As will come as no surprise to Route One Fun readers, the Route 1 corridor is full of great communities for folks of all ages to live and call “home.” With its variety in housing stock and active aging-in-place programs like Hyattsville Aging in Place, Helping Hands University Park and Greenbelt’s Aging in Place, you may often find older friends and relatives inquiring about searching for an age-friendly home after visiting our wonderful area! Take a look below for some helpful tips when searching for an age-friendly home as well as sample of nearby homes well-suited for aging-in-place.
Riverdale Park will be adding another great restaurant to its growing, enviable roster: 250 Texas BBQ is planning to open a brick and mortar restaurant at 4700 Riverdale Road (former location of Dumm’s Corner Market location / next to Dumm’s Pizza, down the block from Town Center Market). From their existing presence in our local community to their delicious food (including vegan and vegetarian options) and to their commitment to hiring and supporting the local deaf and ASL community, we’re really looking forward to 250 Texas BBQ opening their Riverdale Park restaurant doors soon!
Over the next month or so, we’ll soon have even more room to enjoy delicious brewskies (or vino) at Riverdale Park’s Town Center Market. Work is underway to expand the beloved watering hole’s patio to include its strip of land facing Queensbury Road. More space to comfortably enjoy craft beer, wine or spirits!
The highly anticipated Pennyroyal Station restaurant and bar is slated to open this fall in Mount Rainier’s Singer Building, according to DC Eater. (Location not ringing any bells? Close to Joe’s Movement Emporium and the now closed Bird restaurant.)
Hair Cuttery is coming to Riverdale Park Station. As shared in the Riverdale Park Station blog here, it will be located next to Jersey Mike’s Subs (across from District Taco & Mod Pizza). While not the most exciting news, we’ve always had good to decent experiences there with haircuts for the kids. And for the low-maintenance hubs.
Peg Leg Vintage has closed its College Park location along Route 1; but fear not, mid-century furniture & decor fanatics – they’ve just moved their magic a wee bit north to a new location in Beltsville, Maryland. From what we can gather, the new location in Beltsville is bigger than the College Park one – […]