Tag Archives: College Park

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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A $115 Million Luxury Hotel Planned for Route 1

The University of Maryland is looking to build a $115 million luxury hotel-conference center on three acres of land across from its main campus entrance along Route 1 and near the proposed Purple Line. The proposal includes a four-star hotel with … Continue reading

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