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- You Can Now Taste Christian Heurich's Beer
- The Story of Hyattsville's Forgotten Dairy Farm
- Why the Bladensburg Cross Survived a Challenge
- Vegan Soul Food Cafe Headed to Mount Rainier
- Lidl to Open in College Park on June 19
- Four Route 1 Eateries Make 'Best Casual' List
- Barrel-Aged Gin Now at Hyattsville's Sangfroid
- Why College Park's New Bubble Tea Cafe is Big
- How Mount Rainier Inspired 'The Exorcist'
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Author Archives: Alison Beckwith
After contracting tuberculosis while serving in the military overseas, Edmonston resident Renette Dallas became focused on her own health. Switching careers from civil engineering, she studied naturopathy, became a personal trainer and created her own brand of all-natural popcorn as … Continue reading
It’s out with the old and in with the new at the site of the Hyattsville library. Prince George’s County began tearing down the old public library in earnest this week, although the historic saucer at the entrance on Adelphi … Continue reading
The new Bella Lifestyle Nail Salon and Spa will hold its grand opening on Sunday, March 24, at 4575 Van Buren St. at Riverdale Park Station, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. During the grand opening, coffee, tea and red … Continue reading
Cuban coffee shop Kahvie will open in Hyattsville on April 10. Located within the Vie Towers at University Town Center, Kahvie will serve Cuban-style coffee from woman-owned Grand Havana Coffee, including specialty drinks like cafecitos and cortaditos. The cafe will … Continue reading
As part of the rollout of its menu, Banana Blossom Bistro’s bubble tea station is now open, and its drinks are made using all fresh ingredients. Marketing Events Manager Sasha Racherbaumer told the Hyattsville Wire that the upscale fast casual … Continue reading
The debate over renaming Magruder Park in Hyattsville is moving forward. Council member Joseph Solomon has proposed directing the city administrator and/or city attorney to spend four months researching whether it’s possible for the city to rename the park without … Continue reading
Pizzeria Paradiso chef Ruth Gresser is a semifinalist for a prestigious James Beard award as outstanding restaurateur. Given annually by the James Beard Foundation since 1990, the awards recognize chefs, restaurateurs, authors and journalists who have contributed significantly to food … Continue reading
A coffee shop is headed to downtown Riverdale Park near two new restaurants, another sign of the area’s resurgence. The new cafe will be located in the building at 4701 Queensbury Ave., across the street from Riviera Tapas, Banana Blossom … Continue reading
A fast-casual teriyaki grill opened Thursday in Arts District Hyattsville. Kaizen Teriyaki opened in the former location of the Hair Cuttery next to Chipotle and Tara Thai at 5501 Baltimore Ave., Suite 103. Along with teriyaki, the restaurant offers standard … Continue reading
A long-awaited Spanish-Mexican restaurant has joined Riverdale Park’s growing dining scene. Area resident Hugo Bonilla has opened Riviera Tapas with a limited menu during its soft launch, with more menu items to be added in the coming days. The full … Continue reading