North Brentwood

Property assessments skyrocket

February 6, 2016

BY REBECCA BENNETT — When City of Hyattsville residents received their residential property assessments for 2016, many were shocked at the value the Maryland Department of Assessment and Taxation placed on their homes. Those assessments — some residents say they were double the previous [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]

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]

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]

Radiating an eclectic charm

April 15, 2014

Lauren Flynn Kelly Vintage House Parts has everything … including the kitchen sink While driving from Hyattsville to Washington, D.C. on Rhode Island Avenue, you may have passed a building on your right surrounded by concrete planters, rusty gates and radiators. You might have been curious about [read more]

Placemaking grants awarded

March 15, 2014

BY JENNA HECKER — Two Hyattsville artists were among the 2014 grant recipients announced by Art Lives Here at Urban Eats Cafe on February 27. The 19 projects that received grants were selected from nearly 50 proposals, each coming from individuals that live, work or are connected in some way to [read more]

Liquid Assets: The Art and Craft of Beer

June 8, 2013

Back in the day, drinking homebrew was for the brave, the foolhardy or the home brewer. Judging from the talent on offer at Joe’s Movement Emporium on a warm evening at the beginning of June, the likely audience should widen considerably. The Art and Craft of Beer was an intriguing collaboration [read more]