Category Archives: Hyattsville

Stories about Hyattsville, Maryland, in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., with a focus on arts, culture, history, real estate and development.

Here’s What’s Coming to the Prince George’s Mall

The Mall at Prince George’s has been part of the greater Hyattsville community for over 58 years and it’s going through one of its biggest transformations yet. While analysts predict that about a third of U.S. malls will close in … Continue reading

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Hidden Gem: Taqueria El Mexicano

You’ve probably driven right past one of Hyattsville’s best taquerias without noticing. Tucked into an unassuming shopping center on Riggs Road, Taqueria El Mexicano has few frills, but makes up for it with flavor. The restaurant serves dishes from the … Continue reading

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See the Plans for Apartments Behind the Mall

Construction is underway on a new apartment complex behind the Mall at Prince George’s. The building at 3420 Toledo Terrace is the latest project as part of a larger overhaul of the area. When complete, it will join the nearby 3350 at … Continue reading

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Row Homes Selling Well at Editor’s Park

The townhomes at Editor’s Park in Hyattsville are almost halfway sold. A map at the row home development on East-West Highway near the Home Depot shows 54 have been sold already, about half the houses that will be available in … Continue reading

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A Sneak Peek of Old Maryland Grill’s Menu

Old Maryland Grill takes its name very seriously. Mike Franklin’s soon-to-open restaurant at the Hotel at the University of Maryland in College Park will feature a number of signature dishes from around Maryland. The owner of Franklin’s Restaurant talked with … Continue reading

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Meet Hyattsville’s Indie Rock Band, Blue Plains

An indie rock band from Hyattsville will play at Riverdale Park Station Thursday. Blue Plains, whose sound has been compared to Radiohead, Mumford & Sons, and Wilco, will play a set at Bear Square near the Whole Foods Market from … Continue reading

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Why the Mall at Prince George’s Is Booming

The American mall is in trouble, but the Mall at Prince George’s is not. While analysts predict that about a third of U.S. malls will close in the next few years, Hyattsville’s shopping center is undergoing a $30 million renovation. … Continue reading

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An Interview with Streetcar 82 Brewing Co.

Hyattsville’s newest brewery is gaining a lot of attention. Streetcar 82 Brewing Co., which is set to open in a former auto garage on Route 1 not far from Pizzeria Paradiso, will be a Belgian-inspired brewery. The Hyattsville Wire caught … Continue reading

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Vigilante Coffee Coming Soon to College Park

College Park will get its own Vigilante Coffee as early as this fall. The popular Hyattsville hangout will open its second outpost at 8200 Baltimore Ave., previously the site of #1 Liquors, with indoor seating for 25 to 30 people. … Continue reading

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Alchohol Fuels Once-Dry Hyattsville’s Rebirth

Hyattsville was once a dry town, a place where you couldn’t get anything stronger than a Coca-Cola at a soda shop on Baltimore Avenue. Things have changed, to say the least. The city’s code, updated in 1983, now allows liquor licenses, … Continue reading

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