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- How Mount Rainier Inspired 'The Exorcist'
- Riverdale Park's Bikram Yoga Adds Coworking
- Woodridge's New Organic Restaurant Now Open
- How Route 1 Became an Authentic Taco Haven
- Route 1's Habit Burger Has a Secret Menu
- Relive the Streetcar Era Along Route 1
- Greenbelt's Role in the Apollo 11 Moon Landing
- An Interview With Designer Elizabeth Hargrave
- The East Coast Greenway's Route 1 Connections
- Townhomes Coming to West Hyattsville
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Category Archives: College Park
Three towns along the Route 1 corridor will hold the first-ever joint Trolley Trail Day this Saturday, June 8, and it promises to be a major celebration. The daylong event, which will take place in spots along the hiking-and-biking trail … Continue reading
Wingspan was born and tested in College Park. Elizabeth Hargrave came up with the idea of developing a board game based on her time birding in places like Lake Artemesia. But when it came time to test it, she headed … Continue reading
A popular bikesharing program in College Park and University Park is ending this summer, but its replacement will be even better. The towns together with the University of Maryland prematurely ended their contract with Zagster, the Massachusetts-based company that ran … Continue reading
College Park’s aspirations for a slice of “Silicon Valley” on the Route 1 corridor took a big step forward with the official opening this week of a $152 million computer science and engineering building. With a sleek glass exterior and … Continue reading
It’s been a long time coming, but Capital Bikeshare is finally getting serious about expanding along the Route 1 corridor. New bikeshare stations opened recently in several key locations: • Studio 3807 apartments in Brentwood• West Hyattsville Metro on Queens Chapel Road … Continue reading
After contracting tuberculosis while serving in the military overseas, Edmonston resident Renette Dallas became focused on her own health. Switching careers from civil engineering, she studied naturopathy, became a personal trainer and created her own brand of all-natural popcorn as … Continue reading
A fast-growing chain that serves fruit bowls, smoothies and fresh juice just opened its doors in College Park. New Jersey-based Playa Bowls officially opened Sunday, January 28, at 7417 Baltimore Ave., in the shopping center that’s also home to the Bagel Place. … Continue reading
While tech giants like Google and IBM compete to build the next generation of supercomputers, a startup in College Park has gone a different route to build one that’s receiving praise. Started by a physics professor at the University of … Continue reading
This holiday season we spotted a fruit fan adorning a door of a University Park home. Contrary to popular conception, the tradition of creating a holiday “fruit fan” to post above the door does not date to Colonial Williamsburg. In … Continue reading
Eric Shin is not your typical restaurateur. With day jobs as principal percussionist for the National Symphony Orchestra and a lecturer at the University of Maryland, Shin is already pretty busy. But with parents who ran a Korean restaurant in Atlanta … Continue reading