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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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Inside the New Vigilante Coffee at College Park

Vigilante Coffee Company hopes to finish interior work on its new College Park location by the first quarter of 2018, possibly as early as January. Owner Chris Vigilante and chief financial officer Ashley Bodine took the Hyattsville Wire on a … Continue reading

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Vigilante Coffee Coming Soon to College Park

College Park will get its own Vigilante Coffee as early as this fall. The popular Hyattsville hangout will open its second outpost at 8200 Baltimore Ave., previously the site of #1 Liquors, with indoor seating for 25 to 30 people. … Continue reading

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Vigilante Coffee Places Among Top U.S. Roasters

The owner of Vigilante Coffee was named one of the top roasters at the U.S. Coffee Championships. At the April 21-23 event in Seattle, Chris Vigilante placed fifth in the U.S. Roaster Championship, with a total score of 240.63, alongside roasters … Continue reading

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Starbucks Opens at Riverdale Park Station

The greater Hyattsville area will soon have another option for coffee. A new Starbucks location next to the forthcoming Whole Foods at Riverdale Park Station opened recently, the first business to do so at the 37-acre site. It’s almost equidistant from … Continue reading

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Vigilante Coffee to Expand to College Park

Move over Starbucks. One of the D.C. area’s hottest coffeeshops is coming to College Park. Vigilante Coffee has one location in downtown Hyattsville and is planning on expanding later this year to nearby College Park, home of the University of Maryland. … Continue reading

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Siphon Coffee at Vigilante

Vigilante Coffee has upped the coffee game in the D.C. area once again. The Hyattsville coffee shop serves siphon coffee—a brewing technique so old it’s new again and one that’s a treat to watch. Siphon coffee makers look like something Bill … Continue reading

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24-Hour Safeway Opens at University Town Center

The new 24-hour Safeway grocery store opened up earlier this month at University Town Center in Hyattsville, giving residents yet another option. The new 54,000-square-foot center is one of Safeway’s “lifestyle” stores and features a Starbucks coffee bar, a deli and … Continue reading

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Wine Bar Slash Coffeehouse Coming in 2016

College Park will soon get an independent wine bar-slash-coffeehouse from a longtime local business owner. The as-yet-unnamed drink spot will be located at 7131 Baltimore Ave., currently home to College Park Auto Parts, according to the Washington Business Journal: They … Continue reading

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Vigilante Coffee Brings Attention to Hyattsville

Vigilante Coffee has brought new attention to downtown Hyattsville. The coffee roaster, which had its grand opening Saturday, was recently featured in Time magazine’s list of things to do while in Washington, D.C. And its new Hyattsville location got a lengthy … Continue reading

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