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Meet Route 1’s First Little Free Food Pantry

Communities along the Route 1 corridor already have a growing network of Little Free Libraries — small outdoor boxes where you can take or leave a book for free. Inspired by the success of those, a group of Hyattsville Girl … Continue reading

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St. Jerome to Open Classical High School in 2019

St. Jerome Institute is launching a high school with a classical liberal arts focus in Hyattsville in the fall of 2019. The Catholic nonprofit has hired a headmaster, who will be announced later this month, to help shape the curriculum, … 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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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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Spice 6 Serves Halal Meals

A second restaurant in Arts District Hyattsville is now advertising that it’s halal. Like the Elevation Burger a few doors down, the Spice 6 Indian restaurant has a small sticker on the door that its meat is certified to meet Muslim … Continue reading

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New Court for St. Jerome Academy

Another private Catholic school in Hyattsville has upped its basketball game. St. Jerome Academy in downtown Hyattsville recently refurbished its gym, which now sports this nice basketball court. The school, which starts with pre-school and day care for younger children, … Continue reading

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Hyattsville’s Catholic Community Gets Noticed

About a hundred young Catholic families have moved to Hyattsville in recent years to help revitalize the local religious community. Led in part by former city council member and Hyattsville Life & Times publisher Chris Currie, this “intentional community” has … Continue reading

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Hyattsville’s Diverse Houses of Worship

For a small town, Hyattsville has a diverse array of houses of worship. Despite having a population of around 18,000 people, the city has churches representing a number of major Christian denominations, a synagogue and a Mormon ward, the larger of two types … Continue reading

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Hyattsville Church Helps ‘Jewish Gospel’ Choir

It sounds like something out of a Hollywood movie: A black church in Hyattsville helps start a Jewish gospel choir in downtown D.C. (It’s not far off from a scene in the underrated “Keeping the Faith,” in fact.) But it’s … Continue reading

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More Retail Space for University Town Center

The new Safeway at University Town Center will also bring some more retail space. Ryan Wilner, who is marketing the space for KLNB Retail, said they are looking for new ground-floor retail tenants and either retail or “quasi-retail” tenants for … Continue reading

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