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City May Install Art Feature / Signage Near Proposed LIDL Store

When the City supported the detailed site plan of the proposed LIDL grocery store in Berwyn, LIDL agreed to design and install an art feature/interpretive signage for the area designated as the Berwyn Road Plaza located at the intersection of Route 1 and Berwyn Road, which is an entry way to the Berwyn neighborhood. LIDL […]

Saturday July 14th, 2018 in Business | Comments Off on City May Install Art Feature / Signage Near Proposed LIDL Store

MoM’s Grand Opening – In Pictures

MoM’s new store in the old REI opened yesterday. Here are a few photos I took when I checked out in the afternoon.

Saturday July 7th, 2018 in Business | Comments Off on MoM’s Grand Opening – In Pictures

City’s 2018 State of Economy

City’s Economic Development Coordinator made the annual state of City’s economy at last week’s City Council meeting. You can find the entire presentation here on City’s website. Here are a few highlights. 1. City’s current population is 32,303 – There has been a 6.3% increase from the April 2010 Census. 2. There are a total […]

Monday June 25th, 2018 in Business, Development | Comments Off on City’s 2018 State of Economy

MoM’s Moving to New Location Early Next Month

I cannot wait to see MoM’s opening at the new location (@ the old REI place). The new store will have nearly twice in space (27,500 square feet), compared to what they currently have (15,000 sq ft). In addition to everything the current store has, the new space will have an organic cafe (called Naked […]

Sunday June 24th, 2018 in Announcements, Business, Development | Comments Off on MoM’s Moving to New Location Early Next Month

Tomorrow is Small Business Saturday

Tomorrow, Saturday, November 25, 2017 is Small Business Saturday – a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities.  With the holiday season upon us now is a great time to purchase goods which support local businesses and contribute to College Park’s economic growth and vitality! Don’t forget to […]

Friday November 24th, 2017 in Announcements, Business | Comments Off on Tomorrow is Small Business Saturday

Amazon Selects College Park as 1 of 5 locations for Instant Pickup Service

This week, Amazon introduced Instant Pickup, a free service offering Prime and Prime Student members a curated selection of daily essentials available for pickup in two minutes or less at five of Amazon’s fully staffed pickup, students can use an amazon promo code to get a discount con their purchase. College Park is one of […]

Friday August 18th, 2017 in Announcements, Business | Comments Off on Amazon Selects College Park as 1 of 5 locations for Instant Pickup Service

Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week Starts Today!

The Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week begins today! The Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week for 2017 is Sunday, August 13 – Saturday, August 19. That means qualifying apparel and footwear $100 or less, per item, are exempt from the state sales tax. This year, the first $40 of a backpack or bookbag purchase is also tax-free. Accessory […]

Sunday August 13th, 2017 in Announcements, Business | Comments Off on Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week Starts Today!

MOM’s Organic Market to Move to Larger Space as REI Leaves Next Month

MOM’s Organic Market will take the REI’s vacant spot, as REI moves out to DC next month. The good news is that the new expanded MOM’s will have a restaurant inside it. I came to know the news a few week’s ago after talking to a representative of the New Carrolton Enterprises, the owner of […]

Friday January 13th, 2017 in Business | Comments Off on MOM’s Organic Market to Move to Larger Space as REI Leaves Next Month

College Park Businesses: Recently Opened and Coming Soon

Wednesday January 4th, 2017 in Business | Comments Off on College Park Businesses: Recently Opened and Coming Soon

College Park to Celebrate ‘Small Business Saturday’ Tomorrow

Tomorrow, November 26, is the “Small Business Saturday”. College Park is going to celebrate with a #ShopSmall Selfie event! How it works: 1) Show your support by taking selfies at your favorite local businesses on Nov 26th. 2) Tag the businesses in each photo and post the photos using the following hashtags: #ShopSmall and #ShopCollegePark. […]

Friday November 25th, 2016 in Business | Comments Off on College Park to Celebrate ‘Small Business Saturday’ Tomorrow

Lidl Plans to Open Store in College Park

The European discount grocery store Lidl is planning to open a new store in College Park, at the site of the current Clarion Inn Hotel, which is proposed to be razed. The representatives from the store will come to tomorrow’s City Council meeting to talk about their plan. Lidl US Operations, LLC, is requesting the approval of a […]

Monday September 19th, 2016 in Business | 1 Comment »

E-Z Storage May Move to North College Park

According to City staff, the M-NCPPC has accepted a Detailed Site Plan application for construction of a proposed EZ Storage building and surface parking to replace an existing business known as Hydra Lift Industrial Truck, Inc. at 5151 Branchville Road. Staff attended a Subdivision and Development Review Committee meeting with other referral agencies to discuss […]

Tuesday August 16th, 2016 in Business | Comments Off on E-Z Storage May Move to North College Park

Collège Park Food Truck Hub May Operate until Midnight

At this week’s Council worksession, the City Council will consider extending the proposed downtown food truck hub until midnight. College Park Ventures LLC received City support for a food truck hub located in Downtown College Park at the former Little Tavern site, at the intersection of Route 1 and Lehigh Road. Operation of this hub […]

Saturday July 30th, 2016 in Business | Comments Off on Collège Park Food Truck Hub May Operate until Midnight

Free Parking in Downtown College Park

Weekdays after 5 p.m., Weekends all-day Downtown College Park Garage and City Hall lot May 28 through August 14, 2016 Your evening and weekend plans just got even better! The City of College Park is offering Free Parking in the Downtown College Park Garage and City Hall lot, weekdays after 5:00 p.m. and all day on weekends. Free Parking in Downtown College […]

Wednesday July 27th, 2016 in Announcements, Business | Comments Off on Free Parking in Downtown College Park

Polystyrene Ban Goes in Effect in Prince George’s County

Prince George’s County Council has finally banned the certain use of polystyrene in the food industry. Last year County Councilwoman Mary Lehman introduced and passed CB 5-2015, legislation prohibiting the use and sale of certain expanded polystyrene food service products and loose fill packaging effective July 2016. These containers are not easily recycled, do not […]

Monday July 18th, 2016 in Business, County | Comments Off on Polystyrene Ban Goes in Effect in Prince George’s County