shopping

Area stores prep for Small Business Saturday

November 19, 2018

By THOMAS HINDLE — November and December are two of the busiest shopping months of the year. The Hyattsville Community Development Corp (HyCDC) is helping small businesses throughout the city and surrounding area ready themselves for the upcoming holiday madness. The HyCDC has been an integral [read more]

Moms exchange more than clothes at HY-Swap

April 18, 2018

By MARIA D. JAMES — When the Hyattsville Nurturing Moms group first started the HY-Swap, a community exchange of infant, children’s and maternity clothing, toys and gear, in the fall of 2014, the event was managed by 10 volunteers and served 90 families. Last fall, that number increased to 73 [read more]

Mall at Prince Georges welcomes H&M; DSW, Ulta Beauty coming soon

December 20, 2016

BY MARIA D. JAMES — The Mall at Prince Georges typically opens around 9 a.m. However, that didn’t stop anxious customers from lining up as early as 8 a.m. on Dec. 2. Their reason? The long-awaited grand opening of clothing retailer H&M. The ribbon-cutting ceremony started at noon, after [read more]

From the Editor: Staying local for the holidays

December 12, 2014

BY CAROLINE SELLE — When Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot stopped by in early December to tour some of Hyattsville’s small businesses, he said something I just couldn’t get out of my head. “I’m a proud resident of Takoma Park,” he told me, “but we seem to always be copying [read more]

PHOTOS: Kicking off holiday shopping

November 28, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Several local businesses and area retailers participated in Black/Green Friday. The Brentwood Arts Exchange is offering 20% everything in store until 7 p.m. Friday.  Big Bad Woof is offering 15% off until 8 p.m. Friday.  Community Forklift said their store is 30% off today [read more]
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