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Why the Mall at Prince George’s Is Booming

The American mall is in trouble, but the Mall at Prince George’s is not. While analysts predict that about a third of U.S. malls will close in the next few years, Hyattsville’s shopping center is undergoing a $30 million renovation. … Continue reading

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The Mall at Prince Georges’ Back to School Kids Fair

The Back to School Kids Fair at MPG is a fun packed afternoon that will bring the community together as they prepare for back to school with in store events and mall-wide deals. PREIT Perks members can win school supplies … Continue reading

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Hyattsville Macy’s Adds New ‘Backstage’

The Hyattsville Macy’s is adding a new discount area to its store, the third in the D.C. area. The new Macy’s Backstage will be located on the department store’s third floor at the Mall at Prince George’s, with an opening … Continue reading

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Meet the Winners of the Best of Route 1 Poll

The Hyattsville Wire has announced the winners of the first-ever Best of Route 1 reader poll. A few local favorites did well, as expected. Vigilante Coffee won best place to get a cup of coffee, while Diane Contreras won best barista. Franklin’s Restaurant won … Continue reading

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Why Route 1 Is Getting Another 7-Eleven

The Route 1 corridor will get yet another 7-Eleven, and it’s a good news/bad news kind of development. The new convenience store at 6315 Baltimore Avenue in Riverdale Park is about a third of a mile north of one in … Continue reading

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High-End Red Door Spa Comes to College Park

The new hotel in College Park will bring another amenity to the area: a high-end spa. The Hotel at the University of Maryland will include an Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa when it opens sometime in July. Founded in 1910 by … Continue reading

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College Park Pioneers Amazon’s Latest Idea

College Park is one of 19 places around the country testing Amazon’s latest retail concept. Located in Terrapin Row off Guilford Drive, Amazon @ College Park doesn’t sell anything. Instead, you shop online and pick up your packages in the store. If you … Continue reading

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Lidl Grocery Store Headed to College Park

Discount grocery Lidl will make College Park one of its first U.S. locations. The German chain (pronounced leedle) is planning to open 100 stores along the East Coast by 2018, with the first stores opening in the Mid Atlantic and … Continue reading

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Singer Building Ready to Rent in Mount Rainier

The historic Singer Building in Mount Rainier will be renovated by the end of summer. Built in 1936, the three-story building in the 3300 block of Rhode Island Avenue is being redeveloped by the Brookland-based Menkiti Group, its first project in Prince George’s … Continue reading

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Here’s What’s Behind the Grocery Store Boom

The greater Hyattsville area is having a boom in high-end grocery stores. Yes! Organic Market moved into the Shoppes at Arts District Hyattsville in 2011. An upscale Safeway opened at University Town Center in 2016. And Whole Foods finally came to Prince … Continue reading

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