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Meet Hyattsville’s Honey Bee Farm

Hyattsville is home to a craft brewer, a coffee roaster and it even has its own apiary: The Hope Honey Farm. Beyond producing honey, the farm makes soaps and lip balm, some of which you can buy at the new Whole Foods at Riverdale Park Station, Brentwood … Continue reading

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Is Hyattsville Becoming ‘Surban’?

Hyattsville is not urban or suburban, it’s becoming “surban.” A recent article in the Washington Post quoted a real estate consultant describing some new projects in Prince George’s County using this term. The Town Center development includes restaurants, shops and bars, … Continue reading

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Apartments, Shops Planned for Route 1

Another apartment and retail development is planned for Route 1 in Hyattsville. The Rail Yard Apartments will include a 260-unit apartment building with 33,000 square feet of ground-floor retail along Route 1 across from the Shoppes at Arts District, according to Bisnow. … Continue reading

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New Townhomes on Sale in Hyattsville

Two new townhome developments are going on sale in the Hyattsville area. Ryan Homes will soon begin selling four-level townhomes at Editor’s Park on East-West Highway near the Home Depot, while Stanley Martin will offer townhomes at Riverdale Park Station near … Continue reading

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Actually, Hyattsville is Into Urbanism

An article about urbanism in Prince George’s County has struck a nerve. Dan Reed, a smart young urban planner who runs the Just Up the Pike blog about Montgomery County, argues in the Washingtonian that the county “just isn’t into urbanism” … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Begins to Take Shape

The developers bringing a Whole Foods to Riverdale Park are getting ready to start work on more commercial buildings next door. Set to open later this year, the grocery store is taking shape. According to developers, another building will be … 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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Spice 6 Serves Halal Meals

A second restaurant in Arts District Hyattsville is now advertising that it’s halal. Like the Elevation Burger a few doors down, the Spice 6 Indian restaurant has a small sticker on the door that its meat is certified to meet Muslim … Continue reading

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Hyattsville: A One-Car Kind of Town

Hyattsville is a one-car kind of town. According to the American Community Survey’s 2012 estimates for Hyattsville, more than 60 percent of Hyattsville residents have either one car or none. That’s roughly 19 percentage points higher than the national average. The … Continue reading

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The Arts District’s Unusual Electrical Outlets

In a pinch, you can charge your phone from a lamppost in the Arts District. The Hyattsville Wire saw a Dematha Catholic High School student doing just that yesterday, using electrical outlets that are built into the lamppost’s bases. Not … Continue reading

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