Black History Month

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]

Proclamation in recognition of Black History Month

February 18, 2013

At the February 4 city council meeting, the following proclamation was read by Kevin Stephen of the Shelton D. Redden Lodge #139 Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Maryland, Free and Accepted Masons. In October 2012, the city adopted a calendar that noted special months. Similar [read more]
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