Send us tips/photos/videos

Search

Maryland Comptroller kicks off statewide shop local tour in Hyattsville

Add Your Heading Text Here

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

Posted on: December 4, 2014

BY CAROLINE SELLE AND REBECCA BENNETT — On Wednesday, Dec. 3, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot toured a handful of the small businesses located in Hyattsville’s Arts District to kick off his Shop Maryland for the Holidays tour.

“The purpose of the statewide tour is to encourage Marylanders to shop locally as it keeps taxpayer dollars in residents’ communities and supports Maryland’s critical retail sector,” Franchot’s office said.

The tour began at Big Bad Woof, included Busboys and Poets, Yes! Organic Market, Franklins Restaurant and Brewery, then ended at Arrow Bicycle, where the Comptroller met with business owners and other local officials.

From the City of Hyattsville, Franchot was accompanied on his tour by Hyattsville City Council President Candace Hollingsworth (Ward 1), Councilmember Clay Williams (Ward 5), Councilmember Joseph Solomon (Ward 5), Councilmember Robert Croslin (Ward 2), City Administrator Tracey Nicholson, Assistant City Administrator Jim Chandler, Police Chief Douglas Holland and City Clerk Laura Reams.

Maryland Retailers Association President Patrick Donoho and Prince George’s County Register of Wills Cereta Lee also joined the tour.

Share:

Facebook
Threads
Twitter

The Streetcar Suburbs Spotlight

Local news and events straight to your inbox

Free! Cancel anytime.

Have a tip?

Send us tips/photos/videos

Related Posts

Franklins Restaurant, Brewery and General Store, located on Baltimore Avenue, is closed until further notice, following a fire that occurred in the early morning hours...

By Sophie Oriani Franklins Restaurant and General Store, located on Baltimore Ave, is closed until further notice, following a fire that occurred in the early...

By Sophie Gorman Oriani   On Oct. 10, 392 riders gathered in Driskell Park for the return of the Hyattsville CX cyclocross bicycle race. The...