Wednesday, May 8, 2013
From Mulligan's Grill to Rip's County Inn to Red Sky Steak & Fish House, mom's got options.
This Sunday, May 12 is Mother's Day. If your mom enjoys a good Eggs Benedict, fruit salad, or other scrumptious brunch fare, you're in luck: there are plenty of good options in Prince George's County. Below, we round up a few. T.J. Elliott's in Bowie offers breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. every Saturday and Sunday, including Mother's Day. The restaurant will also be offering a special Mother's Day menu, including stuffed flounder, seafood carbonara, New York strip steak topped with scallops. For more details, read the full menu online. Mulligan's Grill and Pub in College Park is offering a special Mother's Day buffet featuring roast beef and turkey au jus, fresh asparagus, omelets and eggs, a pastry table, and more. Seatings are at …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
The top stories from around county for the week of April 28, 2013.
Arts Council President, Treasurer Resign After Funds Discovered Missing The Town of Riverdale Park gives annual donations of public money to the organization. Couple's Slaying Rocks South Laurel; Disabled Daughter Found Unharmed The bodies of a man and woman in their 40s were discovered Thursday at their apartment on Muirkirk Road. Community Rallies Around Hyattsville Family After Tragedy Strikes After Dustin Franco suffered a brain injury, neighbors, friends and family came together in a show of support. Jayson Blair, Former UMD Student, Reflects on Resignation From NY Times May 1, 2013 marked the 10-year anniversary of Blair's resignation from the paper of record. Today, he works as a life coach. Arguments Postponed in Cafritz Property …
Friday, May 3, 2013
Promise Place is funded with public and private money.
Prince George's County runaway and homeless youth will now have a safe haven where they can receive help and support. County and community officials gathered Thursday to officially open "Promise Place," the county's first publicly supported shelter for youth. County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III said the county's partnership with the Sasha Bruce Youthwork, Inc.—"a proven provider of youth services to provide federally supported management and operation of the 24-hour facility"—will give these youth a place to receive case management, food, medical attention, and other crisis intervention services. “This initiative represents several years of dedication and hard work from so many committed individuals,” Baker said. “I have to commend …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The annual event brought out hundreds of volunteers and helped more than 80 residents.
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Check out the top stories in Prince George's County the week of April 22, 2013.
Baker Highlights Work to Reform Prince George's Reputation, Education Prince George's County Executive highlights accomplishments in State of County Speech Hyattsville Council Candidate Debate Theme: Moving Past Discord Questions, answers at Hyattsville candidate forum focus on building a more cohesive, collegial city council. Hyattsville Council Votes Down Tax Measure A vote to set Hyattsville's property tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year failed last night before the Hyattsville City Council. The failure to set the tax rate came as some members of the city council said that they needed more information about the next year's budget before they could vote on the tax rate. Police: Bowie Woman Stabs Boyfriend With Fork The assault occurred…
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
This weekend the county will be hosting a number of events to help beautify the community from Christmas in April, a mulch giveaway and spring cleanup.
Prince George's County residents, government leaders and business owners will be coming together Saturday to help beautify the community. According to County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III's office, "Super Spring Saturday" promotes volunteerism and neighborhood beautification. The county is combining three events—Christmas in April, the bi-annual "Clean Up, Green Up" event and a free mulch giveaway—this Saturday. “I encourage all Prince Georgians to save the date of April 27, 2013, and join us as we volunteer together to assist our most needy homeowners and enhance our environment in Prince George’s County," said Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III. "Additionally, we also want to help promote the 15th Annual Maryland …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III will speak to county business owners.
County Executive Rushern L. Baker is set to address members of Prince George's County business community Wednesday morning in Mitchellville. Baker will deliver his "State of the County" speech at the Woodmore Country Club in front of the Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce and Greater Prince George’s Business Roundtable starting at 7:30 a.m. Following his speech, he is set to attend and speak at two more county events—36th Annual Valor Awards Luncheon at Martin’s Crosswinds in Greenbelt, MD to honor the Prince George’s County Public Safety community and The Community Foundation for Prince George’s 2013 Civic Leadership Awards Ceremony honoring county leaders.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
The top news from around Prince George's County.
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Saturday, April 20
Last Day of School for PGCPS Changes Yet Again County schools received feedback on their earlier announcement of pushing back the last day of school. Man Found Guilty in 2006 Slaying of Bowie Woman The victim and her killer were involved in a dispute over child support at the time of the murder. Injured Boston Marathon Spectator Grew up in Bowie Erika Brannock, 29, had her leg amputated after being injured in the bombing, the Baltimore Sun reports. Cafritz Back Before the Planning Board in May Developers have submitted both a preliminary site plan and a detailed site plan for review by the Prince George's County Planning Board.
Friday, April 19, 2013
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Sending Healing to Those Affected by the Boston Marathon Bombings On behalf of the Brahma Kumaris, I want to extend our deep compassion and send thoughts of calm and healing to all of those affected by the bombings at the Boston Marathon – those who lost their lives, their families and friends, first responders, emergency room doctors and support teams as well as the city of Boston and the many international guests who came to run in the marathon. 21 Days to Higher SAT Scores More studies are coming out revealing the amazing benefits of mindfulness meditation. Studies have been done on students where over a relatively short period of time, they have actually experienced not only an overall sense of calm, but they have improved their …
Monday, April 15, 2013
The Prince George's County executive extended his 'thoughts and prayers' to the victims of the deadly explosions.
Monday, April 15
Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker released the following statement in response to Monday's bombing at the Boston Marathon: Today our country grieves again. The thoughts and prayers of the residents of Prince George’s County are with the victims this evening, their families, the participants and spectators at the marathon, and the City of Boston. I grew up in Springfield, Massachusetts, which is not too far from Boston, so I know how much Patriots’ Day means to the people of that region. Marked with the annual running of the Boston Marathon, this is a day of local celebration, pride, and unity that is shared with the national and international community. Today, we witnessed moments after this attack, public safety officials and…