Prince George’s County Council

UPDATE: Art Works Now will be able to move forward

November 14, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT AND CAROLINE SELLE — On Oct. 20, after more than a year of debate about the Marché Florist building, the Prince George’s County Council voted 8-1 to overturn the site’s historic designation. While Art Works Now Executive Director Barbara Johnson, one of the owners of the [read more]

Pizzeria Paradiso and Art Works Now project lives

October 20, 2014

BY CAROLINE SELLE AND REBECCA BENNETT —  After nearly 90 minutes of discussion, the District Council voted 8-1 to overturn Marché Florist building historic site designation. Art Works Now Executive Director Barbara Johnson appeared before the District Council to argue in support of [read more]

Community design workshop date change

July 28, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT — According to the Prince George’s Planning Department, the community design charette around updating the Prince George’s Plaza Transit District Development Plan has been moved to September 17-20, 2014 and will be held at the Hyattsville Municipal Center. [read more]

Planning board takes no action on Chick-fil-A

July 17, 2014

Reaffirms approval of Chick-fil-A without drive-through ALSO: drive-through considered in Hyattsville transit zone Updated on July 18, 2014 at 11:07am The lack of action by the Prince George’s County Planning Board 51 minutes into a July 17  hearing affirms their decision that the proposed [read more]

Arts District live/work units to become residential

July 17, 2014

EYA, which manages several residential developments around the DC region, requested approval from Prince George’s County to renovate three existing units in the Arts District. The renovations would transform three Baltimore Avenue units from live/work units into residential townhomes.  [read more]

Lawyer for Niemann says “We just want to get it right.”

July 12, 2014

According to the Washington Post, the Prince George’s County Board of Elections received a petition for a recount late Thursday in the race between Doyle Niemann and Deni Taveras for the District 2 County Council seat.  By law, the recount has to be conducted within 2 days, which brought the [read more]
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