PHOTOS: The last Summer Jam fiesta of 2016

September 21, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The last Summer Jam marks the unofficial end of summer in Hyattsville. Residents celebrated the end of summer — and the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month— on Friday, Sept. 16. The last Summer Jam of 2016 featured music by Mariachi Revelacion, burritos from the [read more]

City turns parking spots into pop-up parks for (PARK)ing Day

September 20, 2016

BY LEIGH MCDONALD — Ordinary asphalt parking spots were turned into temporary public oases in Hyattsville on Friday for (PARK)ing Day, an annual event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into temporary public places. This was the first [read more]

PHOTOS: 9th Annual Arts & Ales Fest

September 16, 2016

By KRISSI HUMBARD — The ninth annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts — and, this year, Ales — Festival took place Sept. 10. Despite the near-100 degree temperature, about 4,500 people came out to see the artists, make some art of their own, hear the musicians play, and sample the Maryland craft [read more]

PHOTOS: First day of school in Hyattsville

August 23, 2016

Today marked the first day of school in Prince George’s County. Hyattsville Elementary, Felegy Elementary, Rosa Parks Elementary, Hyattsville Middle, Nicholas Orem Middle, and Northwestern High School welcomed back students for the 2016-17 school year. We asked readers to send in photos from [read more]

PHOTOS: School spirit is high at Back-to-School Pep Rally

August 21, 2016

BY MARIA D. JAMES  — On Saturday, Aug. 20, the Mall at Prince Georges hosted a back-to-school pep rally from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The pep rally kicked off at center court with inspirational words from Mayor Candace Hollingsworth, who encouraged the students to, “be good to yourselves, each [read more]

‘Zip Trip’ highlights Hyattsville

August 12, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The crew from Fox 5 DC took over the Shoppes at the Arts District on Friday morning for a showcase of Hyattsville. Anchors Maureen Umeh, Allison Seymour and Tucker Barnes were on hand talking with business owners, city officials and residents, and shining a spotlight on the [read more]

Police, residents let loose at National Night Out

August 5, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The City of Hyattsville and the Hyattsville City Police Department (CPD) hosted National Night Out at Heurich Park on Aug. 2. Hundreds of residents came out for the festivities. The free, family friendly event featured police and community information, K-9 demonstrations, a [read more]

PHOTOS: Police Open House, Summer Jam draw big crowd

July 17, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The City of Hyattsville hosted its third Summer Jam of the season on July 15, which coincided with the Hyattsville City Police Department’s open house. There were police vehicles on display, and residents were able to tour the police department and learn about the types [read more]
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