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City’s COVID Small Business Assisstance Program to End Dec 10

As the state is in its third phase of recovery, the COVID-19 pandemic has and continues to affect our lives in numerous ways. From working and schooling at home, to ordering groceries online or only ordering takeout, College Park residents have had to adjust their whole way of life. Unfortunately, for some, this crisis meant […]

Friday December 4th, 2020 in Business, COVID-19 | Comments Off on City’s COVID Small Business Assisstance Program to End Dec 10

Shop Local – This Saturday

We should continue to reinforce safety messages from the Health Department about shopping safely during the holidays, especially by shopping online, but we definitely want residents to consider supporting our small and local businesses for their holiday shopping. Shop local. Shop College Park. Shop Prince George’s!

Thursday November 26th, 2020 in Announcements, Business | Comments Off on Shop Local – This Saturday

College Park’s Original Ledo to Close its Doors Tomorrow. New Ledo and Juicery to Start Soon

After operating 65 years of business in College Park, and Adelphi, the original Ledo restaurant is closing its doors as early as tomorrow. The owners listed the business for sale in January 2020, as the owner was looking to retire. In a few months, the restaurant will return under new management. Greenbelt based Chesapeake Hospitality […]

Saturday November 21st, 2020 in Business | Comments Off on College Park’s Original Ledo to Close its Doors Tomorrow. New Ledo and Juicery to Start Soon

Support College Park Volunteer Fire Dept Tomorrow!

Join College Park Nursery School and Potomac Pizza in raising funds for their first responders at CPVFD. 20% of all purchases at Potomac Pizza tomorrow (Thurs 5/7) from open to close will go to the fire department. They have contact free takeout options! Help our students and families recognize the hard work of our emergency […]

Wednesday May 6th, 2020 in Announcements, Business | Comments Off on Support College Park Volunteer Fire Dept Tomorrow!

Shoppers College Park to Offer Special Hours for Senior and At-Risk Residents

Good news! Starting next week, Shoppers College Park has agreed to start special hours for seniors and at-risk residents at its store. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation, these exclusive hours will run every Tuesday and Thursday from 7 am to 9 am. The notices at the Shoppers College Park store read: “Help Us Help […]

Saturday April 18th, 2020 in Business, COVID-19 | Comments Off on Shoppers College Park to Offer Special Hours for Senior and At-Risk Residents

Resources for Local Businesses & More During COVID-19

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led to major changes to protect our community’s health and safety. Governor Hogan has enacted emergency executive orders, including closing of non-essential businesses, issuing a stay-at-home directive and more in an effort to flatten the curve. The City’s Department of Planning, Community & Economic Development wants to keep you informed […]

Wednesday April 8th, 2020 in Business, COVID-19 | Comments Off on Resources for Local Businesses & More During COVID-19

City Considering COVID-19 Assistance to the Community Groups and Local Businesses

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused enormous challenges for businesses and residents in the City. In order to protect public health and safety, the Governor has ordered businesses to close and people to stay at home except for essential services. The University of Maryland campus is closed. Many College Park business owners, employees, and residents have […]

Sunday April 5th, 2020 in Announcements, Business, Community, COVID-19 | Comments Off on City Considering COVID-19 Assistance to the Community Groups and Local Businesses

MilkBoy to Close – Clarice to Continue Shows

After spending two and a half years in College Park, MilkBoy has closed. Shows produced by The Clarice are expected to continue at this location, and additional details about future plans are forthcoming. A new good and beverage partner is being sought to bring quality arts, music and entertainment to this venue. MilkBoy has said […]

Wednesday January 1st, 2020 in Announcements, Business | Comments Off on MilkBoy to Close – Clarice to Continue Shows

Please Help Keep College Park Shoppers Store as a Quality Grocery Retailer

At tonight’s meeting, I plan to ask our City Council to consider approving a letter to United Natural Foods, Inc. (Shoppers parent company) to keep College Park store maintained as a quality grocery store. Please see the text of the letter below. If approved, the letter will be jointly signed by the College Park City […]

Tuesday December 10th, 2019 in Business | Comments Off on Please Help Keep College Park Shoppers Store as a Quality Grocery Retailer

Shoppers College Park Survives Sales and Closures, for Now

Yesterday, Shoppers’ parent company, United Natural Foods Inc., UNFI, announced 13 Shoppers locations are being sold to other companies and four locations are being closed permanently. Thankfully, the Shoppers in College Park is not in the list of these 17 stores. College Park store plus 21 other stores will remain open as “Shoppers” in the […]

Sunday December 8th, 2019 in Business | Comments Off on Shoppers College Park Survives Sales and Closures, for Now

Tomorrow, November 30 is Small Business Saturday

Tomorrow, November 30 is the Small Business Saturday®. Founded by American Express in 2010, this day celebrates and supports the small businesses that make communities unique. From family-run corner stores to food trucks to online boutiques, small businesses are an important part of our lives. When they succeed, we all do. This year, we want […]

Friday November 29th, 2019 in Business | Comments Off on Tomorrow, November 30 is Small Business Saturday

Congratulations, POSH Cycling and Fitness!

Congratulations to Posh Cycling & Fitness in north College Park for getting College Park’s 2019 Business of the year award! The award was announced at last night’s City Council meeting On September 23rd, the subcommittee met to score the nominations using the criteria described in the program guidelines. After determining the three businesses with the […]

Wednesday October 16th, 2019 in Announcements, Business | Comments Off on Congratulations, POSH Cycling and Fitness!

Business Recognition Award Voting Ends Today

If you haven’t already, voting ends today! College Park’s growing and vibrant business community is full of unsung heroes who provide well-paying jobs for our residents, develop creative solutions to everyday problems, and take care of the community that they call home. The City has been collecting nominations for Business of the Year all summer […]

Friday October 11th, 2019 in Announcements, Business | Comments Off on Business Recognition Award Voting Ends Today

7 Businesses Nominated for 2019 the Best Business of the Year Award

On May 1st, the newly established College Park Business of the Year program began accepting nominations. Applications were accepted through August 31st, 2019 and the City received fourteen nominations for seven different businesses. Staff has vetted all applications for eligibility and completeness according to the program guidelines, and a subcommittee of four City Councilmembers will […]

Friday September 6th, 2019 in Business | Comments Off on 7 Businesses Nominated for 2019 the Best Business of the Year Award

Business of the Year Recognition Program – Please Submit Your Nomination

College Park’s growing and vibrant business community is full of unsung heroes who provide well-paying jobs for our residents, develop creative solutions to everyday problems, and take care of the community that they call home. To show our appreciation for these outstanding businesses and their positive impacts on our community, the City has recently developed […]

Sunday July 14th, 2019 in Announcements, Business | Comments Off on Business of the Year Recognition Program – Please Submit Your Nomination