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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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Hyattsville Wire Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

This month, the Hyattsville Wire celebrates its fifth anniversary. In May of 2012, we started this website because we felt communities along Route 1 weren’t being covered well, especially online, where coverage tended to focus on politics and crime. We wanted … Continue reading

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An Interview With Children’s Author Mary Amato

Hyattsville author Mary Amato knows what makes kids tick. An award-winning children’s and young adult book author, Amato started writing at the age of seven when her mother gave her a journal to keep notes on a family trip. She has … Continue reading

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Rt. 1 Communities Promote Tolerance With Signs

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

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Route 1’s Roots Run Deep

Route 1 can trace its origins in part to the 17th century. The U.S. highway that runs through this area was once part of a system of roads connecting the colonies called the King’s Highway. Named for King Charles II of … Continue reading

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Hyattsville’s Catholics Draw National Attention

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

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