The diversity of the UMD community has always been one of the university’s most beloved qualities among its students and alumni. Luckily for locals, this characteristic holds true beyond campus, extending throughout College Park, which is reflected by the city’s
Gailes’ Violin Shop: Full of Passionate and Experienced Music-Lovers
On the northern edge of College Park’s Hollywood neighborhood, Gailes’ Violin Shop is home to a passionate staff of musicians and music-lovers from all over the world. Located at 10013 Rhode Island Avenue, the shop sells, rents, and services high-quality
Downtown College Park Mural Update 8
This mural, supported by a grant from the Prince George’s County Redevelopment Authority’s and a matching grant from the City of College Park, is coming to life. This week it has gained attention from the Hyattsville Wire and the University’s
Downtown College Park Mural update 7
Cory L. Stowers and Jason Philp and their team worked late into the evening on Monday, October 21. They will be back in action on Wednesday, October 23. The mural is making much progress and is looking good. Click here
Downtown College Park Mural Update 6
Cory L. Stowers and his team are painting the mural today and will back on Wednesday, September 23, 2019, to continue their work.
Downtown College Park Mural Update 5
After Wednesday’s rain and Thursday’s wind, on Friday, October 18, Cory L. Stowers, Jason Philp and their team finished outlining the mural, and started filling it in. They are working top to bottom. These are photos from today’s work!
Generations of Flowers at Wood’s Flowers and Gifts
Specializing in the timeless gift of flowers, Wood’s Flowers and Gifts has been a staple of College Park for over three generations. This family business opened in 1938, when two students at the University of Maryland decided to open a
Downtown Mural Project Update 4
Last night, Monday, October 14, 2019, artists Cory L. Stowers and Jason Philp began adding the elements to the mural located on the prominent upper-story facade along Baltimore Avenue near the intersection with Knox Road. The outlines of the Terrapin,
Downtown Mural Project Update 3
On Friday, October 11, 2019, and over the weekend, artist Cory Stowers and his team finished priming the walls and are ready for outlining to start early this week.
Friendly Computer Services: Making Repairs More Pleasant
Friendly Computer Services is a computer-repair shop located at 9205 Baltimore Avenue, addressing both hardware and software problems. The shop can replace screens, remove viruses, and solve practically any other computer problem that customers may face. They pride themselves on