Pizzeria Paradiso

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]

Pizzeria Paradiso Hyattsville to open July 8

July 7, 2017

Craving some delicious pizza and craft beer? Good news! The Hyattsville location of Pizzeria Paradiso will open for business on Saturday, July 8. Credited with introducing the Washington area to Neapolitan-style pizza more than 25 years ago, chef and owner Ruth Gresser’s fourth outpost will [read more]

Coming soon: Art Works Now, Pizzeria Paradiso set to open in June

May 24, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Art and pizza lovers rejoice! The much-anticipated, long-awaited Hyattsville locations of Art Works Now and Pizzeria Paradiso are opening soon. The nonprofit community art studio and the popular pizza restaurant will share the space that once housed the Marché Florist at 4800 [read more]

New art & pizza hub breaks ground in Hyattsville

July 19, 2015

BY NADIA BARNETT — At the July 18 groundbreaking of the new Art Works and Pizzeria Paradiso, the excitement surrounding the upcoming art center and pizzeria was everywhere. The once-Marché Florist building, a landmark for many in the community, will be transformed into a place where art and art [read more]

UPDATE: Art Works Now will be able to move forward

November 14, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT AND CAROLINE SELLE — On Oct. 20, after more than a year of debate about the Marché Florist building, the Prince George’s County Council voted 8-1 to overturn the site’s historic designation. While Art Works Now Executive Director Barbara Johnson, one of the owners of the [read more]

Community needs to speak up to create something worth preserving

December 12, 2013

BY STUART EISENBERG — Do you want a great, kid- focused, non-profit arts school in Hyattsville, to round out our momentum-gaining Arts District? Who doesn’t want a proven, tasty, hip pizza restaurant in the neighborhood?  Gimme a slice!  If your answer is yes to these questions, then you had [read more]