Need to get some work done but could use a change of scenery? Then Route One Fun reader Kate G. has a recommendation for you: Drive to your local PGCMLS parking lot – where free, drive-up WiFi is available 24/7! And if you happen to go to the New Carrollton branch, the tall trees and green fields will have you feeling relaxed before you even send your first email. Thanks for the tip, Kate!
Looking to go pumpkin picking soon? We’ve got you covered with this list of the best pumpkin patches in Maryland loved by friends and families of the Route 1 corridor!
“What is #TasteofGR?,” you ask. Well, it’s the Instagram hashtag to use between now and Saturday, September 18th when posting photos of delish food you enjoyed from any of these 11 Greater Riverdale restaurants. Doing so will enter you into a contest to win a $200 gift certificate to a Taste of Greater Riverdale restaurant of your choice! Not only that: Your entry will also help spread the good word about these local, award-winning restaurants; a much-needed boost during these pandemic times.
The Hyattsville Zombie Run is happening Saturday, October 16th! Registrants will run, walk, skip along a great course with neighbors costumed as zombies, unicorns, pumpkins – and some even as themselves! – at this wonderful fundraiser for our local schools! Can’t do in-person? There’s a virtual option, too!
Today’s Washington Post featured a lovely story about Mount Rainer’s Torie Patridge, owner of Terratorie Maps & Goods, and what drew her to this neighborly community so close to DC. Enjoy!
Quick heads-up, fellow PGCPS parents & community (though most of you *hopefully* know by now): PGCPS is hosting a telephone Town Hall tomorrow, Wednesday, August 25th from 6-7pm about the reopening of schools for the upcoming 2021-22 school year.