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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POH-YO Charcoal Chicken is officially open!

POH-YO gives you chicken at it’s finest: marinated in special seasonings, slow roasted over a charcoal flame, and meat so tender it falls off the bone. Founded by food enthusiasts that met in college, POH-YO brings food bursting with flavor and ethnic spice to College Park.

MilkBoy ArtHouse has arrived!

After much anticipation, the MilkBoy ArtHouse restaurant and performing arts venue on Route 1 has opened its doors. MilkBoy ArtHouse is a performance venue, restaurant and craft bar where the campus and community can gather, connect and explore. The restaurant is now fully operational with artists performances beginning this September.

OpenBarre is open for business!

College Park is now the home of OpenBarre, a new fitness studio, founded by University of Maryland alumni Lauren Filocco. OpenBarre aims to provide a unique workout experience that incorporates pilates, yoga and ballet with other exercises like squats and planks. There are four types of barre classes offered and you can sign up for classes on the studio’s website here!

COMING SOON…SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY, AND SELFIES!

Small Business Saturday will take place on Nov 26th, and College Park is going to celebrate with a #ShopSmall Selfie event!

How it works:

1.) Show your support by taking selfies at your favorite local businesses on Nov 26th.
2.) Tag the businesses in each photo and post the photos using the following hashtags: #ShopSmall and #ShopCollegePark.

For more information contact Ryan Chelton at rchelton@collegeparkmd.gov

Numi Yoga Now Open on College Ave.

Kelsey Starr is the founder of Numi Yoga, now open on College Ave. Kelsey has been practicing yoga since 2010 and has completed over 500 hours of training with local and nationally recognized teachers. Previously having taught yoga in communities surrounding University of Michigan and University of Illinois, Kelsey now brings her expertise to another Big10 college town.

 

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