Art Works appeal to be heard October 20

October 8, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT — A District Council hearing on October 20 may determine the fate of the much-anticipated Art Works Now and Pizzeria Paradiso project almost a year after the saga began. ALSO: Timeline of Art Works and Marché Florist building In 2013, Mount Rainier-based Art Works announced [read more]

Purple Line seeks submissions for artist pool

September 17, 2014

The Purple Line, a light rail project to connect Prince George’s and Montgomery County, announced it is seeking professional artists and art teams to produce works of public art. The call to artists is directed at people who work with a broad range of media and work will be featured on [read more]

Vigilante Coffee holds Alley Jam

September 15, 2014

BY BRIAN MINTER  — Dozens of families gathered at the new Vigilante Coffee shop in downtown Hyattsville on Saturday evening for the inaugural “Vigilante Alley Jam”, an open community jam session. Adults and children brought guitars, violins, ukeleles, mandolins and even a few [read more]

PHOTOS: Hyattsville Arts Festival

September 13, 2014

The local community geared up for the Annual Hyattsville Arts Festival returns for its 7th year to remind us all why this area is proudly deemed the Gateway Arts District. An estimated 4,500 attendees were expected to turn up on September 13th along Baltimore Ave. (Route 1) and Jefferson St., from [read more]

Hyattsville Arts Festival featured on NewsChannel 8

September 12, 2014

Courtesy NewsChannel 8. Local daytime talk show “Let’s Talk Live” featured the Hyattsville Arts Festival Thursday. Justin Fair from the Hyattsville Community Development Corporation gave a preview of the festival with two local artists. Watch the whole segment online. The [read more]

City makes changes to parent/child program for fall

September 8, 2014

Features structured program, reduced hours, and staff realignment City staff says residents are excited about the new “Creative Minds” program debuting at the Magruder Recreation Center Tuesday. According to new Community Services Director Jake Rollow, the program attempts to engage [read more]

Arts school launches with new principal

September 8, 2014

West Hyattsville’s new elementary school, Edward M. Felegy, opened on August 25 with new principal Walter Reap at the helm. Previously, Reap worked in Anne Arundel County, where he spent nine years at Germantown Elementary in Annapolis. Felegy will be the second new elementary school building [read more]

PHOTOS: Last “Jazz on the Lawn” of the season

August 15, 2014

Riversdale Mansion. Photo courtesy Rebecca Bennett. Photo courtesy Rebecca Bennett. Photo courtesy Rebecca Bennett. Hyattsville councilmember Shani Warner often brings her family to Jazz on the Lawn. Photo courtesy Rebecca Bennett. Emily Palus often brings her family to Jazz on the Lawn. Photo [read more]
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