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Duende District, a bookstore for and by people of color, pops up in West Hyattsville

Duende District, a mobile bookstore for and by people of color where all are welcome, is popping up in West Hyattsville from Sept. 21-30. Photo by Sloane Dakota Tucker BY KRISSI HUMBARD - A new bookstore is popping up in West Hyattsville. Duende District, a mobile bookstore that focuses on works by

HYATTSVILLELIFE.COM - 2017-09-20 17:27:47

New business group works to 'fight the blight,' draw businesses to downtown area

The SoHy Collective is responsible for repainting the H-shaped planters in Centennial Park. Photo by Krissi Humbard BY KRISSI HUMBARD - You may have noticed that Route 1 in downtown Hyattsville is a little more colorful these days. New art is transforming the Arts District, thanks to a group of loca

HYATTSVILLELIFE.COM - 2017-09-20 15:57:34

Arts & Ales Festival celebrates 10 years of bringing art, music, food and beer to area

The Downtown Hyattsville Arts & Ales Festival is back for its tenth year this Saturday. Photo courtesy of Hyattsville Community Development Corporation BY KRISSI HUMBARD - Hyattsville's beloved arts fest returns this Saturday to mark its 10th year. The festival has hosted hundreds of artists over th

HYATTSVILLELIFE.COM - 2017-09-19 13:23:05

Prince George's County places bid for Amazon HQ

Officials in Prince George's County are throwing their hat in the ring to compete for Amazon's new North American Headquarters. County Executive Rushern Baker says sites near the College Park, Greenbelt and New Carrollton metro stations are what Amazon is looking for. Baker says they're prepared to

ABC2 NEWS - 2017-09-20 10:43:58

'Sabrina The Teenage Witch' is getting a 'Riverdale'-style reboot

Sabrina the Teenage Witch is getting a reboot at The CW, and as if that were't amazing enough news, it's from the same producers who created Riverdale. Per Variety, The CW and Waner Bros Television are working on a new one-hour drama chronicling the adventures of Sabrina Spellman, with a dark tone i

WBALTV.COM - 2017-09-20 20:18:00

Maryland Lobbyist Charged With Bribery In Liquor Board Case

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) - A Maryland lobbyist has been charged with bribery as part of an investigation into the Prince George's County liquor board. Federal court records show that Matthew Gorman has been accused of giving former state Del. William Campos at least $1,000 for action on official matters.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 05:03:00

Men Found Dead in Silver Spring, Wheaton Parks Were Killed by Gangs, State's Attorney Says

Crime tape marked off a grassy area just off a main parking lot in Wheaton Regional Park at the end of Shorefield Road the week the body was found. Police have not confirmed where the body was located. Joe Zimmermann Two bodies found in Montgomery County parks within a day of each other this month w

BETHESDAMAGAZINE.COM - 2017-09-20 11:35:00

Frick opts out of House contest, launches campaign for Montgomery County executive

Maryland House Majority Leader C. William "Bill" Frick abruptly abandoned plans Wednesday to run in the state's 6th Congressional District, opting to launch a campaign for Montgomery County executive instead. Frick, a 42-year-old attorney from Bethesda, was among several potential candidates raising

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-09-20 21:20:00

10 Commutes Ranked Across Northern Virginia

Several commutes in Northern Virginia have gotten worse in recent years, according to nearly a decade of survey data from the U.S. Census Bureau. In the latest American Community Survey, residents of counties and large cities were asked questions on a wide range of topics, including the time it take

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-09-20 19:28:00

TED Talk on vulnerability inspires state Teacher of the Year

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - A TED Talk shaped Michelle Cottrell-Williams' perspective as a teacher. The talk, led by scholar Brene Brown, delved into how vulnerability and shame influence people's connections with one another, Cottrell-Williams recalled. The 35-year-old teacher took the lesson to heart an

WINCHESTER STAR - 2017-09-20 17:55:21

Supervisors eye county employee compensation overhaul

Wednesday, Sep. 20, 2017 by Sydney Kashiwagi, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | 0 comments | Email this story After a comprehensive review of how Loudoun County government pays its employees, changes could be coming. Last week, members the Board of Supervisors' finance co

LOUDOUN TIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 22:20:40

Trial begins for man accused of killing parents in Howard County

Updated: 1:04 PM EDT Sep 20, 2017 Opening statements are underway in the trial of a Howard County man accused of killing both of his parents. Craig White, 31, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder. Investigators said officers found 61-year-old Linda White and 66-year-old Glen White dea

WBALTV.COM - 2017-09-20 17:04:00

So. Arlington neighborhood un-app-y with cut-through traffic

The Waze mobile app helps drivers get from Point A to Point B, but residents of a South Arlington neighborhood are unhappy it is taking them through their narrow street. Arlington County Board members have dispatched two of their own members in an effort to mediate concerns raised by a Crystal City-

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-09-20 11:30:00

Ballet masters got their start at Laurel High poms squad [History Matters]

The first pompom squad at Laurel High School was organized in the 1969-1970 school year. That first group of girls, sponsored by history teacher Margo Lambros, was "a drill and performing unit" that "presented half-time entertainment and marched in parades" according to the 1970 Laurel High yearbook

CAPITALGAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-20 16:55:00

Person Trapped In Overturned Car On Route 5 In PG County

TEMPLE HILLS, MD - A person is trapped in an overturned car on Route 5 in Temple Hills Monday afternoon, Prince George's County Fire and EMS officials said. (Subscribe to Bowie Patch for realtime news alerts and daily newsletters.) The accident took place around noon Monday on the ramp from northbou

PATCH - 2017-09-18 17:21:06

Roof partially collapses on Brentwood preschool during afternoon storms

More than 96 kids and employees sheltered in a Brentwood preschool after the roof partially collapsed from heavy rains on Tuesday. The clerk at the Academy of Maryland Farms said it happened at the school located at 203 Powell Place. No one was injured. The Brentwood Fire Chief said heavy rains ap

FOXBALTIMORE.COM - 2017-09-19 19:57:34

Prince George's officials tout potential sites for new Amazon headquarters

Prince George's County officials plan to pitch sites in College Park, Greenbelt and New Carrollton as potential landing sports for Amazon to build its second corporate headquarters. The mail-order giant last week announced plans for a second home outside Seattle, starting what is sure to be a fierce

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-09-19 19:25:00

Gamera: A Monstrous Achievement - Exhibit Opening

Come experience our new exhibit, Gamera: A Monstrous Achievement, opening this Thursday, September 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the College Park Aviation Museum. Do you have the balance, strength and power to be a helicopter? Find out in this exhibit exploring the evolution of helicopters through the Univers

PATCH - 2017-09-18 19:33:56

Three Maryland university presidents to get raises

BALTIMORE (WBFF) - The University System of Maryland agreed with consultants to give raises to three university presidents. That includes University of Maryland, College Park president Wallace Loh, who earns an annual $600,000. He will receive an increase of $75,000, as his compensation is in the 43

FOXBALTIMORE.COM - 2017-09-18 20:51:50

Hurricanes Zero In On Coasts Russia Investigation Heats Up Obamacare Repeal Is Back: Patch Morning Briefing

While all eyes in the Northeast are on Hurricane Jose, folks across Irma-battered Florida are wearily watching the development of Hurricane Maria. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center said Maria had strengthened enough to earn Category 5 status by Monday night. Much of the Northeast is braci

PATCH - 2017-09-19 06:34:02