College Park

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]

UMD students help clean up Magruder Park, build foot path

August 29, 2014

According to the City of Hyattsville, students from the University of Maryland, including students from Turtle Camp, a UMD leadership program, spent several days  builing a foot path in Magruder Park, as well as removing invasive plants, trash, and debris. Turtle Camp helps clean up Magruder Park. [read more]

Weekend track work on Green Line

July 15, 2014

If you are taking the Green Line this weekend, you may want to give yourself some extra time.  The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority says Green Line trains will operate every 22 minutes on Saturday between College Park and Branch Ave.  Trains are scheduled to operate at normal [read more]

Where to watch fireworks

July 4, 2014

Send us your Fourth of July celebration photos! University of Maryland Lot 1 adjacent to Campus Drive off Adelphi Road Concessions open at 5pm, entertainment at 7pm, fireworks at 9pm. Greenbelt Buddy Attick Park Community Drum Circle at 5:30 PM, Greenbelt Concert Band at 7:30, fireworks at 9:00 PM [read more]
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