College Park

PHOTOS: A bit of winter weather on a February day

February 17, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Updated at 11:24 p.m. From Feb. 16 into Feb. 17, the Washington, D.C. metro region received several inches of snow. Unofficial snow totals outside the Hyattsville Life & Times mobile newsroom showed it was possible there was up to four inches of snow locally. According to [read more]

Local schools participate in Felegy honors concert

December 9, 2014

BY ZACH MELVIN – It was a packed house at the University of Maryland’s Dekelbaum Auditorium on Nov. 20. Around 900 people filled the stands, spilling into the balcony seating, to listen to the 39th Annual Edward M. Felegy Honors Concert. “This was a particularly special performance,” [read more]

2014 HL&T Holiday Activity Guide (updated 12/12)

November 22, 2014

Have an event that should be on this list? Contact us.   28th Annual Winter Festival of Lights Opens Friday, Nov. 28 at 5 p.m. Watkins Regional Park. 301 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro Don’t want to mob-shop on Black Friday? Opening today is the 28th Annual Winter Festival of Lights, the [read more]

Attempted kidnapping in College Park

November 17, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT — The Prince George’s County Police Department is searching for a suspect in a brazen attempted kidnapping in College Park. Authorities say that at approximately 6 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 16, a man tried to grab a University of Maryland student as she was getting out of her [read more]

Council discusses UMD shuttle agreement with university official

November 14, 2014

BY GRANT WHITTINGTON — On November 3, the Hyattsville City Council again discussed a proposal that would give city residents access to the UMD shuttle. The sticking point for the council was the university’s proposed age restriction. Director of Transportation Services at the University of [read more]

City Council discusses possible UMD shuttle agreement

October 14, 2014

BY GRANT WHITTINGTON — On October 6, the Hyattsville City Council discussed a proposed agreement that would allow non-student residents to ride the UMD shuttle from various spots in Hyattsville to the University of Maryland. The shuttle currently serves the City as a way for University students [read more]

Purple Line seeks submissions for artist pool

September 17, 2014

The Purple Line, a light rail project to connect Prince George’s and Montgomery County, announced it is seeking professional artists and art teams to produce works of public art. The call to artists is directed at people who work with a broad range of media and work will be featured on [read more]

Language museum closes doors, moves online

September 9, 2014

The National Museum of Language in College Park is crammed into three rooms, all of which overflow with rolled-up maps and posters, stacks of books – and, at the moment,  moving supplies. Since 2008, the museum has resided on the second floor of an office building just off Baltimore Avenue. But [read more]
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