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  • Dear Miss Floribunda, They’re ba-ack! Last week I found severe signs of rose rosette disease on my Carefree Beauty rosebush, with contorted leaves and reddish sprouts shooting out of other sprouts. I remembered seeing it on a friend’s rosebush in Hyattsville a few years ago, and she [read more]
  • BY JULIA GASPAR-BATES — Born into a large family in his native Guadeloupe, Felix Grandisson strongly values family and his connection to the land. He grew up in a farming family on Basse-Terre (“Low Land”), a Caribbean island where coffee and sugarcane production are the primary industries. [read more]
  • BY DANA PATTERSON — Block party season is approaching. Don’t just attend one — plan one with the help of the Block Party Kit provided by the City of Hyattsville. According to Community Services Director Jake Rollow, the block party kit is a tool to promote community involvement. “The city [read more]
  • BY MARIA D. JAMES — Can I brag — just for a little? If I can say so myself, the Hyattsville Life & Times (HL&T) has a couple of great reasons to celebrate this month. June started off with an email announcing that we are the recipients of an award from the 2017 National Newspaper [read more]
  • BY LINDSAY MYERS — The aesthetic transformation of the Route 1 Corridor into a funky hot spot for creative types is due in part to the Community Facade Improvement Program sponsored by the City of Hyattsville. The program incentivizes local property owners to invest in exterior improvements to [read more]
  • BY FRED SEITZ – Spring brings not only flowers, allergens and baseball bats, but also some small night fliers with unfortunate, unwarranted reputations as rabies carriers and bloodsuckers — our local bats. Although a small proportion of bats do, in fact, carry rabies, any warmblooded [read more]
  • Dear Miss Floribunda, I just came home from a “green” wedding. It wasn’t just that the bridesmaids wore green: the vegan cake was made from organic carrots and nuts; everything in all the other dishes were probably free-range; the decor, dishes, table cloths and cutlery had been [read more]

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