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DeMatha’s Draft Pick Gets National Attention

DeMatha has produced yet another NBA draft pick. The selection of Markelle Fultz Thursday marked the 23rd time a graduate of the Hyattsville Catholic school has produced a pro basketball player, second only to Oak Hill Academy in Virginia, according to a … Continue reading

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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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Hyattsville Signs Climate Mayors Pledge

Hyattsville joined a list of U.S. cities pledging to try to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. Mayor Candace Hollingsworth signed a pledge from 279 mayors to move ahead with commitments to the climate change agreement, which President Trump withdrew … Continue reading

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Cajun Restaurant Headed to Hyattsville

A Cajun fusion restaurant is headed to Hyattsville. BeClaws, which already has a location in Silver Spring, has applied for a liquor license for the spot in University Town Center formerly occupied by Flippin’ Pizza and posted signs at the location. … Continue reading

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How Route 1 Became a Bike Haven

Route 1 has become a great place for bicycling, with shops, trails, bike-sharing stations and strong local support. There are several locally owned bike shops: Hyattsville’s Arrow Bicycle, College Park Bicycles and Proteus Bicycles. And the Mount Rainier Bike Co-op offers free workshops on bicycle … Continue reading

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Pizzeria Paradiso to Open in Hyattsville in June

Pizzeria Paradiso is slated to open in Hyattsville in mid-to-late-June. The Neopolitan-influenced pizzeria will join the nonprofit Art Works Now at its new location in the Marche Florist building on Route 1. The 2,000-square-foot restaurant will be the fourth location for the pizza chain, which started in Dupont … 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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Vigilante Offers Coffee Grounds for Your Garden

If you like Vigilante’s coffee, you can get some to go—for your garden. Like many coffee shops, the Hyattsville hangout offers its used grounds for free to customers who want to use it in their gardens or compost piles. (Starbucks … Continue reading

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West Hyattsville Metro to Get New Mural

The West Hyattsville Metro is getting a new mural, and you can help. On Saturday, May 20, two professional muralists will lead the public in a paint-by-numbers exercise to complete a mural on both sides of an underpass at the Metro … Continue reading

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Why Pollo Campero Chose Hyattsville

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

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