2014 HL&T Holiday Activity Guide (updated 12/12)

November 22, 2014

Have an event that should be on this list? Contact us.   28th Annual Winter Festival of Lights Opens Friday, Nov. 28 at 5 p.m. Watkins Regional Park. 301 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro Don’t want to mob-shop on Black Friday? Opening today is the 28th Annual Winter Festival of Lights, the [read more]

State and local officials announce new incentives for homebuyers

November 20, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Today at Busboys and Poets in Hyattsville, city officials came together with representatives from Prince George’s County and the State of Maryland to announce a new $100 million mortgage initiative for Prince George’s County homebuyers. According to the Maryland [read more]

Police investigate Anacostia River Trail murder

September 1, 2014

  Updated on September 1 at 1:17pm Prince George’s County Police are investigating the murder of 20-year-old Everett Robert Brown in Cottage City.  According to police, Brown lived on Cottage Terrace.  Brown was also the son of Cottage City’s Ward 4 Commissioner, Sheila Butler. [read more]

Mi Patio moves to Brentwood; liquor license hearing Tuesday

August 25, 2014

According to its new Facebook page, Mi Patio, a restaurant with an embattled history in its previous West Hyattsville location, has moved to a neighboring town. The Prince George’s County Board of License Commissioners lists Mi Patio at 4400 Rhode Island Avenue, North Brentwood. Mi Patio has [read more]

Planning board hears bed and breakfast amendment

July 26, 2014

When we shared with you a story about a rental-gone-wrong earlier this week, it prompted several residents to say they thought B&B style rentals were still illegal. That all may soon change for the City of Hyattsville, the City of Mount Rainier, and the Town of Brentwood. On the request of [read more]

Lawyer for Niemann says “We just want to get it right.”

July 12, 2014

According to the Washington Post, the Prince George’s County Board of Elections received a petition for a recount late Thursday in the race between Doyle Niemann and Deni Taveras for the District 2 County Council seat.  By law, the recount has to be conducted within 2 days, which brought the [read more]

Give your backyard a lift with repurposed goods

July 9, 2014

– LAUREN FLYNN KELLY – In between bouts of summer rain and the occasional battle with a tiger mosquito, I love to get outside. My outdoor to-do list this summer includes finally putting some leftover patio pavers and an old shutter door to use as DIY planters. Luckily, the surplus, [read more]

Hyattsville Library moves forward with replacement plan

July 3, 2014

ALSO: County’s decision to rebuild rather than renovate is a mistake Updated July 9, 2014 at 12:35pm During a Friends of the Hyattsville Library meeting on July 2, Area Manager Catherine Hollerbach announced that the county is moving forward with its plans to replace the Hyattsville Branch [read more]

Primary numbers rolling in

June 25, 2014

Rounding up the numbers from races of local interest: County Council District 2 (Democrat) Doyle Niemann – 2,214 (50.2%) Deni Taveras – 2,196 (49.8%) Municipalities: Hyattsville, Mount Rainier, Brentwood, North Brentwood House of Delegates – District 22 (Democrat) Alonzo [read more]
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