Category Archives: Riverdale Park

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

A Sneak Peek of Denizens Before It Opens

The new Denizens Brewing Co. in Riverdale Park Station will sell six-packs and growlers of beer at a to-go fridge by the door. The goal? To complement nearby Whole Foods, which is dry due to county regulations. “The fact grocery … Continue reading

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How Route 1’s Voting Age Is Ahead of the Curve

A growing number of municipalities are debating allowing 16-year-olds to vote, but along the Route 1 corridor the issue is already settled. Of the four jurisdictions in the state of Maryland that allow 16-year-olds to vote in local elections, three … Continue reading

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See the Art for Riverdale Park’s Purple Line Stop

Riverdale Park’s upcoming Purple Line stop will include some dynamic public art. The Maryland Department of Transportation has selected Boston artist Mikyoung Kim to build a series of interactive sculptures at the stop, which will be at the intersection of … Continue reading

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Denizens Opens May 25 in Riverdale Park

Denizens Brewing Co. will open Saturday, May 25, at Riverdale Park Station. The Silver Spring-based brewery will open a 12,000-square-foot production house and taproom across from Whole Foods as its second location. “This new location will allow us to maintain … Continue reading

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Riverdale Park’s Denizens Plans May Opening

The new Denizens Brewing Co. is scheduled to open at Riverdale Park Station in May. Co-founder Emily Bruno told the Hyattsville Wire that the popular Silver Spring-based brewery doesn’t have “any firm dates” yet but plans to open next month. … Continue reading

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World Cuisine Influences Riverdale Park’s Tapas

The menu items at Riviera Tapas Bar may have Spanish names, but their influence comes from around the globe. The newly opened Riverdale Park restaurant at 6108 Rhode Island Avenue, located at the former home of S&J Restaurant, uses the structure of … Continue reading

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Fresh Bubble Tea Now at Banana Blossom Bistro

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

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The Tire Place Closes, Ending an Era on Route 1

A family-run tire repair shop in downtown Hyattsville closed this week, bookending an era of history along the Route 1 corridor. Open since 1999, The Tire Place was popular for fixing flat tires and quickly handling small repairs for local … Continue reading

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Banana Blossom Bistro Set to Open in February

Upscale fast-casual Vietnamese restaurant Banana Blossom Bistro is set to open soon in downtown Riverdale Park. Marketing Events Manager of Banana Blossom Bistro, Sasha Racherbaumer, told the Hyattsville Wire that they don’t have a firm opening date yet, but that … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays From the Hyattsville Wire

This holiday season we spotted a fruit fan adorning a door of a University Park home. Contrary to popular conception, the tradition of creating a holiday “fruit fan” to post above the door does not date to Colonial Williamsburg. In … Continue reading

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