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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Food Trucks Launch in Downtown College Park

On September 2nd, College Park is launching as the first operating Food Truck Hub in Prince George’s County.

The Q Truck, as seen on the Fox 5 News Zip Trip segment featuring the City of College Park, will feature fresh and exciting quesadilla flavors: Fresh Salmon and Chive Quesadilla, Caprese Quesadilla with a Balsamic Glaze, Whiskey Mac & Cheese Quesadilla and so much more. The Q Truck is excited to call Prince George’s County home.

Click here to read the official press release.

Hollywood Farmers Market Returns: April 23rd

The Hollywood Farmers Market is not only a place where you can buy produce, sweets and crafts, but it is also a place to meet with your neighbors, find out what is happening in the neighborhood and see what your community groups can offer for you. You can meet produce and craft vendors who live right here in north College Park. You can also meet community groups, local business owners and our local police officers who will come and talk about the things they’re working on.

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Third Thirsty Thursday, Tonight at Ledo Restaurant

Join the City/University Community at The Original Ledo Restaurant to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Living, Shopping, and Working in College Park on Thursday, March 17th (5PM)!

The College Park Community Foundation will be there to promote their organization in the College Park Mother’s Day 5K.

Join us for a chance to win a free registration to the 5K! This event is appropriate for children of all ages (1 to 101).

METRO Closes 91 Stations on Wednesday

Metro General Manager/CEO Paul J. Wiedefeld, with support from the Authority’s Board of Directors, today announced the full closure of the Metrorail system on Wednesday, March 16, for emergency inspections of the system’s third-rail power cables following an early morning tunnel fire yesterday. Read More…

Farmers Market Scheduled to Begin on April 24th

The Downtown College Park Farmers Market will open for the 2016 season on Sunday, April 24, 2016.

The market started in 2011 as an effort to increase access to fresh produce in the heart of the City for both residents and students at the University of Maryland. The market continues to grow as each season has seen an increase in both customers and vendors. The market emphasizes locally-grown fruit and vegetables as all produce must be from within a 150-mile radius of the market.

The market is open on Sundays from 10:00am to 2:00pm during the season, which runs from April to November each year. The market takes place at City Hall (4500 Knox Road College Park, Maryland 20740).

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