Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Join Patch photographer Chris Suspect on June 25 for a Route 1 sunset photo walk.
For those of you who live in or around Hyattsville and are interested in photography, Patch is organizing a sunset photo walk at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 25. The walk will start at the intersection of Route 1 and Queensbury Road ending at Rhode Island Reds for food and drinks before the business closes its doors. The owner of Rhode Island Reds, Chris Brophy, will be holding a grand soiree to mark the closing of the restaurant the evening of the photo walk. Details for the party are sparse at the moment but Brophy mentioned copious amounts of alcohol and possible live music. All levels of photographers are welcome, even if all you own is an iPhone. If you are interested, please let Patch know in the comment section below and we will shoot …
Thursday, June 16, 2011
You may have never seen some of these signs before.
For this week's viewfinder I decided to focus on the signage we see around our city on a daily basis. For those of you who are interested in photography in our city, I am thinking of organizing a photo walk on June 25 in the early evening. We can start at the intersection of Route 1 and Queensbury Road ending at Rhode Island Reds for food and drinks before the business closes its doors. If you are interested, please let me know in the comment section below and I will shoot everyone an email with the time. Selected photos from this expedition will be featured in the following Thursday's Viewfinder.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
About Dumm's, blue crabs and getaways.
Oh wonderful Wednesday! Here are five things you need to know today, Hyattsville: 1. The Washington Post’s Going Out Guide hit Rhode Island Reds recently and tapped it as the place to be for a quirky, eccentric bite to eat. Check out the raving! 2. Do you hit Dumm’s Market much? The 100-year-old Riverdale Park eatery is moving from its location on Riverdale Road to Queensbury Road. 3. Ready for a summer excursion? Sail along the Choptank River and eat all the Maryland blue crabs you can on a three-hour cruise on June 9 hosted by the Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation. You can also savor Maryland crab soup, fried chicken, clam strips, corn on the cob, coleslaw, dessert, coffee, tea and soda. After the cruise, the boat…
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Unofficial elections results show Tartaro with a blowout victory over contenders Brophy and Leslie.
In fewer than two weeks, Hyattsville will be under new command with Mayor-elect Marc Tartaro at the helm. Tartaro, a longtime Hyattsville resident and current City Council president, beat contenders Chris Brophy and LaVonne Leslie for the seat of outgoing Mayor William Gardiner. "I have to get up and go to work tomorrow and then I have to start doing the city's business," he said after his win. "I'm looking forward to it." in Patch's video interview with him. The architect and soccer coach took 572 votes citywide, 417 more than Leslie (155 votes) and 437 more than Brophy (135 votes). A special election will be held to fill Tartaro’s Ward 1 seat. His term has two more years remaining. Leslie, who did not appear at City Hall for the reading …
Friday, September 3, 2010
Thursday Music Night features local musicians.
Rhode Island Reds is located at 4700 Rhode Island Ave. in Hyattsville. Thursday night is music night at the cafe.