Tag Archives: Whole Foods

Here’s Why 2017 Was Such a Big Year for Route 1

You might say 2017 was the year of the Route 1 corridor’s rebirth and even more is set to come. Last year saw a number of major openings, decisions and changes to the corridor, bringing to fruition a years-long effort … Continue reading

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District Taco Riverdale Park Grand Opening!

The Grand Opening for the District Taco Riverdale Park location will be on Monday, December 11th at 12pm! The first 100 customers in line will receive District Taco swag and a free meal. A portion of the day’s profits will … Continue reading

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A New Way to Pick Up Holiday Gifts on Route 1

If you like to do your holiday shopping online, you’ve got a new way to pick up gifts on Route 1. Online retailing giant Amazon has placed several automated lockers around Hyattsville, College Park and Riverdale Park where you can … Continue reading

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Whole Kids Foundation Barbecue

The Whole Kids Foundation supports schools and families to improve children’s nutrition and wellness. Your meal purchase will go towards the school garden and salad bar grants that schools can apply for.

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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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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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Meet Hyattsville’s Honey Bee Farm

Hyattsville is home to a craft brewer, a coffee roaster and it even has its own apiary: The Hope Honey Farm. Beyond producing honey, the farm makes soaps and lip balm, some of which you can buy at the new Whole Foods at Riverdale Park Station, Brentwood … Continue reading

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Riverdale Park Station Preserves History

At the entrance of the new Whole Foods is a circular brick structure that surrounds some interesting local history. The brick itself is new. It serves as a protective veneer to an important archeological site: one of only three remaining 19th … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Draws Attention to Route 1

The new Whole Foods has already had an effect on Route 1. The opening of the grocery store chain at Riverdale Park Station has received a ton of attention from Washington-area media. The Washington Post wrote more than one story. Business-oriented publications like … Continue reading

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Inside the New Whole Foods

The new Whole Foods at Riverdale Park Station is opening Wednesday, but the Hyattsville Wire got a sneak peek. The 40,000-square-foot market has 13 specialty departments including a coffee and espresso bar and a Whole Body section, and has six varieties … Continue reading

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