Material Things in North Brentwood is a new maker space by local artists Katie Aldworth, Francisco (Franc) Rosario and Erin Lingle. With a pottery studio, woodworking and metal shop, community space, classroom, CSA and bakery pickup spot – Material Things is a great new addition to the area! Check out more about this sweet new addition to the Route 1 corridor!
There’s a new arts hub opening in Suitland! Creative Suitland takes an arts-based approach to community development, “includ[ing] existing residents and businesses in defining the cultural and creative spirit of greater Suitland area.” Their grand opening event is this weekend and will feature Thrive Market (with dance and fitness demonstrations, live performance, and natural, handmade local products) as well as performances by Substantial (hip hop artist), Deborah Bond (vocalist), Ni Dembaya African Drum & Dance Ensemble, Black Picasso (poet) and Carolyn Malachi (vocalist). More information on Creative Suitland and its grand opening weekend here!
Colette Miller’s Global Angel Wings Project recently landed in Hyattsville, right along Route 1. The art is open and accessible for all to explore, so stop by and tap into your divine being!
Today is International Gruit Day. And yes, autocorrect, I meant to type “gruit” (pronounced GREW IT) and not “fruit” (NOT pronounced FREW IT). Matt Humbard, Hyattsville’s own microbiologist-turned brewer who’ll soon be opening Patent Brewing Company And Laboratories, drops knowledge about this ancient brewing tradition and lets us know where along the Route 1 Corridor we can enjoy this taste of history today.
Searching for a local family photographer to capture amazing photos of your adorable crew? Then let us introduce you to Hyattsville’s own Erika Nizborski Photography! Erika’s an experienced, award-winning photographer who knows all the fun local photo shoot spots along the Route 1 Corridor and who, most impressively, knows all the tricks for when your camera-shy toddler / minion just won’t cooperate. Who hoo! Read on for more on Erika and her magical ways!
Mount Rainier Library’s grand reopening is happening Monday, January 27th, 2020! There will be refreshments and giveaways for every age!