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.

Watch the Hyattsville Library’s Saucer Fly

View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Hyattsville Wire (@hyattsvillewire) on Apr 29, 2019 at 8:59am PDT The Hyattsville’s public library’s “flying saucer” lived up to its name this morning as construction workers lifted it to a … Continue reading

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Capital Bikeshare Keeps Expanding on Route 1

It’s been a long time coming, but Capital Bikeshare is finally getting serious about expanding along the Route 1 corridor. New bikeshare stations opened recently in several key locations: • Studio 3807 apartments in Brentwood• West Hyattsville Metro on Queens Chapel Road … Continue reading

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Federalist Pig to Open Hyattsville Location

Beloved D.C. barbecue joint Federalist Pig will open a second location in Hyattsville. The Adams Morgan restaurant is expanding to a 2,500-square-foot space that once housed The Tire Place until earlier this year at 5504 Baltimore Ave. The location will … Continue reading

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New Peruvian Chicken Coming to Riverdale Park

A Peruvian chicken restaurant is headed to the Arts District along the Route 1 corridor. Suya’s Pollo a la Brasa will move into the former Jey’s Auto building at 5731 Baltimore Ave. in Riverdale Park, across from DeMatha Catholic High … Continue reading

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Route 1’s Newest Delicacy: Chun Bing

The search for the next big thing in fast-casual dining is bringing an ancient Chinese dish called chun bing to the Route 1 corridor. College Park restaurateur Hua Wang — known for local favorite Northwest Chinese — recently opened CB … Continue reading

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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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