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- Why the Bladensburg Cross Survived a Challenge
- Vegan Soul Food Cafe Headed to Mount Rainier
- Lidl to Open in College Park on June 19
- Four Route 1 Eateries Make 'Best Casual' List
- Why College Park's New Bubble Tea Cafe is Big
- Barrel-Aged Gin Now at Hyattsville's Sangfroid
- How Mount Rainier Inspired 'The Exorcist'
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Tag Archives: streetcars
Streetcar 82 Brewing Co. has been open since July, but it’s now getting ready to hold its grand opening celebration. The Hyattsville brewery is planning a three-day event starting on Sept. 7, the 60th anniversary of the final ride of … Continue reading
Route 1’s streetcar line last ran from Washington to Branchville on Sept. 7, 1958, but you can still see traces of it in communities throughout the corridor. In a history of the Route 82 Maryland line written for the soon-to-open Streetcar … Continue reading
With all the new development along Route 1, the area has gained a reputation as a top D.C. suburb. But it’s not the first time. The Hyattsville Wire came across an interesting news clip from the Washington Times’ May 3, … Continue reading
Long before there was Streetcar 82 Brewing Co, the 82 Streetcar Line used to take commuters and shoppers to and from Washington, D.C., at 5th & G, near what is now the Verizon Center, to towns along Route 1 including Eckington, Woodridge, Mt. … Continue reading
People are already using the next leg of the Rhode Island Avenue Trolley Trail. Although the asphalt hasn’t been poured yet on the extension of a trail from Arts District Hyattsville to Riverdale Park, the Hyattsville Wire noticed at least … Continue reading
If you’ve ever been curious what a ride on Hyattsville’s streetcars was like, here’s your chance. In this archival footage posted on YouTube earlier this year, you can see what it was like to ride the 82 streetcar line from … Continue reading
Every Springfield must have its Shelbyville. Just as the fictional hometown of “The Simpsons” has its cross-town rival of Shelbyville, so too does Hyattsville have its Bladensburg. Except maybe Bladensburg is the ill-begotten Springfield in this scenario. From the Washington … Continue reading