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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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Metro Eyes Changes to West Hyattsville Station

Metro planners are looking for proposals to redevelop land around the West Hyattsville station. According to the Washington Business Journal, the station is one of four that were picked by a Metro planning and real estate committee to seek proposals … Continue reading

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The Moon is Closer to Hyattsville Than You Think

You don’t have to venture too far away from Hyattsville to feel like an astronaut. NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, a major NASA space research laboratory located in Greenbelt, Md., is a mere 15-minute drive. A lesser-known place on the laboratory campus … Continue reading

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Busboys Owner: Hyattsville Underestimated

Why Hyattsville? Busboys and Poets owner Andy Shallal has done really well with restaurants in up-and-coming neighborhoods in D.C. area hotspots on U Street, in Chinatown and in Shirlington. But when he decided to open a location in Hyattsville, the … Continue reading

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Lords of Dogtown

Hyattsville’s newest park shows how far skateboarding has come. Back in the “Dogtown and Z-Boys” era of the 1970s, skateboarding had an illicit reputation, especially since most skaters were doing their grinds and kickflips on benches, sidewalks and empty swimming … Continue reading

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