Category: Announcements

Monument Village to Break Ground Next Wednesday

The official groundbreaking event for Monument Village in north College Park will take place next Wednesday Oct. 8th 2014 at  9122 Baltimore Ave College Park MD.  Please see the flyer below for more details.  Council member Denise Mitchell, Alan Hew and Mary Lehman are expected to speak. If you plan to join, please RSVP to Pam Zandy […]

Volunteers are Needed to Prep and Plant the Permaculture Pilot Garden!

Last year, the City’s Committee for a Better Environment (CBE) held an introductory workshop with professional landscaper Lincoln Smith on a gardening concept called “permaculture.” Shortly after, CBE, with the Mayor and Council’s approval, hired Lincoln to design a landscaping plan that would be installed along the Trolley Trail. Due to community concerns and budget […]

Tuesday September 30th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

Today: Metro to Host Public Hearing to Discuss Change in Bus Routes in College Park

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority will host Public Hearing for Bus Service Changes. Information Session at 6pm – Public Hearing at 6:30 pm. College Park routes affected: Route(s) 81, 82, 83, 86. Restructure service to split lines at College Park station to improve on-time performance and better balance frequency with demand on northern and southern segments.

Monday September 29th, 2014 in Announcements, Metro | No Comments »

College Park Day – This Saturday

Join us at this year’s celebration of all things College Park! College  Park Day will take place in the parking lot at 5000 Paint Branch Parkway,  which is at the corner of Corporal Frank Scott Drive, across from the  Tennis Center. Guest parking will be located at the College Park Metro  station – which is […]

Thursday September 25th, 2014 in Announcements, CollegeParkDay | No Comments »

Park and Planning Seeks Public Input for FY15 Budget

Public forums are being held this fall to solicit comments on The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission budget for planning, parks, and recreation in Prince George’s County for the next fiscal year, which begins July 1, 2015. The next forum will take place on Monday, October 6, 2014, 7:00-9:00 p.m. at 7007 Bock Road, Ft. Washington, Maryland Southern […]

Wednesday September 24th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

Group to Host Think-a-Thon to Discuss Arts and Culture in College Park

The City of College Parka and a University of Maryland group will jointly host a forum for College Park’s residents to discuss how arts and culture can transform the city, in particular Route 1. The event will take place on October 11 , from 2-5.30pm. Please see below for details.

Saturday September 20th, 2014 in Announcements, Art | No Comments »

GSA to Host Public Meetings on FBI’s Future Sites

Last week, the General Services Administration announced there will be four hearings to discuss potential sites for the new FBI headquarters over the next month. These meetings are public open houses where residents can meet with GSA planners to learn more about the project while “identifying issues and potential impacts associated with the FBI Headquarters […]

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 in Announcements, Development, FBI | No Comments »

Visit NextNOW Festival at The Clarice!

The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at UMD, is presenting its season opening event, NextNOW Fest, this weekend from tonight, Thursday 9/11 through Sunday 9/14. It’s a four-day festival of fun, interactive, and engaging arts performances by UMD, community, and international artists. Most events are free….a few are ticketed or require free advance reservations. More […]

Thursday September 11th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

Today: Pepco Asks Residents to Save Electricity

Pepco asks all of its customers to conserve energy today as an increased demand for electricity throughout the mid-Atlantic region is anticipated. The power supply in the region is expected to be sufficient to meet anticipated high demand. For Pepco Maryland customers, the Maryland Public Service Commission has approved Peak Energy Savings Credit. It rewards […]

Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 in Announcements, Pepco | No Comments »

Sign Up to Receive UMD Football Game Day Alerts

Today is the first home football game of the year at the University of Maryland. We expect to have a large crowd during the game day, especially on Route 1 and the University Blvd. To receive game day information text alerts regarding incidents, traffic problems, notifications about the start and end of incoming and outgoing […]

Saturday August 30th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

Tony Yanchulis is No Longer With Us

Tony Yanchulis, the former College Park Council member of 18 years passed away this past Saturday at the Doctor’s Community Hospital. Tony and his wife Betty moved to College Park in 1960 and raised a beautiful family of 5 children ( Elizabeth, Anthony III (Kathy), Suzanne, Christopher, and Mark (Sue)); 7 grant children ( Tim, […]

Wednesday August 27th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

Free School Giveaway at Duvall Field, Today

Today, Former Maryland Terrapin, Grevis Vasquez will be at Duvall Field for a family-oriented event and Back-to-School give away. Please bring your children and meet Grevis.

Saturday August 23rd, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

Police to Host Car Wash Charity Event This Saturday

The Maryland State Police will be doing a charity car wash event at their Sunnyside barrack (10100 Rhode Island avenue) this Saturday (1pm – 7pm). Please below for details.

Wednesday August 20th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

College Park Restaurant Week Begins Next Week

With 20 participating restaurants College Park Restaurant Week is back and bigger than ever. Each local business is offering a special menu or discount, so it’s a great opportunity to visit a family favorite or sample a more recent addition. Restaurant Week runs from Monday, August 18th to Sunday, August 24th. For visitors choosing Downtown […]

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Thursday August 14th, 2014 in Announcements, Business | No Comments »