small business

Handmade for each other: Tanglewood Works and the Arts District

January 24, 2017

BY HEATHER WRIGHT — A few weeks after opening her Tanglewood Works pop-up store at 5132 Baltimore Avenue for the holiday season, Sue Older-Mondeel knew she was on to something. The pop-up could stay up. Tanglewood Works, recipient of first place honors in the 2016 Washington City Paper’s [read more]

Hyattsville briefs

January 2, 2017

There has been a lot going on in Hyattsville in the last few months. So much that our small staff hasn’t been able to fully cover many stories. Here are a few things to know. City Attorney retires; new attorney named Long-time City Attorney Richard T. Colaresi retired effective Dec. 14. To [read more]

Neighborhood barbershop celebrates 75 years of service

August 28, 2016

BY PEGGY DEE — City officials and residents gathered on Thursday, Aug. 25, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Queens Chapel Barber Shop, located at 3108 Hamilton Street. Customers from all walks of life who frequented the shop were in attendance for the celebration. Celebrated persons in [read more]

Small Business Saturday hits Hyattsville retailers

December 12, 2013

BY SCARLETT SALEM — This year, more national retailers unlocked their doors on Thanksgiving Day, kicking off the Black Friday shopping frenzy earlier than ever. But some shoppers waited for the deals from independent stores on November 30: Small Business Saturday. Ironically enough, it was a big [read more]