City to fix Heurich Mobility Playground

December 29, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — After a vehicle accident damaged the Heurich Mobility Playground earlier this year, on Dec. 7, the Hyattsville City Council approved not more than $23,000 to fix it.  According to city staff, the city will be reimbursed by insurance. [read more]

Hyattsville receives grant for Deitz Park playground redesign

September 28, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — According to a city memo, the City of Hyattsville was awarded a $140,000 grant from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Community Parks & Playgrounds Program (CPP).  The city applied for a grant to upgrade the playground equipment at Deitz Park in Aug. 2014. In [read more]

PHOTOS: Good riddance snow, hello playground!

March 9, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — It might just be the first week of March, but after half of a dozen winter storms in the last month, the warm up is certainly a welcome change for the neighborhood. Local playgrounds were jam-packed today as folks took the opportunity to stretch their legs. Comic Hero [read more]

PHOTOS: Hyatt Park playground gets a makeover

November 20, 2014

BY NANCY GILLETTE AND REBECCA BENNETT — Utilizing a grant awarded this year, the City of Hyattsville redeveloped the playground next to the community garden at Hyatt Park, which was approximately a $120,000 project. Ken Brees of Custom Playgrounds Inc. helped install the new outdoor facility. As [read more]

The new playground is a SMASH!

August 14, 2014

BY SUSIE CURRIE — Hyattsville’s newest place to play is disguised better than Clark Kent. But it isn’t likely to stay a secret for long. The one-of-a-kind Comic Hero Playground, tucked into a little-used area of Heurich Park, opened to the public and caped crusaders alike on July 18. The [read more]

Comic Hero Playground preview

July 18, 2014

It’s barely “out of the box,” and yet the new Comic Hero Playground at Heurich Park in Hyattsville already has a lot of ZAP!, BANG!, and PLOP!.  It official opens July 18 with a ceremony at 4:00pm, but we have a preview. From Ager Road, turn on to Nicholson Street by the dog [read more]

New playground in Heurich Park

July 15, 2014

Holy playground, Batman! Prince George’s County is debuting a new park in Hyattsville on Friday, July 18.  It’s theme: comic heroes. Parks and Recreation Magazine caught up with the park designer, Brenda Iraola: In this case, the play surface enhanced the steel equipment and the theme [read more]