While mindlessly scrolling through our Instagram feed a while back, we came across what can only be described as the type of picture a hawt pizza would post to its Bumble profile if it were a human. With its crispy edges, perfect cheese-top-to-sauce-bottom ratio and seasonally stylish toppings, this pizza de Ramona’s Pizza Garden was a 10. (And this is where the veering-into-creepyland anthropomorphizing will stop.)
A while ago, a dear bud asked me if I knew much about Lewisdale, her lifelong home. After all, I’ve been highlighting the Route 1 Corridor for five years now; surely I could wax lyrical about this nearby, tight-knit community sandwiched between West Hyattsville and Adelphi. “Durr, I know Lewisdale. It’s the home of my favorite thrift!”, I responded. “No, you do not know Lewisdale,” she said, meeting my internalized side-eye with a deserved, external one. And Yolanda Rivera-Quintanilla was right.
Dig local history? Then put a visit to the Laurel Museum on your list! The free museum reopens for in-person visits this Saturday, June 26th at noon with updated exhibits sharing Laurel’s history as well as its social justice work. And while you’re in Laurel, why not check out some lovely small businesses in this city, including divine coffee at Sip at C Street Flats followed by a visit to the Laurel Public Library (and its amazing kids room). Still got more energy? Take a walk/run along Laurel’s Riverfront Park, which is right behind Sip. You’re welcome!
Juneteenth, also known as “Freedom Day,” is a holiday that commemorates and celebrates the ending of slavery in the United States. Check out the virtual and in-person events below for places to celebrate Juneteenth in/around Prince George’s County with your friends and family this year.
Looking for activities for your kids to do while staying at home this summer? Then Prince George’s Department of Parks & Recreation Arts & Cultural Heritage Division’s Summer Clubhouse is for you! From creating with clay and colorful paint to drama and music, campers ages 6-17 will find a wide variety of virtual summer camps to choose from. And at about $25 per camp, these fun camps are incredibly affordable!
Wondering what to do with your budding Megan Rapinoe or Christian Pulisic this summer? Sign ’em up for summer soccer camp with DeMatha Soccer Academy! With camp offerings for campers ages 6-18, this outdoor camp will help your child learn new skills, meet new friends, and engage in a fun soccer camp environment with professionally licensed soccer coaches.