PHOTOS: Summer Jammin’ in the rain

August 22, 2017

BY LAUREN KELLY — A flood warning was issued just as Black Masala took the stage, but that didn’t stop Hyattsville from celebrating this year’s fourth installment of Summer Jam at the municipal building on Aug. 18. Although the event was to take place at Magruder Park, the city [read more]

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]
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