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Why Hyattsville Used to Be a Dry Town

Hyattsville started out as a dry town in part because Bladensburg wasn’t. As we noted recently, Hyattsville’s rebirth is being fueled by craft breweries, sales of beer and wine and even a new distillery, meadery, and a Belgian-inspired brewery. But the backstory … Continue reading

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A Sneak Peek at Burtons Grill & Bar

Burtons Grill & Bar will open at 4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 22, at Riverdale Park Station, but the Hyattsville Wire got a preview this past week. The Riverdale location will be the first in Maryland for the upscale chain, which has … Continue reading

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Eat Your Heart Out at Pan Lourdes Bakery

From the outside, Pan Lourdes Bakery is unassuming. But step inside the Mount Rainier bakery and you’re instantly hit with the warm smells of pastries, cakes and cookies being made. Their motto: 100% Salvadoran Sweet Breads From Our Oven to … Continue reading

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Here’s Why 2017 Was Such a Big Year for Route 1

You might say 2017 was the year of the Route 1 corridor’s rebirth and even more is set to come. Last year saw a number of major openings, decisions and changes to the corridor, bringing to fruition a years-long effort … Continue reading

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Momo Yakitori Moving Into Former Nido Space

A casual Japanese-style yakitori restaurant and cocktail lounge will move into the space formerly occupied by Nido in Woodridge. Momo Yakitori will feature chicken grilled on skewers over binchotan charcoal, a popular street food in Japan in small carts or casual … Continue reading

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Burton’s Grill in Riverdale Park to Open Jan. 22

Burton’s Grill and Bar, an upscale sit-down restaurant chain, will open Jan. 22 at Riverdale Park Station, according to developers. The Connecticut-based chain, which has 14 locations from New Hampshire to Florida, features a menu favoring standard American fare like … Continue reading

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Inside the New Vigilante Coffee at College Park

Vigilante Coffee Company hopes to finish interior work on its new College Park location by the first quarter of 2018, possibly as early as January. Owner Chris Vigilante and chief financial officer Ashley Bodine took the Hyattsville Wire on a … Continue reading

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Persian Food Hotspot Hidden in College Park

Moby Dick, one of D.C.’s hottest food chains, gained notice recently in Eater D.C. for opening its first restaurant in Baltimore. But you may not have realized that this chain has been in College Park for a while already. The … Continue reading

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Potomac Pizza Offers 99-Cent Pizza Deal

Potomac Pizza in College Park is offering a large cheese pizza for just 99 cents for readers of the Hyattsville Wire. The family-owned local pizza chain opened its fourth location inside the Hotel at the University of Maryland this summer and … Continue reading

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District Taco Riverdale Park Grand Opening!

The Grand Opening for the District Taco Riverdale Park location will be on Monday, December 11th at 12pm! The first 100 customers in line will receive District Taco swag and a free meal. A portion of the day’s profits will … Continue reading

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