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Vigilante Coffee to Expand to College Park

Move over Starbucks. One of the D.C. area’s hottest coffeeshops is coming to College Park. Vigilante Coffee has one location in downtown Hyattsville and is planning on expanding later this year to nearby College Park, home of the University of Maryland. … Continue reading

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College Park’s New Hipster Spot

College Park is borrowing a little bit of hipness from Philadelphia. Next year, MilkBoy+ArtHouse will open on Route 1 next to Ten Ren’s Tea Time. It will be a partnership between MilkBoy, a live music venue and restaurant from the City of … Continue reading

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Bikesharing Comes to College Park

Bike-sharing has finally come to College Park, moving the greater Hyattsville area closer to a more comprehensive transportation system. The University of Maryland and the city of College Park launched a bike-sharing program called mBike, using bicycles supplied and maintained by … Continue reading

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Actually, Hyattsville is Into Urbanism

An article about urbanism in Prince George’s County has struck a nerve. Dan Reed, a smart young urban planner who runs the Just Up the Pike blog about Montgomery County, argues in the Washingtonian that the county “just isn’t into urbanism” … Continue reading

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New College Park Hotel Hits Milestone

Construction at the new hotel in College Park hit a milestone Friday. The Hotel at University of Maryland will hold a ceremonial “topping off” as construction reaches the top floor, reports the Washington Business Journal. The hotel had originally been … Continue reading

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Wine Bar Slash Coffeehouse Coming in 2016

College Park will soon get an independent wine bar-slash-coffeehouse from a longtime local business owner. The as-yet-unnamed drink spot will be located at 7131 Baltimore Ave., currently home to College Park Auto Parts, according to the Washington Business Journal: They … Continue reading

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TargetExpress Coming to College Park

TargetExpress is coming to College Park. The new “urban-format” store will be located on the first floor of the student housing building on the site of the old Maryland Book Exchange on Route 1 and College Avenue, according to the … Continue reading

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Franklins Expanding to College Park

A new four-star hotel in College Park will feature a restaurant from Mike Franklin, owner of Franklins in downtown Hyattsville. The $115 million hotel development is being built by Southern Management, but the real mastermind is the University of Maryland, which hopes … Continue reading

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Life, the University of Maryland and Everything

The University of Maryland is home to one of the higher education’s most powerful supercomputers — and one of its nerdiest jokes. According to the Washington Post, the university’s supercomputer, deepthought2, was named the 14th most powerful one owned by an … Continue reading

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A Farm in College Park

You don’t have to travel far from Hyattsville to visit a real working farm. The University of Maryland in College Park has a campus farm that is open to visitors during regular business hours. The Hyattsville Wire visited recently and it had … Continue reading

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