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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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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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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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Independence Day Concert and Fireworks

A free concert and fireworks spectacular from the City of College Park and the University of Maryland will be held at the University of Maryland Campus in Parking Lot 1 adjacent to Campus Drive. NightLife will entertain from 7 p.m. … 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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New Tech Center Takes Shape in College Park

The outlines of Route 1’s next big addition have become clear this week as construction continues at the entrance to the University of Maryland on Campus Drive. Named for a co-founder of Oculus VR, the Brendan Iribe Center for Computer … Continue reading

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Kapnos Taverna Headed to College Park

Noted D.C. restaurateur Mike Isabella is bringing his Greek restaurant to College Park. Isabella, whom you may recognize from his stints on “Top Chef,” will bring an outpost of Kapnos Taverna to The Hotel at the University of Maryland this summer. … Continue reading

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College Park Pioneers Amazon’s Latest Idea

College Park is one of 19 places around the country testing Amazon’s latest retail concept. Located in Terrapin Row off Guilford Drive, Amazon @ College Park doesn’t sell anything. Instead, you shop online and pick up your packages in the store. If you … Continue reading

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