Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Since 2008, Prince George's County has averaged an 8 percent tax-revenue growth each year, which can be directly attributed to more shops and restaurants opening up in National Harbor.
What struck Boston resident Karen Manikowski on her first trip to National Harbor recently was the mint condition the complex was in. Everything from the buildings to the sidewalks were clean and kempt. While this may be due to the diligent efforts of the staff, it may also have something to do with the lack of foot traffic. "It was a little bit like ‘(The) Truman Show,’" said the 29-year-old Manikowski, "because it's very pristine, it's very nice, but there's really no sense of realness. It's just kind of like you’re living in a prefabbed world." Like many of the visitors to National Harbor on a weekday, Manikowski was there for a conference at one of the six hotels on location. While the weekends bring families from the surrounding area …
Friday, September 28, 2012
We want to know what your favorite dishes are at this Greenbelt eatery.
There are a few options for pizza and Italian food in Greenbelt, but perhaps tonight you decide to head over to Three Brothers at 6160 Greenbelt Rd. - what do you get? Do you go for a classic pepperoni pie, or get more creative with your pizza creation? Maybe you opt for one of their pasta dishes? Post your menu picks in the comment section below. And remember to rate the restaurant in our directory.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
We want to know your favorite dishes at this Greenbelt eatery.
If you want Mediterranean cuisine in Greenbelt, chances are good you'll head over to New Deal Cafe located at 113 Centerway in Greenbelt— but what do you order? Do you favor the hummus appetizer or the baklava dessert? Maybe you frequent New Deal Cafe for their beer selection or their Sunday brunch? Post your menu picks in the comment section below. And remember to rate the restaurant in our directory.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
The Greenbelt Co-op will host a food sampling and demo on July 11.
On Wednesday, July 11, the Greenbelt Co-op Supermarket and Pharmacy is offering a free food demonstration and sampling. Join hosts Kim Rush Lynch and Ellen Siegel at the co-op (121 Centerway) to taste various natural foods, including frozen coconut milk desserts from So Delicious, and learn how to incorporate them into your lifestyle. According to the co-op website, the samplings occur on the second Wednesday of the month from 4 to 6 p.m. and feature a variety of items from the natural foods department. For more information, visit http://www.greenbelt.coop/cms/index.php/events/food-demos/ or call 301-474-0522.