Month: September 2018

Spend the Day Outdoors at Buddy Attick Park

Named after the city’s first policeman, Buddy Attick Park in Greenbelt is a spacious and well-kept park with a 23-acre lake serving as the focal point. Enjoy walking, jogging, or biking along the dirt and stone path that winds its way through the woods and around the lake, approximately 1.25 miles long. Canoes, kayaks, and fishing is permitted in the lake with proper permits and licenses. The park also features picnic pavilions with grills, tables, and benches, a paved court area, playground, and restrooms. Locals love the park not only for the recreational amenities, but also because it is the site for the annual Easter Egg Hunt and 4th of July festivities and fireworks.

Buddy Attick Park has a limited amount of parking available and also a Permit Parking Area. Residents are allowed to apply for the Permit Parking Area at no cost. The park is open daily from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. and restrooms close at dusk.

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Amber Spice Offers an Array of Authentic Indian Dishes

Vegetarian dishes factor heavily into classic Indian cuisine, so you'll find a variety of plant-based appetizers and entrees at authentic Indian eatery Amber Spice.

Skip the meat and start with veggie mimosas stuffed with spiced potatoes or savory lentil "doughnuts" with house-made coconut chutney. For the main course, try the malai kofta. It features the house-made paneer, an Indian cheese, wrapped inside of dough, seared in butter sauce, and smothered with tomato gravy. The aloo gobi skips the paneer in favor of cauliflower, potatoes, fresh ginger, and Indian spices. If you're a meat-eater, Amber Spice boasts many options for you, too. For instance, the tandoor-grilled tikka masala comes with your choice of chicken, salmon, or shrimp, and the vindaloo offers lamb and chicken options. Add an order of garlic naan or tandoori roti to scoop up any morsels that get left behind on your plate.

Find Inner Peace at Body & Brain Yoga

Whether you're a longtime yogi or you're totally unfamiliar with a downward-facing dog, you're welcome at Body & Brain Yoga. Its signature yoga classes invite all levels to embrace the practice. The routines typically incorporate both moving and static postures and stretching with focused breathing and meditation, all with the end goal of calming the mind and energizing the body.

The yoga classes are just one of the options at Body & Brain, however. You can also check out a core strengthening class, a mix of stretching and exercises designed to strengthen your abs both inside and out. The energy movement class enlists tapping, dancing, breathwork, and other forms of movement to free up blocked energy within the body and ease anxiety, while low-impact Tai Chi and Ki Gong use slow exercises to heal from the inside out.

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