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Kid’s Day Out Arts Field Trip: Imagination Stage and Theatre Games

What are your kids doing on the PGCPS Friday, October 20th school holiday? Why not join us for the world premiere of The Smartest Girl in the World at Imagination Stage. Then spend the afternoon participating in fun-filled theatre games … Continue reading

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College Park Day

Featuring: 2 stages of live music and performances by the best bands and performers in the area A taste of College Park – food trucks and restaurants and more A GIGANTIC Kids Fun Zone with obstacle courses, climbing wall, bounce … Continue reading

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UMD, College Park Make Pitch for Amazon’s HQ2

College Park will make its pitch for Amazon’s second headquarters. The proposal is a longshot, as nearly every municipality in the country that even remotely meets the qualifications is putting in a bid. But the proposal makes a strong case … Continue reading

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Bagels ‘n Grinds’ Secret: New York Water

College Park’s newest bagel shop has a trick up its sleeve: New York water. Bagels ‘n Grinds, which opened in the Hotel at the University of Maryland this weekend, has a special in-store water treatment system that cost $50,000. The goal is to … Continue reading

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A Sneak Peek of Old Maryland Grill’s Menu

Old Maryland Grill takes its name very seriously. Mike Franklin’s soon-to-open restaurant at the Hotel at the University of Maryland in College Park will feature a number of signature dishes from around Maryland. The owner of Franklin’s Restaurant talked with … Continue reading

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Inside the New Home of College Park Academy

College Park Academy’s new location feels like a cross between a school and a tech startup. The public charter middle and high school, whose students are chosen by lottery, moved into a brand new building in the University of Maryland’s … Continue reading

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The Perfect Lunch Spot: Art Walk

Riverdale Park has a fun outdoor lunch spot you may have missed. Discovery District, the 150-acre research park run by the University of Maryland near the College Park Metro station, has an art installation, trails and outdoor seating. Located on … Continue reading

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Maryland Breaks Ground on the Purple Line

Maryland broke ground on the Purple Line Monday, 31 years after it was first proposed. At a ceremonial event Monday, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao signed a funding agreement for the 16-mile light rail line, which will run from New Carrollton … Continue reading

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University of Maryland Named a Top 20 School

The University of Maryland scored in the top 20 of a national ranking of colleges. Money magazine’s list looked at 27 different data points, from graduation rate to student debt, to compile the ranking. But this list added another feature: … Continue reading

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Vigilante Coffee Coming Soon to College Park

College Park will get its own Vigilante Coffee as early as this fall. The popular Hyattsville hangout will open its second outpost at 8200 Baltimore Ave., previously the site of #1 Liquors, with indoor seating for 25 to 30 people. … Continue reading

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