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- Vegan Soul Food Cafe Headed to Mount Rainier
- Lidl to Open in College Park on June 19
- Kahvie Coffee Shop Now Open in Hyattsville
- Behnke's Nursery in Beltsville to Close in June
- Why College Park's New Bubble Tea Cafe is Big
- Kermit the Frog Spotted in University Park
- Route 1's Habit Burger Has a Secret Menu
- Lidl Grocery Store Headed to College Park
- Hidden Gem: A Taste of El Salvador in Hyattsville
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- Posh Cycling & Fitness
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- Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center
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- Streetcar 82 Brewing Co.
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Walk past Adinkra Cultural Arts Studio in downtown Mount Rainier at any given time, and you’re likely to hear the rhythmic sounds of African drumming. Founded in 2010 and named for the symbols common on Ghanaian fabrics and pottery, the family-run … Continue reading
In most of the rest of the world, if you don’t have a field to play soccer, you play futsal. But here along the Route 1 corridor there aren’t any futsal fields, at least not yet. Derived from the Spanish fútbol … Continue reading
St. Jerome Institute is launching a high school with a classical liberal arts focus in Hyattsville in the fall of 2019. The Catholic nonprofit has hired a headmaster, who will be announced later this month, to help shape the curriculum, … Continue reading
Ramadan mubarak! If you’re celebrating the Islamic holy month, you might be looking for a good place to eat halal on the Route 1 corridor. Even if you aren’t Muslim — or aren’t familiar with the practice of fasting during … Continue reading
The tiny town of North Brentwood has one of the most interesting backstories of any Route 1 community. Founded after the Reconstruction era by a veteran commander of the U.S. Colored Troops, the community was settled by black families seeking … Continue reading
Two Salvadoran women are opening a new restaurant today in the former site of Benny’s Carry Out at 5803 Baltimore Ave. in Riverdale Park, just north of Hyattsville’s Arts District. Las Comadres, which loosely translates to “the godmothers,” will serve Salvadoran … Continue reading
Guatemalan chicken chain Pollo Campero opened a restaurant in Hyattsville earlier this year as part of a major effort to expand in the United States. The Dallas-based chain, which also operates in several Central American countries, is considered the world’s largest Latin … Continue reading
The national election was almost six months ago, but political lawn signs are still going strong in Hyattsville and other Route 1 communities like University Park. In the months since the presidential election, signs have popped up all over the … Continue reading
A bestselling book about conservative Christianity has drawn national attention to the Hyattsville Catholic community. American Conservative editor Rod Dreher’s book “The Benedict Option” calls for Christians to build enduring communities as a bulwark of what he views as a decadent American culture. One … Continue reading