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- A Sneak Peek of Denizens Before It Opens
- Bo Diddley's Route 1 Recording Studio
- Riverdale Park's Denizens Plans May Opening
- Denizens Begins Construction in Riverdale Park
- College Park Moves Closer to Opening Lidl
- Lidl Grocery Store Headed to College Park
- How Mount Rainier Inspired 'The Exorcist'
- A Big Change Is Coming to Route 1 Bikesharing
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- Arts District Hyattsville
- Busboys and Poets
- College Park
- Gateway CDC
- Historic District
- Mall at Prince Georges
- MilkBoy ArtHouse
- Mount Rainier
- Pizzeria Paradiso
- Posh Cycling & Fitness
- public art
- Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center
- real estate
- Riverdale Park
- Riverdale Park Station
- Route 1
- Streetcar 82 Brewing Co.
- University of Maryland
- University Park
- University Town Center
- Vigilante Coffee
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Category Archives: College Park
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
Proteus Bicycles will open at its new location next to Mom’s Organic Market in College Park on Saturday, Dec. 15. Continue reading
Popular D.C. restaurant Taqueria Habanero will open its College Park location on Sunday, Dec. 16. Located at the Campus Village Shoppes at 8145 Baltimore Ave. across from the Varsity student housing, the taqueria will offer a limited menu, focusing … Continue reading