neighbors

Humans of Hyattsville: Jim Groves

February 5, 2020

The Hyattsville Life & Times has started a new series called Humans of Hyattsville to help Hyattsville residents get to know their neighbors. Jim Groves is one of the Old Guard in Hyattsville. A resident since the early 1990s, Jim has seen the city undergo a lot of change and feels good about [read more]

Humans of Hyattsville: Franklin Ventura

December 12, 2019

The Hyattsville Life & Times has started a new series called Humans of Hyattsville to help Hyattsville residents get to know their neighbors. If you’re a coffee lover, then surely you’ve spied Franklin Ventura as he sweet talks “Big Red” from behind the roastery counter at Vigilante [read more]

Humans of Hyattsville: Shercrisha Finley

October 31, 2019

The Hyattsville Life & Times has started a new series called Humans of Hyattsville to help the people of Hyattsville get to know their neighbors. In our second installment of the series, we interviewed Shercrisha “Cree” Finley, an almost 43-year-old  Adult Education Instructor who [read more]

Cultural Connections: From Mexico to Maryland

August 19, 2019

By JULIA GASPAR-BATES — Growing up in the small colonial town of Cotija, Michoacán, in central Mexico, Paulina Valencia Quiroz recounts a peaceful upbringing among “houses built 500-600 years ago and horses that would sometimes wander in the streets.” Valencia grew up in a large family of 11 [read more]

From the Editor: Many thanks for the warm welcome!

August 17, 2019

By SOPHIE GORMAN ORIANI — Hello to all you Hyattsville Life & Times (HL&T) readers! I am so happy to have joined the paper as the new associate editor. Thank you very much for the warm welcome you’ve already extended to me. I never thought I would end up covering city council happenings [read more]

My Two Cents: The blessing of community

November 11, 2011

BY TODD THOMASON — One thing I am giving thanks for this Thanksgiving is the gift of community. Living in relation to others (be it in the same house, office or town) can be a challenge, but it’s also a blessing. I was recently reminded of what a true blessing community can be on the Sunday [read more]

From the Editor: From where I sit

June 10, 2011

BY PAULA MINAERT — We’ve all heard the expression, “One person’s trash is another person’s treasure.” I know this well. A blue-and-white ceramic lamp that a neighbor put out for the trash found a home in our living room. I think the expression reflects a deeper reality, though. Two [read more]
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