Posts Tagged ‘Hyattsville’

District Line Daily: “Consulting Fee” in the At-Large Race

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D.C. Council at-large candidate Pat Mara says he will push ethics reform if elected. But could [...]

“They Enjoy Interacting With Other Blacks.”

According to this Post story on demographics in Prince George's County, black middle class people like living with other black middle class people!
“They enjoy interacting with other blacks,” Karyn Lacy, a sociologist at the University of Michigan, wrote in her book “Blue-Chip Black,” for which she interviewed dozens of parents in Prince George’s. “Scholars have [...]

Magic Doing Disappearing Act on D.C. Market?

Magic Johnson is getting out of the coffee business. Given other recent transactions involving the Dream Teamer, this could be the beginning of an exodus of Johnson-owned businesses from our area.
The Los Angeles Times reported that Johnson, who made Prince George's County one of his early targets along the way to developing his post-NBA pro-minority-business-ownership persona, sold his [...]

The Needle: Justin Bieber Edition

Yes, Virginia, There Is a Space Program: Look out, Florida—the Old Dominion is coming after you. NASA officials will launch a "suborbital rocket" from a facility on the Eastern Shore next week, complete with a safety system that will cause the rocket to self-destruct if it strays from its expected flight path. (Fun!) Might this [...]

Photos: Monday, In Hyattsville

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