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City Joins Communities to Support Small Businesses

The City of College Park joins communities across the country in celebrating local small businesses! Read more here. For this Small Business Saturday and beyond, help support a local College Park business by shopping small. For a directory of businesses, including restaurants and retail stores in College Park, visit www.collegepark.life. [City of College Park]

Monday November 21st, 2022 in Business | No Comments »

City may Assist More Hotels and Restaurants using ARPA Grants

The Hospitality and Hotel industry in College Park suffered severe economic calamity during the Pandemic. Loss of revenue from room occupancy, conferences and food sales displaced workers and reduced many services offered by the hotels and restaurants. The Mayor and Council approved the use of ARPA Funds to assist College Park Hospitality and Hotel industries […]

Monday October 31st, 2022 in Business, COVID-19 | Comments Off on City may Assist More Hotels and Restaurants using ARPA Grants

Today is Small Business Saturday. Let’s Support Our Local Businesses

When you Shop Small, you’re not just supporting neighborhood favorites – you’re investing in a community. Whether you’re a local or in town for the holidays, explore our small businesses near you – and Shop Small all season long. You can explore small businesses in College Park here: http://shopcollegepark.org Small Business Saturday in support of […]

Saturday November 27th, 2021 in Business | Comments Off on Today is Small Business Saturday. Let’s Support Our Local Businesses

Bagel Place Closes its Doors after Serving 35 Years

After operating for 35 years, one of College Park’s favorite businesses closed its doors yesterday. It looks like the landlord wants a longer-term lease, but Bagel Place wants a shorter one so that they may retire early. The City tried to help find a solution, and even tried to look for a place but sadly […]

Saturday October 30th, 2021 in Business | 1 Comment »

Hollywood Shopping Center Gets Some Help with Improved Lighting

Recently, the Hollywood Shopping Center added 22 energy-efficient LED lights and 4 Floodlights encompassing the entire perimeter of the Center. Located at 9805 Rhode Island Avenue, the shopping center has My Organic Market (MoM’s) as its anchor tenant, Proteus Bike and Brews, Pizza Roma and a few other stores. The shopping center is owned by […]

Friday October 29th, 2021 in Business | Comments Off on Hollywood Shopping Center Gets Some Help with Improved Lighting

Local Business ‘Shop in Maryland’ May Join New City Hall’s Retail Space

Shop Made in Maryland is a proposed new retail establishment focused on local goods in Maryland and College Park. This store is based on the successful Shop Made in D.C. chain owned and operated by the same entrepreneurs. The space will include a coffee bar and small cafe, and beer and wine service are slated […]

Monday October 11th, 2021 in Business | Comments Off on Local Business ‘Shop in Maryland’ May Join New City Hall’s Retail Space

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