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New Chainsaw Art in University Park

Chainsaw artist Don Becker is working on another sculpture in University Park. A tree stump along the town’s popular Wells Run park is slowly becoming a yellow-crowned night heron, a crab-eating migratory bird described as “more solitary and often more … Continue reading

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Cafe Azul Adds Outdoor Art

Cafe Azul added some outdoor art to its Arts District space. The Venezuelan restaurant along Route 1 brought in Baltimore street artist Michael William Kirby to add three new paintings to its exterior. Previously, the space had signs up advertising the … Continue reading

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An Interview with Green Owl Design

Downtown Hyattsville will get a little more funky this Saturday. Interior design firm Green Owl Design will hold a grand opening from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at its new location inside the renovated Model T dealership on Gallatin Street next to … Continue reading

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Soft Opening for Hyattsville’s Vigilante Coffee Co.

Hyattsville’s new Vigilante Coffee Company opened earlier this week with limited hours, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., through July 18 as part of a soft opening with doors to officially open on Saturday, July 19. The Hyattsville Wire caught up … Continue reading

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Jimmy Carter Spotted in University Park

Related Posts:New Chainsaw Art in University ParkUniversity Park’s Noir WriterThe Second Life of a University Park Artist’s MuralActually, Hyattsville is Into UrbanismSpotted in University Park

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Pizzeria Paradiso Delay Could Be Resolved Soon

A bureaucratic tangle over the Pizzeria Paradiso in Hyattsville could be resolved soon. The owners of ArtWorks and the popular Washington eatery have been in a dispute with the Prince George’s Historic Preservation Commission over designating the dilapidated  Marche Florist … Continue reading

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The Historic District’s Lions Are on the Move

If you’ve seen these lion statues move in the Historic District, you’re not imagining things. The two lions grace the entrance of a historic home at the corner of 43rd Avenue and Kennedy Street. Typically, statues like this face outward, … Continue reading

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Hyattsville’s Next Piece of Public Art

Hyattsville’s next piece of public art will be a former satellite dish. According to the Hyattsville Life and Times, a satellite dish that once belonged to Prince George’s County’s first cable TV franchise will be converted into artwork by Mount Rainier … Continue reading

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An Interview with Beth Hess

Beth Hess is a regular at the D.C. GlassWorks studio in Edmonston. The “crafter-in-chief” at Wunder Around, the College Park resident talked with the Hyattsville Wire by email about how she got started in glass. How did you get into … Continue reading

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Vanishing Glaciers

“Vanishing Glaciers,” glasswork by College Park artist Beth Hess, “crafter-in-chief” of Wunder Around. Related Posts:An Interview with Beth HessCollege Park’s New Hipster SpotBikesharing Comes to College ParkActually, Hyattsville is Into UrbanismNew College Park Hotel Hits Milestone

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