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A Famous Bob Dylan Song’s Hyattsville Ties

On Aug. 28, 1963, Bob Dylan was 22 years old and William Devereux Zantzinger was 24. A folk singer from New York, Dylan performed at the civil rights march on Washington where Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous “I Have a Dream” … Continue reading

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Spotted at the Historic Hyattsville House Tour

The Historic Hyattsville House Tour was even more charming this year. This afternoon at a house on Farragut Street on the route of the tour of historic homes, three men played folk music on the porch. Ralph Dubayah of University Park played the … Continue reading

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The Historic District’s Lions Are on the Move

If you’ve seen these lion statues move in the Historic District, you’re not imagining things. The two lions grace the entrance of a historic home at the corner of 43rd Avenue and Kennedy Street. Typically, statues like this face outward, … Continue reading

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The Historic District’s Free-Range Bunnies

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Express: Hyattsville is Charming, Affordable

D.C. commuters saw some nice words about Hyattsville Wednesday. A two-page spread in the “Hot Hoods” section of the Washington Post-produced Express commuter paper highlighted the Arts District, the local arts and restaurant scenes and the coming Whole Foods Market. Metro … Continue reading

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What Will Happen to the WSSC Building?

The key to the future of a major commercial property in the Historic District lies in its zoning. Now listed for sale, the former home of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission could be renovated for apartments and condos or even … Continue reading

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Former WSSC Building for Sale

A major commercial property in the Historic District is on the market. The former home of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, a 115,000-square foot building which dates to 1939, is listed for sale by Ideal Realty Group. The building has … Continue reading

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An Interview with Eva Schildhause

The city’s coolest ice-cream cone started out as a summer daydream. Hyattsville resident Eva Schildhause created a sculpture of a mint chocolate chip ice cream cone which caught our eye last month. In an email interview with the Hyattsville Wire, Schildhause … Continue reading

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What $350,000 Gets You in Hyattsville

For $350,000, or even less, you can buy a 1921 renovated 2 1/2-story bungalow in the Historic District within walking distance to the Shoppes at Arts District in Hyattsville, just two miles north of Washington, D.C. Here’s one home we saw for sale earlier … Continue reading

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Hyattsville’s Coolest Ice Cream Cone

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