Category Archives: College Park

Stories about College Park, Maryland, in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., with a focus on arts, culture, history, real estate and development.

Proteus Moves to New Location Saturday

Proteus Bicycles will open at its new location next to Mom’s Organic Market in College Park on Saturday, Dec. 15. Continue reading

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Taqueria Habanero Opens in College Park Dec. 16

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

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Orangetheory Fitness to Open by End of January

Orangetheory Fitness will open in College Park in January. Located inside the new Cambria Hotel at 8321 Baltimore Ave., the Florida-based chain offers high-intensity interval training in group sessions that use gamification techniques to get gym-goers to push themselves harder. The fitness … Continue reading

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Apartments Coming to Riverdale Park Station

In the coming weeks, construction will begin on a new five-story building at Riverdale Park Station across from Gold’s Gym with street-level retail and 230 apartments units. Lydia Chandlee, a senior property manager at Cushman Wakefield, told the Hyattsville Wire … Continue reading

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Old Maryland Grill: New Ownership, New Menu

Old Maryland Grill relaunched its menu earlier this week as part of a rebranding effort by its new owners. Started by longtime Hyattsville restaurateur Mike Franklin, the Maryland-themed restaurant in the Hotel at the University of Maryland has been under new … Continue reading

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Applebee’s in College Park Now Closed

College Park’s Applebee’s has shut its doors, a victim of changing millennial tastes in restaurants and looming redevelopment along Route 1. A sign recently went up saying the chain restaurant was now closed and promoting its location in Laurel, also … Continue reading

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WeWork in College Park to Open Monday

WeWork’s new College Park location will open on Monday, Dec. 3, kicking off an entirely new type of venture for the ambitious coworking company along the Route 1 corridor. Already the largest private tenant in D.C., the New York-based company launched … Continue reading

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Kapnos Taverna Closing in College Park Dec. 1

Kapnos Taverna in College Park will close permanently on Saturday, Dec. 1. The outpost of the once-popular D.C. restaurant chain inside the Hotel at the University of Maryland fell victim to owner Mike Isabella’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy. In recent months, Isabella has shut … Continue reading

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Cava to Open in College Park on Nov. 30

The long-awaited Cava is now scheduled to open its new College Park location on Friday, Nov. 30, at 7350 Baltimore Ave. in the College Park Shopping Center. This is an updated version of an article that ran earlier this month on … Continue reading

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How the Purple Line Will Fix University Boulevard

The intersection of Adelphi Rd. and University Boulevard in College Park is one of the least walkable areas off the Route 1 corridor. But the Purple Line may end up solving some of its problems. And if you’ve driven along … Continue reading

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