Business

‘Greater College Park’ has benefits for Hyattsville, too

June 21, 2017

BY ALLAN WALTERS — College Park is in the midst of a multiyear plan to remake itself as a “top 20” college town in the country. As one of College Park’s closest municipal neighbors, Hyattsville is in a unique position to benefit from the growth and development that will occur over the [read more]

City grant offers local businesses a facelift

June 16, 2017

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]

Coming soon: Art Works Now, Pizzeria Paradiso set to open in June

May 24, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Art and pizza lovers rejoice! The much-anticipated, long-awaited Hyattsville locations of Art Works Now and Pizzeria Paradiso are opening soon. The nonprofit community art studio and the popular pizza restaurant will share the space that once housed the Marché Florist at 4800 [read more]

Vigilante has top-five finish at US Roaster Championship

May 8, 2017

BY HEATHER WRIGHT — The folks at Vigilante Coffee Co. have a lot to celebrate these days: new cafe service style, new menu items, new location opening in College Park. Now they can add top-five roaster in the country to the list. Chris Vigilante, CEO and “green buyer” of Vigilante Coffee [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]
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