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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

Council to Approve Business Recognition Program

At tomorrow night’s meeting, the Council will consider approving the College Park Business of the Year program. If approved, City Staff will begin accepting applications on May 1st. The College Park Business of the Year program was discussed during a Worksession on January 22, 2019. The City Council requested to see formal guidelines and the […]

Monday April 22nd, 2019 in Business | Comments Off on Council to Approve Business Recognition Program

Lidl to Open Soon – Traffic Advisory this Weekend

College Park’s brand new grocery store Lidl is set to open soon – as early as in late May / early June. According to the latest announcement, the store was set to open this spring. I’ll keep you posted once we get a confirmation. The 36,185 Square Feet store has been under construction starting early […]

Wednesday April 10th, 2019 in Announcements, Business | Comments Off on Lidl to Open Soon – Traffic Advisory this Weekend

What is Going to Happen to College Park Shoppers?

In case you haven’t heard, the parent company of Shoppers grocery store is going out of the retail business. According to this news, Some of the Shoppers stores have already been taken over by Giant, and some others are expected to sell to other grocery outlets. At this point there’s little information available at this time on […]

Monday March 25th, 2019 in Business | 2 Comments »

‘Save the Dandelions’ Starts Tomorrow at MoM’s College Park Store

Starting tomorrow, March 23 and 24, the MoM’s store in north College will host local environmental groups, staffing tables with information, activities, and examples of the consequences of using pesticides and fertilizers to grow the perfect lawn. At the event, the store will offer alternatives that have less impact on the environment. I spoke the […]

Friday March 22nd, 2019 in Business, Environment | Comments Off on ‘Save the Dandelions’ Starts Tomorrow at MoM’s College Park Store

Recognizing College Park’s Best Businesses

A few months back, I asked staff looking into the possibility of establishing a business recognition award that would be awarded to an outstanding College Park business on an annual basis. The purpose of the program would be to highlight how the awarded business has positively impacted the College Park community (and thus serves as […]

Monday January 21st, 2019 in Business | Comments Off on Recognizing College Park’s Best Businesses

Cybrary to Bring 200 Jobs to College Park

Cybrary, a company offering free online cybersecurity training programs, plans to expand and add more than 200 new jobs in the county. The company will relocate its headquarters to an interim space of nearly 11,000 square feet at 5801 University Research Court in College Park before moving to its permanent location, a 25,000 square-foot facility […]

Tuesday November 27th, 2018 in Business | Comments Off on Cybrary to Bring 200 Jobs to College Park

Support College Park’s Small Businesses Tomorrow on Small Business Saturday

Tomorrow, November 24 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 23rd, 2018 in Business | Comments Off on Support College Park’s Small Businesses Tomorrow on Small Business Saturday

Posh Cycling and Fitness to Open this Saturday

The Posh Fitness and Cycling in Hollywood plans to have its grand opening this Saturday from 8am -3pm. The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 1pm They will have a live DJ, free massages, refreshments, prizes, and demo classes. Please see the flyer below for more details.

Sunday October 28th, 2018 in Announcements, Business | Comments Off on Posh Cycling and Fitness to Open this Saturday

A Fitness Business Coming to Hollywood

Great news! A fitness business is coming to the Hollywood commercial district very soon. The north College Park resident and owner, Melissa Blain will open her new “POSH Cycling and Fitness” store at the old video store at the northeast corner of the Hollywood commercial district (9925 Rhode Island Avenue). At frmation.com is a fitness […]

Monday September 17th, 2018 in Business | Comments Off on A Fitness Business Coming to Hollywood

Tropical Smoothies to Open its Door in North College Park

This Friday, Tropical Smoothie Cafe, sometimes referred to as Tropical Smoothie, will open its door in north College Park, at 10260 Baltimore Avenue, (next to the Potbelly restaurant). In addition to smoothies, the restaurant will offer sandwiches, wraps, salads, flat breads, and bowls to customers. All Flatbreads will be $1.99 (limit 2/person/day) and the first […]

Monday August 13th, 2018 in Announcements, Business | Comments Off on Tropical Smoothies to Open its Door in North College Park

Comptroller Franchot Visits Duvall Field and Local Buisnesses

This Monday, Maryland’s Comptroller, Peter Franchot, visited the City. The Comptroller came to the City to visit the new Duvall Field concession stand and plaza that received Program Open Space funding, and the second is to promote Shop MD Tax Free Week and local Maryland businesses by visiting three College Park Businesses (Wood’s Flower, Proteus […]

Thursday August 2nd, 2018 in Business | Comments Off on Comptroller Franchot Visits Duvall Field and Local Buisnesses