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.

Capital Bikeshare Coming to Brentwood

Studio 3807 in Brentwood is adding another amenity: bikesharing. The new apartment building at 3807 Rhode Island Ave., will install a Capital Bikeshare rack on Thursday, April 18, extending the popular bikesharing service along Route 1 corridor. The rack is … Continue reading

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Hyattsville’s Electric Bolt Police Car First in U.S.

Hyattsville’s electric police car was the first of its kind. When the Hyattsville Police Department added a Chevrolet Bolt to its fleet in September of 2017, it became the first electric patrol vehicle in the state and the first Bolt … Continue reading

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Route 1 Corridor’s Very Own All-Natural Popcorn

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

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New Board Game Inspired by Lake Artemesia

The Route 1 corridor is an excellent area for birding, so it makes sense that game designer with local ties is behind a new board game based on it. Former health care policy consultant Elizabeth Hargrave designed Wingspan, a card-driven … Continue reading

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Demolition Begins at Hyattsville Library Site

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

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Coming Soon to College Park: Electric Scooters?

Scooter ridesharing may be coming soon to College Park. Electric scooters, which can be rented on an app, have become the latest entrant in the burgeoning urban hipster transportation market. They can be seen in less inhibited parts of Washington … Continue reading

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Inside the New Bella Salon in Riverdale Park

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

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Cuban Coffee Shop Kahvie Opens April 10

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

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Greenbelt Mall’s Redevelopment Moves Ahead

A plan to dramatically revamp the Beltway Plaza mall in Greenbelt was approved by a county planning commission last week. In the near future, that will mean between 175 and 250 townhomes on Breezewood Road on the northern part of … Continue reading

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Try Out Route 1’s Five-Course Dinner

Four of the Route 1 corridor’s most interesting small businesses are working together to offer a five-course dinner and tasting event later this month. Sangfroid Distilling, Streetcar 82 Brewing Co. and Maryland Meadworks are partnering with Franklins restaurant for the … Continue reading

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