Lifestyle

Death of a naturalist: Tom Keefer

January 24, 2017

BY CHRISTOPHER GRIFFIN — Tom Keefer, a unique, well-known personality who lived in Hyattsville for decades, died on Oct. 9, 2016, at age 67. His ashes were laid to rest around the sycamore tree at the Keefer family home at 40th Avenue and Kennedy Street on Nov. 12.  A circle of Hyattsville [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]

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]

Council approves funding for purchase of new Call-A-Bus

December 22, 2016

BY QUANNY CARR — The City Council approved funding to purchase a new Call-A-Bus at the Dec. 19 meeting, after members from the Hyattsville community voiced concerns about lack of service and unreliability. The original proposal was discussed during the Dec. 5 City Council meeting. The proposal [read more]

VIDEO: Claus Applause winners

December 20, 2016

Two houses that were judged in the Hyattsville decorating contest were showstoppers. These homeowners know how to put on a light show. The winner of the Green Award in this year’s Claus Applause Holiday Decorating contest, 3502 Jefferson St. The Ward 5 winner in this year’s Claus [read more]

PHOTOS: Clause Applause judging is pure delight

December 17, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — On Dec. 14, four residents and city employees — myself, included — gathered to judge the houses nominated for Claus Applause, the city’s long-standing holiday decorating contest. As a kid, my family and a neighbor family would pile into a van and drive around to [read more]

Hyattsville Happenings: Dec. 16-18

December 15, 2016

Need plans for the weekend? We’ve got you covered. Hyattsville is a happenin’ place. Friday, Dec. 16: 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]

Hyattsville Happenings: Dec. 9-11

December 8, 2016

Need plans for the weekend? We’ve got you covered. Hyattsville is a happenin’ place. Friday, Dec. 9: 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]

PHOTOS: Carpe Noctem at St. Jerome Academy

December 6, 2016

Over 500 guests attended Carpe Noctem at St. Jerome Academy on Dec. 3rd. The annual event invites the community to “seize the night” with unique artisan vendors, delicious food and drinks, plus live music and fun activities for the kids. This year’s event also included an expanded raffle. The [read more]
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