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An Office Building Gets New Life as Apartments

An office building at University Town Center will soon be reborn as apartments. Built in 1968, the 10-story building at 3700 East-West Highway is directly behind the new Safeway, around the corner from the movie theater and several restaurants, and … Continue reading

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BeClaws Cajun Restaurant Opens in Hyattsville

BeClaws Cajun-fusion restaurant opened in Hyattsville last week. The University Town Center location is the second for the chain, which was started in Wheaton by Vu Huynh, who also runs frozen yogurt chain Yogiberry. The restaurant focuses on seafood, with Cajun and Asian influences. … Continue reading

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Cajun Restaurant Headed to Hyattsville

A Cajun fusion restaurant is headed to Hyattsville. BeClaws, which already has a location in Silver Spring, has applied for a liquor license for the spot in University Town Center formerly occupied by Flippin’ Pizza and posted signs at the location. … Continue reading

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Why Pollo Campero Chose Hyattsville

Guatemalan chicken chain Pollo Campero opened a restaurant in Hyattsville earlier this year as part of a major effort to expand in the United States. The Dallas-based chain, which also operates in several Central American countries, is considered the world’s largest Latin … Continue reading

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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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Hyattsville’s New BonChon Now Open

Over the weekend the Hyattsville Wire tried out the new BonChon Korean fried chicken restaurant at University Town Center, which had its grand opening last week. While we didn’t have time to try their signature fried chicken dish (about a … Continue reading

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BonChon Hyattsville is Hiring

The Hyattsville BonChon Chicken is getting closer to reality. A flier posted on the door of the location next to Regal Cinemas at University Town Center said that the South Korean fried chicken restaurant is hiring servers, bartenders and order takers. Although the … Continue reading

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BonChon Coming to University Town Center

BonChon Chicken is coming to University Town Center. The South Korean fried chicken restaurant chain, which has six locations in Virginia and two in Maryland, will take over the space being vacated by Hank’s Tavern and Eats, according to the Hyattsville … Continue reading

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Hank’s Tavern to Close This Month

Hank’s Tavern and Eats at University Town Center will close on April 20. The restaurant, which serves standard American fare, has had a loyal customer base since it opened in 2008. Backed by Washington celebrity chef Geoff Tracy, who has since … Continue reading

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