Hamilton Street

Phase one of Hyatt Park renovations completed

November 15, 2019

By SOPHIE GORMAN ORIANI — Despite the dropping temperatures, city residents are out in full force to enjoy the new amenities at Hyatt Park. The recently installed features at the park include a shaded stage, many more picnic tables and benches, a musical playground, and strings of lights along [read more]

MDOT to break ground on MD 500 construction this spring

May 13, 2019

MAYA KOEPPEN — The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) is set to start construction on Queen’s Chapel Road (MD 500) this spring. Construction will take place along MD 500 from Eastern Avenue to Hamilton Street, in both Hyattsville and Mount Rainier. According to MDOT SHA documents, the [read more]

My Two Cents: Letters to the Editor

May 15, 2018

By ELIZABETH DAIGNEAU — I found [the April Letter to the Editor concerning the Werrlein Properties’ proposal] to be in extremely poor taste. I don’t object to [the writer’s] opposition to the proposed Magruder Pointe development, although I support [the development] and believe our [read more]

Having fun at National Night Out

August 5, 2014

Updated August 6 at 8:06am National Night Out Against Crime happened on Tuesday on Hamilton Street at Queens Chapel Road.  The purpose of the event is to get neighbors talking to neighbors and acquainted with law enforcement. Photo courtesy Gretchen Brodtman. Photo courtesy Gretchen Brodtman. [read more]

National Night Out closes Hamilton Street Tuesday

August 4, 2014

National Night Out 2013 from HCTV on Vimeo. National Night Out Against Crime is schedule across the country on Tuesday, August 5. The event is scheduled to close Hamilton Street between Queens Chapel and Ager Road for most of the evening. National Night Out is s free event with many family [read more]

New season, new address for farmer’s market

June 10, 2012

BY SUSIE CURRIE — Did you miss out on getting a plot in the Hyatt Park Community Garden? Just across the street, in the parking lot of 3505 Hamilton Street, you’ll find what Southern Maryland farmer Peggy Campanella calls “the next best thing.” If you time it right, that is. The [read more]

Bestway lives up to its name

April 10, 2012

BY PAULA MINAERT — A month or so after it opened on the Hamilton Street site of the former Safeway, the Bestway on is garnering positive reactions from Hyattsville residents. “It’s bright and clean and spacious,” said Councilmember Tim Hunt (Ward 3) who was found shopping there on the [read more]

Safeway to close February 4

January 10, 2012

Ending months of speculation, Safeway executives confirmed that the long-neglected Hamilton Street store will close after 30 years. For the first time since 1928, Safeway will not have a presence in Hyattsville. Like the chain’s former Adelphi branch, on Riggs Road, this building will become a [read more]

County finds unexpected place to make cuts

January 10, 2012

Now you see them, now you don’t: Queens Chapel Town Center before (top) and after Prince George’s County Department of Public Works clear-cut 35 trees. Only about half of them were on the County right-of-way, with the rest split between city- and state-managed roads. BY CHRIS CURRIE [read more]
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