakes in the Washington, D.C./Prince George’s area.” The cupcakery is located in the art district of Hyattsville where the D.C. line and popular restaurant Busboys […]