Gateway Arts District Open Studio Tour was a chance to meet some of the many amazing artists who live and work in our area, including Juliana Vallejo and Julia Walther at Mt. Rainier’s Red Dirt Studios:
|Julia Walther and her handmade pottery are delightful!|
Hyattsville’s Pizzeria Paradiso’s Spring Fest was super fun! About 10-12 breweries to try from as well as live music from the Smokin’ Polecats! 🙂
|Can’t wait for Hyattsville’s Streetcar 82 to open!|
University Park Civic Association‘s Porch Fest, organized by Emily and Jason Jackson, was a hit! Over 15 local bands and musicians performing to the delight of friends and neighbors!
|Interstate Rivals played some post ska/punk band.|
Local celebs Paint Branch Creek did their thang – in Sharon & Fred Werth’s backyard,
which was a dream. #backyardenvy
Memorial Day observance in Bladensburg was a chance to meet these two American heroes:
Uncle Buck (L), an Army veteran of the Korean War,
accompanied by his nephew, Retired Lt. Colonel Robert Kiker
of the Prince George’s County Office of the Sheriff.
Cheverly American Legion’s Commander Joseph Pruden grew up in an Army family
and later enlisted in the Army to serve in the Vietnam War.
Packed house for University Parks Elementary School‘s Art Takeover Night! Such a great way to see the students’ art and partake in some creative art-making yourself!
An eel was spotted in Wells Runs…to the delight of nearby students!