Archive for June, 2012

Angella Foster: Dancer, Teacher, Arts Administrator

Angella Foster: Dancer, Teacher, Arts Administrator

| June 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Aspiring artists of all types, listen up!  Everyone may be telling you to have a Plan B, your Plan B doesn’t have to mean giving up what you’re passionate about  – what we used to call “selling out” back in the ’60s.  If you’re a savvy artsy type (NOT an oxymoron) like Greenbelt’s Angella Foster, […]

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“Moonrise Kingdom” on My To-See List

“Moonrise Kingdom” on My To-See List

| June 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

I’m hearing raves for the new Wes Anderson movie “Moonrise Kingdom”, which happens to be playing at the Old Greenbelt Theater now.   Click here for showtimes.  

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The case for moving your money, preferably to a credit union (Greenbelt’s?)

The case for moving your money, preferably to a credit union (Greenbelt’s?)

| June 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Move your Money Project was started three years ago as a campaign to encourage Americans to get their money OUT of institutions that are too big to fail and into smaller, local institutions – and for lots of good reasons. started that aims to empower individuals and institutions to divest from the nation’s largest […]

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Outdoor clothes-drying is alive and well!

Outdoor clothes-drying is alive and well!

| June 11, 2012 | 1 Comment

Project Laundry List is a nonprofit promoting the outdoor laundry-drying and fighting the hundreds of (ridiculous) homeowner association rules that prohibit it.  Even in relatively with-it Columbia, MD!  I’ve spread the word in frequent blog stories on this national blog and elsewhere (I love their Top Ten Reasons to Line-Dry) and was pleased to find […]

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Poison Ivy Alert!

Poison Ivy Alert!

| June 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

See the darker green leaves just to the right of the sidewalk?  That’s poison ivy, y’all, positioned perfectly for casually rubbing up against the ankles of passers-by.  And guess where I spied these pesky plants – which bother almost everyone and for an unlucky few, to a serious degree?  Alongside Greenbelt’s Municipal Building!  And it’s […]

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Fritz, our first featured Dog of Greenbelt

Fritz, our first featured Dog of Greenbelt

| June 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Barely out of his puppyhood but already the gentleman, Fritz here is a familiar sight around town.  This handsome redhead is half miniature poodle and half cockapoo, so owner Jeannette Holman calls him a cockapoopoo. Send us your dog photos! Email Greenbelt Live to have photos of your best canine friends posted here for all […]

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Front Garden Re-Do

Front Garden Re-Do

| June 3, 2012 | 4 Comments

As an avid gardener now making a living as a garden writer, I’ve gotta have a garden.  No question.  But the one I toiled in for the last 26 years was too much for this baby Boomer, so downsizing to a townhouse hits the spot.  Not an end unit, mind you – some of those […]

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