Pizzeria Paradiso debuts seasonal beer fest in Hyattsville

May 8, 2018

By MATT HUMBARD — Spring brings warmer weather, flowers, more time spent outdoors — and festivals! This Saturday, Pizzeria Paradiso is hosting a beer festival in the shared parking lot of Pizzeria Paradiso Hyattsville and Art Works Now. This is the first in a series of beer festivals from [read more]

Festival kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

October 9, 2013

BY ALEXANDER RUBIN HOLT — Over 16,000 people kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month in style on September 15, with the largest-ever attendance at the annual Lane Manor event. Prince George’s County began holding the Hispanic Festival at Lane Manor Park in 1980; in the early years, average [read more]

Toy drive underway

December 10, 2012

BY SUSIE CURRIE — The Sonny Frazier Toy Drive is underway. Boxes for new, unwrapped toys are set up in the lobby of the city building, the Magruder Park building, Bestway, Lawson’s Pharmacy, and the Hyattsville Volunteer Fire Department. You can donate through December 14. For more [read more]

Civil servants recruited for theater festival

December 10, 2012

BY SUSIE CURRIE — We know you’re out there, civil servants. As part of the Atlas Intersections Festival, to be held in February at D.C.’s Atlas Performing Arts Center, the local theater group Active Cultures is putting together  .govaculture, 15 original short plays about life as a federal [read more]

Frigid temps thwart first Handmade on Hamilton festival

November 10, 2012

Riverdale Park glass artist Tina Van Pelt displays her wares at Handmade on Hamilton, a West Hyattsville arts festival. Photo courtesy Susie Currie (November 2012). BY LAUREN FLYNN KELLY — Replacing the longstanding International Festival, usually held in September, Handmade on Hamilton: An [read more]
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