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Here’s Why 2017 Was Such a Big Year for Route 1

You might say 2017 was the year of the Route 1 corridor’s rebirth and even more is set to come. Last year saw a number of major openings, decisions and changes to the corridor, bringing to fruition a years-long effort … Continue reading

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College Park Lands Fortune 500 Innovation Lab

College Park’s Discovery District has landed a Fortune 500 tenant: Capital One. The McLean-based financial services company will open a 7,500-square-foot innovation lab in March or April on the first floor of the 850-space garage in the Hotel at the University … Continue reading

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An Interview With Painter Wayson Jones

Wayson R. Jones’ latest exhibition will be seen by more people than ever. That’s because it’s at the Hotel at the University of Maryland, where several of the Mount Rainier painter’s pieces are on display. A graduate of the University … Continue reading

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Hidden Brunch Spot: The Common

If you are looking for a new brunch spot, check out The Common. Set on the first floor of the College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center on the eastern side of campus at the University of Maryland, the restaurant opened … Continue reading

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See the View From the Hotel at UMD

The Hyattsville Wire visited the Penthouse level of the new Hotel at the University of Maryland and there really isn’t anything else like it on Route 1. The outdoor terrace has views to the south and west of College Park … Continue reading

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Inside the New $180M Hotel in College Park

The new $180 million Hotel at the University of Maryland, which opened last week, is upping the standards for the area in more ways than one. The Hotel at UMD is the first new high-end hotel in College Park since the College Park … Continue reading

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Kapnos Taverna Opens Monday in College Park

Kapnos Taverna will have a soft launch on Monday with doors opening at 5 p.m. Mike Isabella’s Greek restaurant will open its newest location at the new Hotel at the University of Maryland with just dinner service. Lunch and brunch will follow … 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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Old Maryland Grill Prepares for August Opening

Mike Franklin’s newest restaurant is getting close to opening. The owner of Franklins Restaurant, Brewery, and General Store in Hyattsville will open a new outpost at the Hotel at the University of Maryland in August. Old Maryland Grill, which also goes by … Continue reading

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High-End Red Door Spa Comes to College Park

The new hotel in College Park will bring another amenity to the area: a high-end spa. The Hotel at the University of Maryland will include an Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa when it opens sometime in July. Founded in 1910 by … Continue reading

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