PHOTOS: Art Works Now, Pizzeria Paradiso celebrate grand opening

July 19, 2017

BY STEPHEN SPENCER — Dozens of elected officials, community leaders, staff and well-wishers turned out on a warm July morning for the grand opening of Art Works Now and Pizzeria Paradiso Hyattsville. The project has been five years in the making and was the idea of Art Works Now founder and Mount [read more]

PHOTOS: Shakespeare in the Park

July 13, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The Maryland-National Capital Parks and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is proving that all the world is, indeed, a stage. Residents gathered at Magruder Park on July 12 to see a free performance of Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” as part of the M-NCPPC, [read more]

Summer Jam thrives thanks to many hands coming together

May 24, 2017

BY DANA PATTERSON — Summer Jam isn’t just a “big neighborhood party” planned by the city; it’s an event that serves as a testament to the city’s commitment to bring residents and local businesses together. In order to ensure the event goes off without a hitch, the city relies on groups [read more]

PHOTOS: Eggs-citement abounds at Great Magruder Park Egg Hunt

April 9, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The sun was out but the wind was biting during the Great Magruder Park Egg Hunt on April 8. But that did not deter dozens of families from the beloved tradition. Some lined up along the green tape as early as 30 minutes before, kids eagerly waiting for their chance to grab [read more]
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