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Why Hyattsville Used to Be a Dry Town

Hyattsville started out as a dry town in part because Bladensburg wasn’t. As we noted recently, Hyattsville’s rebirth is being fueled by craft breweries, sales of beer and wine and even a new distillery, meadery, and a Belgian-inspired brewery. But the backstory … Continue reading

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Here’s Why 2017 Was Such a Big Year for Route 1

You might say 2017 was the year of the Route 1 corridor’s rebirth and even more is set to come. Last year saw a number of major openings, decisions and changes to the corridor, bringing to fruition a years-long effort … Continue reading

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Town Center Market in Riverdale Park to Expand

  Town Center Market in the heart of Riverdale Park started as a corner store and turned into a destination. Now it’s expanding it’s outdoor seating area to accommodate an even larger crowd. The Spiropoulos family bought the building in 1988 along … Continue reading

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Whine ‘n’ Wine

Come Friday night to have a glass of “Wine” and enjoy reggae, soca and dancehall music as our dance instructor Erica Rae Gooden shows you how to “Whine.” Register online at mdpaa.org under specialty classes or pay at the door.

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An Interview With Maryland Meadworks

Ken Carter is getting ready to bring mead to Hyattsville. The founder of Maryland Meadworks has launched a Kickstarter to raise the last $10,000 he needs to open the meadery along Route 1. (As of Sunday night, he’d raised roughly … Continue reading

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Distillery Coming to Downtown Hyattsville

A distillery will open in Hyattsville sometime next year. Sangfroid Distilling will make brandy, whiskey and the classic Dutch version of gin, known as genever, in a space to the right of the TESST building on Route 1 in Hyattsville’s … Continue reading

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