Trader Joes Opening in College Park

The City of College Park confirms that grocer Trader Joe’s is coming to the Aster development at 4429 Calvert Road at the intersection of Baltimore Avenue. Trader Joe’s has over 500 stores nationwide. The College Park store will have approximately 14,000 square feet of space. It will feature traditional Trader Joe’s items and their environmentally friendly products. Of note, Trader Joe’s Neighborhood Shares Program donates 100% of unsold products to local food recovery organizations. Mayor Patrick Wojahn stated, “The City of College Park collaborated with the County to help make the case for this location, anchored in a growing community and a thriving college town. College Park is thrilled to welcome Trader Joe’s to our diverse and vibrant community. This high-quality grocer will provide a great business for our residents and visitors, making another milestone in our reinvention of downtown College Park.” Trader Joe’s will open in Fall 2022.

Mr. Fries Man Opening

HELLLOOOO!! West Coast-based Mr. Fries Man had a Grand Opening at the Campus Village Shoppes 8147 Baltimore Avenue this past weekend. The City of College Park welcomes Owner Ms. Belinda Bortsi. The friendly venue is decorated with local Terp scenes and stories of the franchise’s beginnings.  The Mr. Fries Man menu is filled with great munchies Come check it out. Hours are: Everyday 11 am to 9pm.

The College Park Farmers Market is Open

The College Park Farmers Market at the Hollywood Shopping Center started on May 7th and will open every Saturday 9am-1pm thru November 19, 2022. There are several vendors offering locally made and produced goods. For more information, please contact Julie Beavers at

City of College Park-American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)

as of April 26, 2022

In March 2021, The U.S. Congress passed the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). ARPA provides funding for many programs and services to citizens and small businesses of College Park. The Graph below will illustrate some of the uses and positive impact of ARPA funding in our community.

College Park based Families, Individuals, and Businesses can apply for ARPA Assistance at

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