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The Shoppes at Arts District Hyattsville: What is opening when

May 10, 2011

Essential Day Spa has polish in every color of the rainbow — and then some. Photo courtesy Catie Currie. BY SUSIE CURRIE — Look for a flurry of activity in the coming months at the new retail center at the corner of Jefferson Street and Route 1.  Elevation Burger became the first [read more]

Actors among us: Hyattsville residents hit the boards

May 10, 2011

BY PAULA MINAERT — We all know that Hyattsville is part of the Gateway Arts District. What isn’t as well known is that along with writers, dancers, jewelers and other artists, Hyattsville also has actors. And they practice their craft on the stages of theaters all over the Washington [read more]

City police officer is finalist for national award

May 10, 2011

BY PAULA MINAERT — Detective Suzie Johnson of the Hyattsville Police Department is a finalist in America’s Most Wanted All-Star Award for 2011. Sponsored by the popular television program, the annual award honors the country’s first responders – the police officers, firefighters, and [read more]

Behind the scenes of the house tour

May 10, 2011

BY PAULA MINAERT — The annual Historic Hyattsville House Tour takes place on Sunday, May 15. It’s a venerable city tradition, now in its 32nd year, that draws both city residents and visitors from all over the region to walk through our showcase residences, businesses and other landmark [read more]

New council to face tough budget questions

May 10, 2011

BY KAREN J. RILEY – Higher expenses and a flat tax rate will likely translate into leaner times for the Hyattsville city government in the next year. Preliminary briefings by staff suggest that the 2012 budget will include little room for new spending on city services. In fact, the need to [read more]

Hugh’s News: A ‘news’ perspective

April 10, 2011

BY HUGH TURLEY — There are now more television news choices than ever before. MHz Networks, an independent broadcaster in Falls Church, Va., offers five channels from 30.1 to 30.5 on a digital tuner. The globally-oriented programming is free with a good antenna so no cable service is required; [read more]

Miss Floribunda: What to grow for a garden full of butterflies

April 10, 2011

Dear Miss Floribunda, My store is located in a heavy-traffic area, with the pollution and nerve-wracking noise that always goes with it. In back is a bit of ground that faces east, as well as a fairly long strip to one side that faces north. Last year, my wife bought an assortment of annual seeds [read more]

PHOTO: Boy Scout Troop 224 Eagle Scout Project

April 10, 2011

Boy Scouts in Hyattsville Troop 224 renovated benches in a Magruder Park picnic pavilion on March 19. Scout William LaChance (second from left), who organized the project as part of meeting the requirements to earn an Eagle Scout ranking, is joined by fellow Scouts Cody Thomas, Stephen Miller, [read more]
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