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The Artist Marketplace

Visit The Artist Marketplace at the Mount Rainier Artist Lofts during Open Studio Tour! Unique jewelry, fashion, leather goods and more! Great outing for Mother’s Day too!

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Maryland Meadworks Grand Opening Saturday

Maryland Meadworks will hold its grand opening on Saturday, Oct. 27, in Hyattsville at 4700 Rhode Island Ave. The Route 1 corridor’s first and only meadery will host opening remarks and a ribbon-cutting starting at 4 p.m., followed by a Halloween-themed … Continue reading

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The Trolley Trail Will Get a Key Missing Link

The Route 1 corridor’s Rhode Island Trolley Trail  will get a key extension through Hyattsville in the next few years. The Maryland State Highway Administration is planning to extend the popular bike path from its current endpoint near Franklins brewery south to the … Continue reading

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Inside Route 1’s Hard-Core Biking Culture

Bicyclists on the Route 1 corridor have several options for weekly group rides, thanks to two local bike shops: Proteus Bicycles in College Park and Arrow Bicycle in Hyattsville. College Park’s Proteus Bicycles, soon moving to a new location near … Continue reading

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Maryland Meadworks to Open in September

Maryland Meadworks will open its doors for a series of soft openings in late September and be fully open by October. The Hyattsville meadery at 4700 Rhode Island Ave. is readying its first batches and making minor cosmetic improvements on … Continue reading

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Retro Ice Cream, Floats Now at Shortcake Bakery

If you are looking to step back in time along the Route 1 corridor this summer, visit Hyattsville’s Shortcake Bakery, at 4700 Rhode Island Ave., where the latest additions to the menu include old-school soft-serve ice cream, concretes, root beer floats, … Continue reading

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Shortcake Bakery Has Your Royal Invitation

Didn’t get an invitation to the royal wedding? Shortcake Bakery has you covered. The Hyattsville bakery, located on Route 1 just south of downtown, is offering a lemon elderflower cake through the end of the month. We caught up with owner … Continue reading

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A Retro Design: Hyattsville’s Handpainted Signs

Hyattsville businesses are riding a retro trend popular among hip enclaves across the United States: handpainted signs. Once the dominant form of retail signage, handpainted business names and murals dropped in popularity in the mid 20th century as mass-produced signs … Continue reading

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