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- Vegan Soul Food Cafe Headed to Mount Rainier
- Lidl to Open in College Park on June 19
- Kahvie Coffee Shop Now Open in Hyattsville
- Behnke's Nursery in Beltsville to Close in June
- Why College Park's New Bubble Tea Cafe is Big
- Kermit the Frog Spotted in University Park
- Route 1's Habit Burger Has a Secret Menu
- Lidl Grocery Store Headed to College Park
- Hidden Gem: A Taste of El Salvador in Hyattsville
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- Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center
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- Streetcar 82 Brewing Co.
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Tag Archives: transit
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is pushing new mixed-use developments in West Hyattsville and College Park. The reason: It would help balance the commuter train system. WMATA, the multi-state agency in charge of the Metro system, is working to … Continue reading
Few things are more symbolic of America suburbs than the giant parking lot. From malls to car dealerships to big box stores, developers have spent the latter half of the 20th century paving over lots to fill with cars, especially … Continue reading
The Purple Line could become one of the economic powerhouses of Maryland including some communities along the Route 1 corridor, according to one expert. At a meeting Monday in Riverdale Park for a coalition of business and nonprofit groups called … Continue reading
It’s no secret: Developers love mass transit. And they’re already loving the Purple Line. The light rail project isn’t expected to be operational until 2020, but already College Park is seeing new interest from builders and corporate tenants. Already, the … Continue reading
A key stretch of Route 1 between Riverdale Park Station and Calvert Hills will finally get a much-needed sidewalk. The developers of Riverdale Park Station and the city of College Park are helping add a sidewalk between Baltimore Avenue from Woodberry … Continue reading
The College Park Metro station will be unrecognizable in a few years. The Prince George’s County planning board has approved preliminary plans for an apartment and retail building just south of the Metro stop on River Road. Gilbane Development, which … Continue reading
The College Park Metro station is in a pretty awkward spot, when you think about it. Located at the intersection of Campus Drive and River Road, the commuter rail station is surrounded by underutilized industrial space and a tiny airport … Continue reading
Prince George’s County could soon take a small step that would greatly improve shops and apartments around the Route 1 corridor Metro stations. Some minor tweaks to the county’s 50-year-old zoning code would make it much easier to have mixed-use developments … Continue reading
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