College Park

City Council debates participation in UMD shuttle program

December 12, 2019

By SOPHIE GORMAN ORIANI — At the Dec 2. city council meeting, councilmembers discussed whether or not to continue the City of Hyattsville’s relationship with the University of Maryland (UMD) shuttle program, Shuttle-UM.  Currently, the City of Hyattsville has a memorandum of understanding [read more]

Meals on Wheels delivers nutrition … and much more

November 6, 2019

By HEATHER WRIGHT — What happens when you want to age in place in your own home but getting food for yourself is a struggle? For millions of seniors across the U.S., Meals on Wheels America programs come to the rescue by delivering food. But that’s not all Meals on Wheels delivers. According to [read more]

College Park hopes to add vibrancy to downtown with large mural

January 28, 2019

By ROXANNE READY — The College Park City-University Partnership has requested artist proposals for a 57-foot-wide mural near the intersection of Baltimore Avenue and Knox Road. “We want it to make a statement about the community,” Eric Olson, the executive director of the partnership, said. A [read more]

Path between College Park, Riverdale now open for use

April 18, 2018

By MEAGAN MILLER — Two pillars at the corner of Albion Road and Route 1 were tied together by a red ribbon at 8:30 a.m. on April 5. Folks from the neighborhood and representatives from around the county snacked on donated Pike’s Place brew coffee from Riverdale Park Station Starbucks and [read more]

Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra finds a new home

January 21, 2018

BY KREIG MEYERS — Almost two years after the closure of their namesake, the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra (BCJO) may have found a new home thanks to the Artist Partner Program at the University of Maryland (UMD). The 17-piece jazz band, founded in 2010 by baritone saxophonist Brad Linde, had [read more]

Bike-share programs rolling into Hyattsville

July 15, 2017

BY BEN SIMASEK — Local transportation options will soon shift into high gear in Hyattsville. Over the next few years, the city plans to pilot two bike sharing programs. In spring 2018, the Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation will bring the Capital Bikeshare [read more]
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