Hyattsville

Then & Now: Unmapping segregation

February 22, 2018

BY STUART EISENBERG — With debates ranging regionally over the legacy of tolerating monuments to leaders of the Confederacy in public spaces, one may ponder, “What does institutional racism look like locally? Where does it dwell in Hyattsville?” One form in which I find institutional racism [read more]

Sign of change: Nicholson St. to receive traffic signal

February 21, 2018

BY MARIA D. JAMES — Applause filled the room inside the Municipal Building on Jan. 17, when Gregory Slater, administrator of the Maryland Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) State Highway Administration, announced that a traffic light will go up at the intersection of Nicholson Street and [read more]

Community builder receives Employee of the Year award

February 21, 2018

BY MEAGAN MILLER — Approximately two years ago, City Administrator Tracy Nicholson and Director of Community & Economic Development Jim Chandler were looking for someone who could help the City of Hyattsville’s Community & Economic Development Department. They wanted someone who could [read more]

New co-working space opens in Arts District

February 21, 2018

BY BRANDY SPEARS — One of the newest businesses joining the Hyattsville community is a co-working and entertainment space. Located at 4214 Gallatin Street in Hyattsville’s Gateway Arts District, CAMPspace targets young business professionals and offers a chic environment packed with [read more]

My Two Cents: Pausing for wise development

February 21, 2018

BY LOIRE PRZYGRODZKI — I am an architectural designer at a mid-sized firm in Bethesda. During an informal meeting at our office, I thought a lot about development and Hyattsville. My boss was talking about our social responsibility to help developers see how construction can enhance a community. [read more]

Vigilante Coffee members to compete in U.S. CoffeeChamps

February 2, 2018

By KRISSI HUMBARD — Two members of the Vigilante Coffee Co. team are headed to New Orleans to compete for a spot in the national coffee championships. Diane Contreras, Vigilante’s director of training, and Franklin Ventura, the shop’s head roaster, took a road trip to the competition [read more]

Miss Floribunda: Preview of Feb. 3 Annual Seed Sale

January 21, 2018

Dear Miss Floribunda, My family and I moved to Hyattsville from Colorado nearly four years ago. Gardening is very different here. In some ways it’s better, and in some other ways we are learning to adapt. We are overjoyed to be able to grow tomatoes now. In the high altitude where we used to [read more]
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