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Kapnos Taverna Opens Monday in College Park

Kapnos Taverna will have a soft launch on Monday with doors opening at 5 p.m. Mike Isabella’s Greek restaurant will open its newest location at the new Hotel at the University of Maryland with just dinner service. Lunch and brunch will follow … Continue reading

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Here’s What’s Coming to the Prince George’s Mall

The Mall at Prince George’s has been part of the greater Hyattsville community for over 58 years and it’s going through one of its biggest transformations yet. While analysts predict that about a third of U.S. malls will close in … Continue reading

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The WaterHole, a Mount Rainier Community

The WaterHole isn’t just a juice bar, it’s a community. Mount Rainier resident Lisa Harris opened the juice and smoothie bar just off Route 1 in 2015, two years after her father died of cancer, inspired by a desire to … Continue reading

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Hidden Gem: Taqueria El Mexicano

You’ve probably driven right past one of Hyattsville’s best taquerias without noticing. Tucked into an unassuming shopping center on Riggs Road, Taqueria El Mexicano has few frills, but makes up for it with flavor. The restaurant serves dishes from the … Continue reading

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Bagels ‘n Grinds’ Secret: New York Water

College Park’s newest bagel shop has a trick up its sleeve: New York water. Bagels ‘n Grinds, which opened in the Hotel at the University of Maryland this weekend, has a special in-store water treatment system that cost $50,000. The goal is to … Continue reading

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District Taco to Open in Riverdale Park This Fall

District Taco will open at Riverdale Park Station this fall. A representative of the D.C.-based Mexican chain told the Hyattsville Wire they don’t have an exact opening date yet, but construction is “well underway” on its first restaurant in Maryland. … Continue reading

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A Sneak Peek of Old Maryland Grill’s Menu

Old Maryland Grill takes its name very seriously. Mike Franklin’s soon-to-open restaurant at the Hotel at the University of Maryland in College Park will feature a number of signature dishes from around Maryland. The owner of Franklin’s Restaurant talked with … Continue reading

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The Perfect Lunch Spot: Art Walk

Riverdale Park has a fun outdoor lunch spot you may have missed. Discovery District, the 150-acre research park run by the University of Maryland near the College Park Metro station, has an art installation, trails and outdoor seating. Located on … Continue reading

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Alchohol Fuels Once-Dry Hyattsville’s Rebirth

Hyattsville was once a dry town, a place where you couldn’t get anything stronger than a Coca-Cola at a soda shop on Baltimore Avenue. Things have changed, to say the least. The city’s code, updated in 1983, now allows liquor licenses, … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Pizza on Route 1

Want a slice on Route 1? You’ve got options. In recent weeks, two more pizza places have opened in the area at opposite ends of the spectrum: Pizzeria Paradiso, a gourmet sit-down restaurant in Hyattsville with a wide selection of … Continue reading

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