Category Archives: Hyattsville

Townhomes Coming to West Hyattsville

The area around the West Hyattsville Metro station is getting a new development. The city appears on track to approve a new mixed-use development on Ager Road that will include 183 townhomes, 300 apartments, 9,000 square feet of retail and … Continue reading

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Tanglewood Makes Hyattsville Home

Another sign that Hyattsville is getting hipper: It now has Tanglewood Works, an upcycling store. Also known as “creative reuse,” the idea behind upcycling is taking used goods that might be a little too young to qualify as antiques and turning … Continue reading

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New Townhomes on Sale in Hyattsville

Two new townhome developments are going on sale in the Hyattsville area. Ryan Homes will soon begin selling four-level townhomes at Editor’s Park on East-West Highway near the Home Depot, while Stanley Martin will offer townhomes at Riverdale Park Station near … Continue reading

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Prince George’s Real Estate Tops D.C. Metro

Prince George’s County is one of the best places to buy a home in the Washington area. An analysis of real estate sales this year by the Washington Post found that the metro area is having one of its strongest years since … Continue reading

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College Park’s New Hipster Spot

College Park is borrowing a little bit of hipness from Philadelphia. Next year, MilkBoy+ArtHouse will open on Route 1 next to Ten Ren’s Tea Time. It will be a partnership between MilkBoy, a live music venue and restaurant from the City of … Continue reading

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Prince George’s Mall Slated for Remodel

The Mall at Prince George’s is getting an upgrade. The mall’s owners, a publicly traded real-estate investment group, have committed to a $30 million renovation, including new exteriors, entrances and storefronts. Work is expected to begin early next year and finish … Continue reading

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“Cheap Eats” Recognizes Route 1

Three Hyattsville restaurants made the annual influential Washingtonian “Cheap Eats” list. Cafe Azul-Caracas de Ayer, which serves authentic Venezuelan food; Spice 6, a Chipotle-style Indian restaurant; and Shagga Coffee & Restaurant, which serves Ethiopian food, all made the Washingtonian‘s list … Continue reading

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Bikesharing Comes to College Park

Bike-sharing has finally come to College Park, moving the greater Hyattsville area closer to a more comprehensive transportation system. The University of Maryland and the city of College Park launched a bike-sharing program called mBike, using bicycles supplied and maintained by … Continue reading

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Siphon Coffee at Vigilante

Vigilante Coffee has upped the coffee game in the D.C. area once again. The Hyattsville coffee shop serves siphon coffee—a brewing technique so old it’s new again and one that’s a treat to watch. Siphon coffee makers look like something Bill … Continue reading

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Actually, Hyattsville is Into Urbanism

An article about urbanism in Prince George’s County has struck a nerve. Dan Reed, a smart young urban planner who runs the Just Up the Pike blog about Montgomery County, argues in the Washingtonian that the county “just isn’t into urbanism” … Continue reading

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