Riverdale Park

Late artist’s ‘Great Blue Herons’ lands in Riverdale Park

February 9, 2018

A new sculpture sits at the corner of a busy intersection, part beautification and part environmental meditation. On Feb. 7, the Town of Riverdale Park dedicated a new sculpture recently installed at East-West Highway and Route 1 at the J.D. Williams Office Building. The sculpture, “Great [read more]

Robert Harper Books slated to close in 2018

December 20, 2017

BY ELLEN TREIMEL — Robert Harper Books, the Hyattsville area’s only stand-alone bookstore, is slated to close its doors at the end of January 2018. The store opened in March 2016 on a short block of Rhode Island Avenue, just off the Trolley Trail and near the Riverdale MARC train station. The [read more]

More than your local book store

March 7, 2017

BY MARK GOODSON — Charisma Wooten changed out of her Jackie “Moms” Mabley wardrobe and joined the audience in the back of Robert Harper Books after her Feb. 25 performance. “This is better than Blues Alley,” she said of the Riverdale book store and concert venue, comparing it to [read more]

Hyattsville Happenings: Jan. 13-15

January 13, 2017

Need plans for the weekend? We’ve got you covered. Hyattsville is a happenin’ place. Friday, Jan. 13: Storytime Pop-Up: Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and more at this innovative collaboration between PGCMLS & Mt. Rainier’s organic juice & smoothie joint. Ages 0-5 years old. [read more]

Riverdale Park Arts Festival honors student artists

May 11, 2016

BY LINDSAY MYERS  — Art is multigenerational in Riverdale Park. On May 1, three student artists were recognized for outstanding achievement in the arts at the 2016 Riverdale Park Arts Festival. Parkdale High School students, Cydney Hendrick and Wendy Pheth, took first and second place [read more]

PHOTO: Jazz at the bookstore

May 9, 2016

BY CHRIS CURRIE — Hyattsville resident Jared Marx on piano is joined by Franklin Wade on trumpet and Danny Griffin on bass for an evening of jazz music on Friday, May 6, at Robert Harper Books in Riverdale Park Town Center. The store will have its official grand opening on Saturday, May [read more]
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