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The Women’s March That Started in Hyattsville

This weekend was not the first time that women have marched on Washington. In fact, one women’s march that took place more than a century ago started in Hyattsville. On July 31, 1913, a group of 500 women traveled from … Continue reading

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Why Hyattsville Used to Be a Dry Town

Hyattsville started out as a dry town in part because Bladensburg wasn’t. As we noted recently, Hyattsville’s rebirth is being fueled by craft breweries, sales of beer and wine and even a new distillery, meadery, and a Belgian-inspired brewery. But the backstory … Continue reading

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Art of Resistance

Thursday, January 18 7:00pm – 9:30pm FREE Suggested donation: $5 15 years or older Join us for a night of screenprinting and discussing current events at our ARTivist workshop. Posters to make protest art will be supplied. If you’d like … Continue reading

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Former Jey’s Auto Site Gets a Makeover

Owner Jey Edward is fixing up the former gas station at the northern corner of the Arts District. The Silver Spring business owner has long sparred with the city of Riverdale Park over the future of the site, but he … Continue reading

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An Interview With Artist Clara Cornelius

As an artist, Clara Cornelius makes — and then remakes. The designer in residence at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, the University Park resident specializes in digital collage, taking photos and making drawings that she then incorporates into fantastical panoramas. Her exhibit, … Continue reading

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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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In Memory of Hyattsville Author Richard Morris

Richard Morris, a Vietnam veteran and home builder who had a second act as a socially conscious novelist, died in late November. Starting in 2007, the Hyattsville author wrote four novels touching on such major themes as the futility of … Continue reading

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Gingerbread House Holiday Hullabaloo (FREE)

Join us December 16th between Noon and 3pm for Art Works Now’s annual Gingerbread House Holiday Hullabaloo. Our gingerbread house workshop is a FREE community event. Adults, children, and families are all welcome. You may even see Santa Claus! We … Continue reading

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A New Way to Pick Up Holiday Gifts on Route 1

If you like to do your holiday shopping online, you’ve got a new way to pick up gifts on Route 1. Online retailing giant Amazon has placed several automated lockers around Hyattsville, College Park and Riverdale Park where you can … Continue reading

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Go Inside the Hyattsville Library One Last Time

Before the old Hyattsville public library goes, a librarian decided to pay a final visit. In an episode of “Hard Hat Librarian,” Prince George’s County library system manager Michael Gannon gives a deadpan tour of the historic library, set to be … Continue reading

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