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See the Future of the College Park Metro Station

The College Park Metro station will be unrecognizable in a few years. The Prince George’s County planning board has approved preliminary plans for an apartment and retail building just south of the Metro stop on River Road. Gilbane Development, which … Continue reading

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How Prince George’s Metro Stops Could Improve

Prince George’s County could soon take a small step that would greatly improve shops and apartments around the Route 1 corridor Metro stations. Some minor tweaks to the county’s 50-year-old zoning code would make it much easier to have mixed-use developments … Continue reading

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The Route 1 Corridor Puts a Bird on It

Everywhere you look on Route 1, there are birds. In the Woodridge neighborhood of D.C. along Rhode Island Avenue just south of Mount Rainier, there’s Nido, a Mediterranean small-plate restaurant named for the word for “nest” in Italian and Spanish, … Continue reading

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Why the Mall at Prince Georges Just Got Cooler

The Mall at Prince Georges turned even cooler overnight. As part of the ongoing $30 million renovation, the front of the mall facing East-West Highway now includes tasteful white exterior accent lighting and decorative horizontal color-changing LED lights. The lights add a … Continue reading

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How Hyattsville’s Arts District Became Artsier

Hyattsville’s Arts District feels a lot artsier lately. In recent weeks, two loosely related efforts have started to transform the area around the historic downtown along Route 1 with new murals, painted walls of buildings, and art-related events. Urban Investment … 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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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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