Then & Now: A rumination on Heurich’s dairy farm

October 24, 2017

BY RANDY FLETCHER — As I wait for the light to turn green at the corner of Belcrest Road and Route 410, I wonder what it felt like to be here, at this very spot, before what I see now was standing. What would the ground feel like beneath my feet? What would the air smell like? Crisp apples? [read more]

The new face of the Mall at Prince Georges

October 18, 2017

BY MARIA D. JAMES — Between the large construction equipment and huge colorful banners with the words “new” and “coming soon,” it’s hard not to notice that major changes are happening to the Mall at Prince Georges. According to the mall’s owners, these exterior and interior changes [read more]

Construction begins outside Vigilante Coffee; shop still open

January 24, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Construction has begun to replace some of the asphalt in front of Vigilante Coffee with a porous surface, which will address stormwater management and set the stage for possible outdoor seating.  Patrons of the roastery will see construction for several days, but should be [read more]

Jefferson Street repaving and speed humps complete

August 16, 2014

The road work on Jefferson Street between Baltimore Avenue and 42nd Avenue was completed Saturday. Motorists taking the the thoroughfare through Hyattsville most likely have to slow down to take the speed humps that were reinstalled.  Jefferson Street was also repaved at Baltimore Avenue, making [read more]

Roadwork on Jefferson Street Saturday

August 16, 2014

We have a local travel traffic advisory to tell you about.  According to the City of Hyattsville, the final stretch of paving on Jefferson Street at Baltimore Avenue will be completed Saturday. The speed humps on Jefferson Street between Baltimore Avenue and 42nd Avenue are also being reinstalled. [read more]

Arts District construction

August 12, 2014

Several townhomes are still in the process of being built on Longfellow Street between 45th Avenue and 46th Place.  According to EYA, its units in the Arts District are currently sold [read more]