Beyond Hyattsville

City Council debates participation in UMD shuttle program

December 12, 2019

By SOPHIE GORMAN ORIANI — At the Dec 2. city council meeting, councilmembers discussed whether or not to continue the City of Hyattsville’s relationship with the University of Maryland (UMD) shuttle program, Shuttle-UM.  Currently, the City of Hyattsville has a memorandum of understanding [read more]

Meals on Wheels delivers nutrition … and much more

November 6, 2019

By HEATHER WRIGHT — What happens when you want to age in place in your own home but getting food for yourself is a struggle? For millions of seniors across the U.S., Meals on Wheels America programs come to the rescue by delivering food. But that’s not all Meals on Wheels delivers. According to [read more]

My Two Cents: An education fight we can all support

September 3, 2019

By PETER DANIELS — Hyattsville residents have engaged in a vigorous debate recently over the location of a desperately needed new middle school. As students prepare for a new year of learning, I want everybody in our community to be aware of another crucial education debate that will play out [read more]

SuperNatural Festival celebrates hair, heritage and hope

July 17, 2019

By ANNA WALKER —The Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center (PGAAMCC) delves deep into the cultural, societal and philosophical aspects of natural hair with a new three-day event called #TeamNatural Weekend & Supernatural Festival. The festival will run from July 19 [read more]

Glut Food Co-op fundraises for repairs

July 12, 2019

By EMILY McNALLY — Shoppers at Glut Food Co-op in Mount Rainier will find rows of bulk foods, bins of organic and conventional produce, locally made baked goods, natural soaps, and a grind-your-own nut butter station. They will be greeted by longtime employees who know many of the customers by [read more]

The Peace Cross may stand in peace, says the Supreme Court

June 22, 2019

By HEATHER WRIGHT — In a 7-2 ruling on June 20, the Supreme Court decided that the Peace Cross of Bladensburg did not violate the First Amendment establishment clause. The 40-foot tall concrete and granite cross, completed in 1925 to honor 49 Prince George residents who died in World War I, can [read more]

Denizens Brewing will open May 25 at Riverdale Park Station

May 9, 2019

By KRISSI HUMBARD — Craft beer lovers will soon have another nearby option to quench their thirst. Denizens Brewing Co. announced that it will open its second location at Riverdale Park Station on May 25. The 12,000-square-foot production house and taproom will increase the availability of [read more]
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