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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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Hyattsville Named Top D.C. Suburb in 1903

With all the new development along Route 1, the area has gained a reputation as a top D.C. suburb. But it’s not the first time. The Hyattsville Wire came across an interesting news clip from the Washington Times’ May 3, … Continue reading

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Developer Eyes Hyattsville’s WSSC Building

A real estate developer once again has eyes on the former home of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission. The 115,000-square foot building, which dates to 1939, is the subject of a proposal by Werrlein Properties, a Maryland developer which has … Continue reading

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Trolley Trail Opens at Riverdale Park

The Trolley Trail from Calvert Hills to Riverdale Park Station is now officially open and there is a detour for the remainder of the route heading south. Under the temporary route, hikers and bikers heading south from College Park can make … Continue reading

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An Interview With Maryland Meadworks

Ken Carter is getting ready to bring mead to Hyattsville. The founder of Maryland Meadworks has launched a Kickstarter to raise the last $10,000 he needs to open the meadery along Route 1. (As of Sunday night, he’d raised roughly … Continue reading

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The Route 1 Corridor Puts a Bird on It

Everywhere you look on Route 1, there are birds. In the Woodridge neighborhood of D.C. along Rhode Island Avenue just south of Mount Rainier, there’s Nido, a Mediterranean small-plate restaurant named for the word for “nest” in Italian and Spanish, … Continue reading

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Distillery Coming to Downtown Hyattsville

A distillery will open in Hyattsville sometime next year. Sangfroid Distilling will make brandy, whiskey and the classic Dutch version of gin, known as genever, in a space to the right of the TESST building on Route 1 in Hyattsville’s … Continue reading

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Come As You Art Event

Art Works Now Invites You to our annual Come As You Art Fall Fundraiser on October 14th, 2017 from 6:30pm – 10pm. Come dressed as your favorite artist or work of art and enjoy an evening of art activities, food, … Continue reading

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An Office Building Gets New Life as Apartments

An office building at University Town Center will soon be reborn as apartments. Built in 1968, the 10-story building at 3700 East-West Highway is directly behind the new Safeway, around the corner from the movie theater and several restaurants, and … Continue reading

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Why the Mall at Prince Georges Just Got Cooler

The Mall at Prince Georges turned even cooler overnight. As part of the ongoing $30 million renovation, the front of the mall facing East-West Highway now includes tasteful white exterior accent lighting and decorative horizontal color-changing LED lights. The lights add a … Continue reading

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