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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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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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Meet the Bear in Riverdale Park

Route 1’s newest piece of public art is a giant blue bear. Located at the entrance to Riverdale Park Station near the Whole Foods, the stainless steel and urethane sculpture is an instant landmark, especially helpful at what will eventually … Continue reading

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Cafe Azul Adds Outdoor Art

Cafe Azul added some outdoor art to its Arts District space. The Venezuelan restaurant along Route 1 brought in Baltimore street artist Michael William Kirby to add three new paintings to its exterior. Previously, the space had signs up advertising the … Continue reading

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Hyattsville’s Next Piece of Public Art

Hyattsville’s next piece of public art will be a former satellite dish. According to the Hyattsville Life and Times, a satellite dish that once belonged to Prince George’s County’s first cable TV franchise will be converted into artwork by Mount Rainier … Continue reading

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A Look at the Gateway Arts District

Here’s an interesting mini-documentary on the Gateway Arts District which we just ran across that features some local artists and civic leaders.

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Hyattsville’s Car Artist

Clarke Bedford’s medium is cars. The Hyattsville resident, who works at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, was recently featured in a spread on art cars at the Artscape festival in Baltimore. One of his pieces, Vanadu, features a bust of … Continue reading

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Hyattsville’s Coolest Ice Cream Cone

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What’s New At Hyattsville Elementary?

Other than the Little Free Library, we were curious to know what else was new at Hyattsville Elementary School. Earlier this week we caught up with Julia Burton, who is coming up on her one-year anniversary as principal of the … Continue reading

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Fashion

Michael William Kirby’s medium is the streets. The Baltimore artist has long painted street murals and made other outdoor art. His latest piece, “Fashion,” was installed on the side of the former Professional Coffee Shop building two weeks ago. Kirby … Continue reading

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