Tag Archives: Riverdale Park Station

Meet the Bear in Riverdale Park

Route 1’s newest piece of public art is a giant blue bear. Located at the entrance to Riverdale Park Station near the Whole Foods, the stainless steel and urethane sculpture is an instant landmark, especially helpful at what will eventually … Continue reading

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Here’s What’s Behind the Grocery Store Boom

The greater Hyattsville area is having a boom in high-end grocery stores. Yes! Organic Market moved into the Shoppes at Arts District Hyattsville in 2011. An upscale Safeway opened at University Town Center in 2016. And Whole Foods finally came to Prince … Continue reading

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State-Chartered Bank Comes to Riverdale Park

If you’re not happy with your bank, you’ll have another option soon. Old Line Bank, a state-chartered bank with 21 branches around Maryland, is coming to Riverdale Park Station. Given that large national banks score about as well as health … Continue reading

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Riverdale Park Station Preserves History

At the entrance of the new Whole Foods is a circular brick structure that surrounds some interesting local history. The brick itself is new. It serves as a protective veneer to an important archeological site: one of only three remaining 19th … Continue reading

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University Park Mayor on the Kojo Nnamdi Show

Tune in today, April 12, to The Kojo Nnamdi Show at 12:00-12:30 p.m., to hear University Park Mayor Len Carey talk about Riverdale Park Station and the new “Whole Foods Effect.”

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Cool Off at Riverdale Park Station

There are lots of ways to cool off at Riverdale Park Station as the temperatures go up whether you’re grabbing a beer, or an iced coffee, or playing in this cool fountain in Village Square right across from Starbucks. Forget the Yards Park. The kids can play … Continue reading

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The View From the New Starbucks

The new Starbucks at Riverdale Park Station, located next to Prince George’s County’s first Whole Foods, which officially opens up later this week, offers area coffee-lovers a new refuge from the hustle and bustle of life in D.C. metro area. The interior has … Continue reading

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Is Hyattsville Becoming ‘Surban’?

Hyattsville is not urban or suburban, it’s becoming “surban.” A recent article in the Washington Post quoted a real estate consultant describing some new projects in Prince George’s County using this term. The Town Center development includes restaurants, shops and bars, … Continue reading

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District Taco Coming to Riverdale Park Station

District Taco is heading to Riverdale Park Station as well. The popular D.C. eatery is one of the other planned tenants for the new shopping center around the upcoming Whole Foods grocery store. District Taco is not just another Mexican … Continue reading

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