Lifestyle

After series of setbacks, Shortcake Bakery is back

December 14, 2017

By MARY STEVENSON and SALLY MIDDLEBROOKS — Open the door of Shortcake Bakery, leave behind the traffic on Route One, and inhale the fragrance of coffee, fresh cakes, cookies, and scones. Master baker and owner, Cheryl Harrington, greets you with a warm smile and lots of choices. A chocolate [read more]

PHOTOS: Felegy students help brighten city’s tree lighting

December 6, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The city kicked off the holiday season with its annual holiday tree lighting ceremony at Magruder Park on Dec. 1. Student band, choir and dance groups from Felegy Elementary School performed for the crowd. City staff handed out hot chocolate while Santa strolled around, [read more]

City offers family resource workshops

December 5, 2017

The City of Hyattsville has begun offering free, bilingual family resource workshops. You can keep your family healthy and happy with various low-cost, bilingual resources in our community. Join staff at any or all of these events to learn more: Wednesday, December 6, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Family [read more]

City council approves $80,000 for National Fitness Campaign

November 15, 2017

BY BREANNA BELL — In a unanimous decision, Hyattsville’s city council voted during their Oct. 16 meeting to approve the amendments to the 2018 budget appropriating $80,000 for a fitness court as part of the city’s partnership with the National Fitness Campaign. The city’s decision comes [read more]

PHOTOS: Final Friday Art Walk

November 2, 2017

BY LINDSAY MYERS — The final Friday Art Walk went off without a hitch last Friday night, October 27, 2017. The Friday Art Walk initiative was a series of community events celebrating Hyattsville artists and businesses. Participants followed a glowing path through the alleys from Green Owl Design [read more]

PHOTOS: Second Annual Zombie Run

October 24, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Zombies took over Magruder Park during the second annual Hyattsville Zombie Run, hosted by the Hyattsville Elementary School PTA, on Oct. 14. There were 561 runners in the three races that morning — the 1k Family Fun Run, 1M Kids Challenge and the 5K — an increase from [read more]
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