Riverdale Park

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]

Banana Blossom Bistro opens for business in Riverdale Park

February 19, 2019

By MARIA D. JAMES — On Feb. 6 local residents Phil and Annie Esguerra witnessed their dream of running their own Vietnamese restaurant come alive. The couple are the owners of Riverdale Park’s newest restaurant, the Banana Blossom Bistro, located in the heart of Riverdale Park’s historic [read more]

Late artist’s ‘Great Blue Herons’ lands in Riverdale Park

February 9, 2018

A new sculpture sits at the corner of a busy intersection, part beautification and part environmental meditation. On Feb. 7, the Town of Riverdale Park dedicated a new sculpture recently installed at East-West Highway and Route 1 at the J.D. Williams Office Building. The sculpture, “Great [read more]

Robert Harper Books slated to close in 2018

December 20, 2017

BY ELLEN TREIMEL — Robert Harper Books, the Hyattsville area’s only stand-alone bookstore, is slated to close its doors at the end of January 2018. The store opened in March 2016 on a short block of Rhode Island Avenue, just off the Trolley Trail and near the Riverdale MARC train station. The [read more]

PHOTOS: Riverdale Park 2015 Festival of Lights and Holiday Market

December 20, 2015

BY MARK GOODSON — The Riverdale Park Festival of Lights and Holiday Market had the typical Riverdale Farmer’s Market feel. Local vendors, craftspeople and artists offered provided a variety of entertainment and items for purchase. In addition, the holiday spirit was in the air. It was a mild [read more]

Speed camera testing on East West Highway Wednesday

August 20, 2014

View Larger Map According to the The Riverdale Park Police Department, speed camera testing will be conducted on August 20 from 10:00am to 1:00pm in the 5000 Blk of East-West Hwy. Due to the possibility of traffic congestion, police advise commuters to seek alternative [read more]

Calvert House Inn Closes after 51 years in business

February 15, 2014

BY ROSANNA LANDIS WEAVER — February 1 was much like any other day at Calvert House Inn, Restaurant and Pub. On the walls were glowing restaurant reviews from 20 years ago. Right outside the door was an oversize metal ashtray. At the tables were dishes of stuffed shrimp or Angus ribeye. And [read more]
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