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State-Chartered Bank Comes to Riverdale Park

If you’re not happy with your bank, you’ll have another option soon. Old Line Bank, a state-chartered bank with 21 branches around Maryland, is coming to Riverdale Park Station. Given that large national banks score about as well as health … Continue reading

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University Park Gets Ready for Bike Rentals

University Park is getting ready for its own mBike rentals. The town has started prep-work on two bike rental stations, one on Queens Chapel Road near Town Hall and the other at the intersection of College Heights Drive and Wells Parkway. … Continue reading

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Riverdale Park Station Preserves History

At the entrance of the new Whole Foods is a circular brick structure that surrounds some interesting local history. The brick itself is new. It serves as a protective veneer to an important archeological site: one of only three remaining 19th … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Draws Attention to Route 1

The new Whole Foods has already had an effect on Route 1. The opening of the grocery store chain at Riverdale Park Station has received a ton of attention from Washington-area media. The Washington Post wrote more than one story. Business-oriented publications like … Continue reading

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Capital Bikeshare Headed to Route 1

By next year, you’ll be able to rent a bike and take it from Riverdale Park to Mount Rainier—or even all the way into D.C. The popular bike-sharing program Capital Bikeshare will install stations on a stretch of Route 1 by … Continue reading

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University Park Mayor on the Kojo Nnamdi Show

Tune in today, April 12, to The Kojo Nnamdi Show at 12:00-12:30 p.m., to hear University Park Mayor Len Carey talk about Riverdale Park Station and the new “Whole Foods Effect.” Related Posts:State-Chartered Bank Comes to Riverdale ParkUniversity Park Gets … Continue reading

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Inside the New Whole Foods

The new Whole Foods at Riverdale Park Station is opening Wednesday, but the Hyattsville Wire got a sneak peek. The 40,000-square-foot market has 13 specialty departments including a coffee and espresso bar and a Whole Body section, and has six varieties … Continue reading

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The View From the New Starbucks

The new Starbucks at Riverdale Park Station, located next to Prince George’s County’s first Whole Foods, which officially opens up later this week, offers area coffee-lovers a new refuge from the hustle and bustle of life in D.C. metro area. The interior has … Continue reading

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Electric Car Chargers Available at Whole Foods

Good news for electric car owners: The new Whole Foods has charging stations. That’s not surprising for the grocery chain, one of a number of businesses that offers the service to build its green cred with customers. But it’s a good … Continue reading

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District Taco Coming to Riverdale Park Station

District Taco is heading to Riverdale Park Station as well. The popular D.C. eatery is one of the other planned tenants for the new shopping center around the upcoming Whole Foods grocery store. District Taco is not just another Mexican … Continue reading

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