Archive for July, 2012

Viola Music at the Farmer’s Market

Viola Music at the Farmer’s Market

| July 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Luke Tornatore, a 2012 graduate of Eleanor Roosevelt High School, entertained shoppers and vendors this week.   Thanks, Luke!  (Editor’s note:  this video taught me to turn the iPhone on its side next time.  First time for everything.) Market’s Invitation to Musicians and Entertainers Nancy Solomon, manager of the Greenbelt Farmers Market, tells me the market […]

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Meet the Artists This Sunday

Meet the Artists This Sunday

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

This Sunday stop by the New Deal Cafe between 7 and 9 to meet the artists whose works are on display there now and through August 27.    They’re Ingrid Cowan Hass and Eva Kritt – and here’s a bit about them. Sunday Aug 5 from 7 to 9, reception for artists Ingrid Cowan Hass and […]

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Local AmeriCorps Job Announcement

Local AmeriCorps Job Announcement

| July 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Good news!  CHEARS (the Chesapeake Education, Arts and Research Society) and City of Greenbelt Public Works have been awarded AmeriCorps funding for an 11-month, full-time paid Volunteer Maryland Coordinator position.  The Volunteer Maryland Coordinator will work with CHEARS and the city to staff to recruit, orient, and coordinate volunteers to learn permaculture principles, reduce urban […]

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Firing it up at the Greenbelt Farmers Market

Firing it up at the Greenbelt Farmers Market

| July 26, 2012 | 1 Comment

by Kim Rush Lynch If you are a griller, hopefully you stopped by the Greenbelt Farmers Market last Sunday for a sample of Rita Calvert’s grilled turkey with smoked tomato charred corn salsa. This recipe is a delightful addition to Rita’s book, The Grass-fed Gourmet Fires It Up! This chef, author, photographer and farm-to-table food […]

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Behind the Step Club Door

Behind the Step Club Door

| July 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ever wondered what goes on down the stairs from this sign across from the Co-op and behind Domino’s in Roosevelt Center?  The answer is: 33 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings per week. 2 Narcotics Anonymous meetings per week 3 Chemically Dependent Anonymous meetings per week One Dual Recovery Anonymous meetings per week 2 Adult Children of Alcoholics […]

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Next Reel and Meal tackles Light Pollution

Next Reel and Meal tackles Light Pollution

| July 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

I was a fan of the New Deal Cafe’s Reel and Meal events long before I moved to Greenbelt – combining a vegan buffet, enlightening documentary movies and expert-led discussions is such a great idea.  So almost regardless of the movie, I’m there. But next Monday (July 16) covers a topic I know nothing about […]

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How to follow this (or any) blog

How to follow this (or any) blog

| July 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Here’s a brief tutorial on the ways that readers can follow this or any blog that may interest them, all of which are more convenient than trying (and usually failing) to remember to click on them occasionally, sometimes only to find nothing new there.   Which can cause a soul to lose interest in checking that […]

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Meet the Greenbelter who Bought Proteus Bicycles

Meet the Greenbelter who Bought Proteus Bicycles

| July 7, 2012 | 1 Comment

Laurie Lemieux, a long-time Greenbelter and avid cyclist, recently bought Proteus Bicycles on Route 1 (with Proteus employee Ben Bassett) and you can meet Laurie and cycling husband Jeff tomorrow at the Farmers Market.  They’ll be conducting a bike clinic, giving out tips for beginners, maps of PG county trails, and instruction in changing flat […]

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