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Whole Foods to Open April 12

The Riverdale Park Whole Foods will open on Wednesday, April 12. The long-awaited grocery store will hold a “bread-breaking ceremony” at 8:45 a.m. to inaugurate its new 40,000-square-foot addition. There will be various product demonstrations and special deals on the first … Continue reading

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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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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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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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More High-End Apartments for Hyattsville

More high-end apartments are planned within walking distance of the Prince George’s Plaza Metro station. Located on the former Kiplinger Editors Press site near the Home Depot on East West Highway, the five-story apartment building would feature 352 apartments ranging from … Continue reading

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Mapping the Route 1 Renaissance

The Route 1 renaissance is gaining momentum. The Hyattsville Wire decided recently to look at all the major projects happening along Route 1 from Mount Rainier to College Park. We found 13 projects ranging, from south to north: In Mount … 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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Hyattsville, A Military-Friendly Community

Hyattsville is a pretty friendly place to live for members of the U.S. military and veterans. The Hyattsville Wire noticed that more than a few of our neighbors worked for the U.S. military, so we poked around and came up … Continue reading

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A Half-Mile from the Prince George’s Plaza Metro

There’s a rule of thumb that people won’t walk more than a half mile to a transit station. It’s a handy way to gauge how many people might live or work in the area around a given stop, so we … Continue reading

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