The College Park Business Improvement Fund is once again receiving applications. Applications will be accepted from now until January 20th. All applications submitted will then undergo an evaluation based on criteria outlined here in the program guidelines. For a copy of the College Park Business Improvement Fund application, click here.
In 2012 the City of College Park, Maryland began research to create a brand that would raise awareness of the City’s numerous assets and promote it as a great place to live and work. Upon completion of the research, a logo and tagline were selected to market the City to potential residents, businesses, and visitors.
Given a thriving university, an educated population, proximity to the nation’s capital, and a growing transit network, the City of College Park has been branded as “A Smart Place to Live.”
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October 24, 2016
October 17, 2016
On Monday, October 24th at 7:00pm, Krazi Kebob and Bread N Greens will be hosting the next stop in the Live Smart, Eat Local Tour. This month the featured speakers are Ray Benton and Trinity Greer, who will be discussing the Junior Tennis Champions Center. Krazi Kebob offers a combination of rich flavorful Indian-Pakistani cuisine with Mexican tastes and style, while Bread N Greens specializes in salad served three different ways: a classic salad bowl, served inside of a baguette, or smoothie. The restaurants are located at 4427 Lehigh Road.
October 14, 2016
College Park’s most recent Pizza Restaurant, Paisano’s, opened it’s first University oriented location on Baltimore Ave. this fall. The gourmet pizza restaurant is very interested in being an active member of the community and has reached out to University of Maryland teams as well as local law enforcement.
Paisano’s prides themselves on making almost all of their ingredients fresh from scratch daily and the effort is paying off as the reactions by residents who have tried Paisano’s has been overwhelmingly positive. Paisano’s has dine in, take-out, delivery and catering for not only gourmet pizza, but also salads, pastas, subs, and more.
For a full menu, click here.
October 12, 2016
On October 8th the much anticipated barbeque restaurant Fat Pete’s officially opened it’s College Park location with over 500 people coming by on Saturday.
Fat Pete’s is located at 7406 Baltimore Ave and is ranked among the “Best BBQ Joints in DC”. Fat Pete’s College Park location specializes in smoked meats and vegetables.
Fat Pete’s BBQ Meat & Vegetable Smoking Company is open 7 days a week beginning at 11:30am and is available for private events, parties, and carry-out orders. Delivery will start soon on the University of Maryland Campus and the surrounding area.
October 10, 2016
The next meeting of the Downtown College Park Management Authority will take place on Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 at 3:30pm. The meeting will occur in the Council Chambers in City Hall (4500 Knox Road).
The following topics will be discussed during the meeting:
- Terps Downtown Debrief
- Permit Parking Fees in the Parking Garage
- Future Items and Plans