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Pizzeria Paradiso Makes Its Debut

Pizzeria Paradiso held a soft opening Friday night. Hyattsville’s newest pizza place is officially opening for business at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, but the staff was serving pizza and beers a day early to a small, enthusiastic crowd. The 2,000-square-foot restaurant … Continue reading

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University Park to Get New Playground

University Park is adding a major new playground this fall. The town will tear up two older tennis courts near Wells Parkway and College Heights Drive and install a nature-themed playground. One section will be for children ages 2 to … Continue reading

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Vote for the ‘Best of Route 1’ in Our Reader Poll

Who makes the best coffee? Where’s the best playground? What’s the best place to go to yoga, listen to live music or eat Sunday brunch? For five years, we’ve been giving you tips on the best things to do along the … Continue reading

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Cool Off at Riverdale Park Station

There are lots of ways to cool off at Riverdale Park Station as the temperatures go up whether you’re grabbing a beer, or an iced coffee, or playing in this cool fountain in Village Square right across from Starbucks. Forget the Yards Park. The kids can play … Continue reading

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Home Improvement for Kids

Here’s an unlikely place to take your kids for fun: Home Depot. But like other stores in the national chain, the Hyattsville Home Depot offers a free monthly program for kids to learn how to use tools while putting together … Continue reading

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Hyattsville’s New Comic Hero Playground Opens

Hyattsville has a new superhero-themed playground, thanks to Landscape Architecture Supervisor Brenda Iraola and others at the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, which held a grand opening last week. The new Comic Hero Playground is colorfully designed in red, yellow, and … Continue reading

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A Farm in College Park

You don’t have to travel far from Hyattsville to visit a real working farm. The University of Maryland in College Park has a campus farm that is open to visitors during regular business hours. The Hyattsville Wire visited recently and it had … Continue reading

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The Moon is Closer to Hyattsville Than You Think

You don’t have to venture too far away from Hyattsville to feel like an astronaut. NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, a major NASA space research laboratory located in Greenbelt, Md., is a mere 15-minute drive. A lesser-known place on the laboratory campus … Continue reading

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Rise and Rhyme

Every Monday, Busboys and Poets in Hyattsville hosts a children’s music series that has turned out to be the restaurant’s most popular event. On average, between 40 and 50 parents and children attend to hear either storyteller and performer Bashea “Iya” … Continue reading

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