Friday, October 12, 2012
Looking for something fun to do? See what's going on around the area.
Patuxent Wildlife Festival Baysox Doomsday Asylum 2012 Haunted House SixFlags “Thrills by Day and Fright by Night” Utopia Film Festival See website for directions and more info. Fallfest at Schrom Hills Park The Vagina Monologues The Community Recycling and Bikes for the World Collection HVFD Annual Open House Saturday morning group bike rides
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Writer Dave Murphy said Capital Bikeshare should give Hyattsville a nod.
Is Hyattsville a good spot for Capital Bikeshare? Dave Murphy, of Greater Greater Washington says so. West Hyattsville already has the highest bicycle mode share of any Metro station, according to Murphy. He writes: "By virtue of the city's permeable street grid layout, the excess roadway on Queens Chapel Road, and its multiple transit, shopping, residential, and other destinations, Hyattsville might be the best place in the DC area to set up a suburban bike sharing network. Assuming Capital Bikeshare expansion within the District brings the system up Rhode Island Avenue towards Mount Rainier, this system could help link the entire Route 1 corridor together while reducing congestion along this well-traveled route." What do you think? …
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Bike race held Oct. 9 at Hyattsville' Magruder Park.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
It's all baby seems to talk about.
Every time we see a bike. Any bike. Motorcycle. Bicyclist. Even a bike that had a broken wheel still chained to a bike rack. My daughter squeals with delight “Bike! Bike!” When a motorcycle drives past us she says, “Bike! Bike! More bike? More?” She also recently saw a segment on “Sesame Street” where Elmo’s dad teaches him how to ride a tricycle. And ever since has asked us to show it to her again, and again, and again … you get the picture. So this weekend, we decided to take her to Toys “R” Us. We’ve never really taken her to a big toy store like this, I mean, other than a Babies “R” Us when she was little. How much would she notice I thought? Well, she noticed everything. The Sesame Street aisle was a particular favorite. She was on …
Thursday, September 2, 2010
Patch's suggestions for Labor Day outings.
Yeah, it's Labor Day weekend, and sure, it officially marks the end of the summer. But why let that get you down? There's plenty to do. *Kick off the holiday festivities in Greenbelt Friday night at the Roosevelt Center for the annual Midway Carnival. Lots of rides, games and food available throughout the weekend. The festival times change each day: Friday, 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.; Sunday, 12 p.m. - 11 p.m. and Monday, 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. Visit http://greenbeltlaborday.com/events-and-activities/carnival-midway/ *From noon-4 p.m. on Saturday check out dinosaur fossils at Dinosaur Park, a 41-acre park in Laurel featuring a rare deposit of fossils from the Cretaceous Period. The park is located in the 13200 block of Mid-…