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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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24-Hour Safeway Opens at University Town Center

The new 24-hour Safeway grocery store opened up earlier this month at University Town Center in Hyattsville, giving residents yet another option. The new 54,000-square-foot center is one of Safeway’s “lifestyle” stores and features a Starbucks coffee bar, a deli and … Continue reading

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University Town Center Needs Skateboarders

Skateboarders are not welcome at University Town Center. But they should be. The Hyattsville Wire noticed this sign recently at the housing-and-retail development near Prince George’s Plaza. We think it’s self-defeating. As the sport’s fans often say, “skateboarding is not … Continue reading

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D.C. Architecture Firm Redesigns Route 1

A Washington, D.C.-based architecture firm is behind three major projects in Hyattsville and College Park. MV+A Architects is working on two mixed-use development projects on Route 1 alone: College Park Place and the Cafritz property at Riverdale Park. The planned College Park Place … Continue reading

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A Half-Mile from the Prince George’s Plaza Metro

There’s a rule of thumb that people won’t walk more than a half mile to a transit station. It’s a handy way to gauge how many people might live or work in the area around a given stop, so we … Continue reading

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More Retail Space for University Town Center

The new Safeway at University Town Center will also bring some more retail space. Ryan Wilner, who is marketing the space for KLNB Retail, said they are looking for new ground-floor retail tenants and either retail or “quasi-retail” tenants for … Continue reading

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