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The Ercoupe Flies Again at Riverdale Park

Route 1’s most famous airplane is flying again at Riverdale Park Station. The ERCO Ercoupe was manufactured by the Engineering and Research Corporation in Riverdale. Designed to be “the airplane that anyone could fly” and “the world’s safest plane,” it was … Continue reading

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Riverdale Park Just Got a Major Piece of Art

Route 1’s newest piece of public art is by a noted Spanish artist. “The Soul of Words I and II” was recently placed on the grassy area in front of the Whole Foods parking lot at Riverdale Park Station. The … Continue reading

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Inside the New MOD Pizza in Riverdale Park

MOD Pizza will have a soft launch Thursday in Riverdale Park. Located in Riverdale Park Station near the Whole Foods, the fast-casual pizza chain will raise money for two causes on its first days in operation. On Thursday, 50 percent … Continue reading

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Playground Coming to Riverdale Park Station

Riverdale Park Station will soon have a new playground. Already partially constructed, the playground includes a variety of slides, climbing areas and towers for kids to play with. There’s even a section which includes a music station of chimes. Developers … Continue reading

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Trolley Trail to Open at Riverdale Park Station

The Trolley Trail is on schedule to open at Riverdale Park Station later this month. The northern end of the bike path has been blocked during construction of the Stanley Martin row home development on the 37-acre property, The gates … Continue reading

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MOD Pizza Opens in Riverdale Park on Oct. 20

MOD Pizza will open at Riverdale Park Station on Oct. 20. The fast-casual pizza chain will join a crowded local pizza scene, with everything from old-school pizzeria Ledo’s in College Park, to the new Potomac Pizza at the Hotel at the University of … 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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Meet Hyattsville’s Indie Rock Band, Blue Plains

An indie rock band from Hyattsville will play at Riverdale Park Station Thursday. Blue Plains, whose sound has been compared to Radiohead, Mumford & Sons, and Wilco, will play a set at Bear Square near the Whole Foods Market from … 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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Study: Demand for High-End Retail on Route 1

Prince George’s County has an unmet demand for more high-end retail, but the Route 1 corridor remains a bright spot. A study by the county planning department found that Prince George’s could generate $1.4 billion more from retail sales if … Continue reading

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