Business

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]

Parking woes chase away The Big Bad Woof

February 23, 2017

BY ALLAN WALTERS — Visitors to Hyattsville’s Shoppes at Arts District are now facing an unwelcome sight: Instead of the expected aisles of organic pet food and unique pet toys, they are met with empty shelves and a “We’ve Moved” sign on the front door of the space formerly occupied by [read more]

Council gives its support to planned West Hyattsville development

February 20, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The City of Hyattsville has seen a lot of development in recent years. Most of that development has centered in areas near the Arts District or The Mall at Prince Georges, but West Hyattsville will soon get in on the action.    At the Feb. 6 council meeting, councilmembers [read more]

Handmade for each other: Tanglewood Works and the Arts District

January 24, 2017

BY HEATHER WRIGHT — A few weeks after opening her Tanglewood Works pop-up store at 5132 Baltimore Avenue for the holiday season, Sue Older-Mondeel knew she was on to something. The pop-up could stay up. Tanglewood Works, recipient of first place honors in the 2016 Washington City Paper’s [read more]

Hyattsville briefs

January 2, 2017

There has been a lot going on in Hyattsville in the last few months. So much that our small staff hasn’t been able to fully cover many stories. Here are a few things to know. City Attorney retires; new attorney named Long-time City Attorney Richard T. Colaresi retired effective Dec. 14. To [read more]

Mall at Prince Georges welcomes H&M; DSW, Ulta Beauty coming soon

December 20, 2016

BY MARIA D. JAMES — The Mall at Prince Georges typically opens around 9 a.m. However, that didn’t stop anxious customers from lining up as early as 8 a.m. on Dec. 2. Their reason? The long-awaited grand opening of clothing retailer H&M. The ribbon-cutting ceremony started at noon, after [read more]
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