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Pizzeria Paradiso to Open in Hyattsville in June

Pizzeria Paradiso is slated to open in Hyattsville in mid-to-late-June. The Neopolitan-influenced pizzeria will join the nonprofit Art Works Now at its new location in the Marche Florist building on Route 1. The 2,000-square-foot restaurant will be the fourth location for the pizza chain, which started in Dupont … Continue reading

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West Hyattsville Metro to Get New Mural

The West Hyattsville Metro is getting a new mural, and you can help. On Saturday, May 20, two professional muralists will lead the public in a paint-by-numbers exercise to complete a mural on both sides of an underpass at the Metro … Continue reading

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Vote for the ‘Best of Route 1’ in Our Reader Poll

Who makes the best coffee? Where’s the best playground? What’s the best place to go to yoga, listen to live music or eat Sunday brunch? For five years, we’ve been giving you tips on the best things to do along the … Continue reading

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Brentwood Apartment Construction Underway

A Brentwood apartment project will transform a section of Route 1. Construction is underway at Studio 3807, located kitty-cornered from the volunteer fire department on Rhode Island Avenue, with apartments slated to be available to rent in spring of 2018. The … Continue reading

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Hyattsville Wire Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

This month, the Hyattsville Wire celebrates its fifth anniversary. In May of 2012, we started this website because we felt communities along Route 1 weren’t being covered well, especially online, where coverage tended to focus on politics and crime. We wanted … Continue reading

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An Interview With Children’s Author Mary Amato

Hyattsville author Mary Amato knows what makes kids tick. An award-winning children’s and young adult book author, Amato started writing at the age of seven when her mother gave her a journal to keep notes on a family trip. She has … Continue reading

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New Chainsaw Art in University Park

Chainsaw artist Don Becker is working on another sculpture in University Park. A tree stump along the town’s popular Wells Run park is slowly becoming a yellow-crowned night heron, a crab-eating migratory bird described as “more solitary and often more … Continue reading

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Cafe Azul Adds Outdoor Art

Cafe Azul added some outdoor art to its Arts District space. The Venezuelan restaurant along Route 1 brought in Baltimore street artist Michael William Kirby to add three new paintings to its exterior. Previously, the space had signs up advertising the … Continue reading

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An Interview with Green Owl Design

Downtown Hyattsville will get a little more funky this Saturday. Interior design firm Green Owl Design will hold a grand opening from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at its new location inside the renovated Model T dealership on Gallatin Street next to … Continue reading

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Soft Opening for Hyattsville’s Vigilante Coffee Co.

Hyattsville’s new Vigilante Coffee Company opened earlier this week with limited hours, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., through July 18 as part of a soft opening with doors to officially open on Saturday, July 19. The Hyattsville Wire caught up … Continue reading

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