#2011RemindedMe: What Were the Biggest Moments in College Park This Year?

What were the greatest, most memorable, or most difficult moments in 2011 for our great city?


Here we are, two days before the send-off of 2011, but surely we won't be leaving it behind.

I don't know about you, but I tend to tag my years as "the year that X," and then file it away until something reminds me of why that time in my life was so great... or not so great.

For me, there are a few ways I'll tag 2011. First, it's the year I finished my graduate education at the University of Maryland, and second, it's the year that I was adopted by the great City of College Park as the .

But what about College Park? What were the truly great, memorable or challenging moments in College Park? What things this year helped to define our city?

Share with Patch what moments over the past year define 2011 in College Park. Write your ideas in the comments, or Tweet @CollegePrkPatch with #2011RemindedMe.

Was it the arrival of , and the ? Was it the ? Was it a back-to-back and this summer?

Was this year lost at ? Or the , which many officials report is growing stronger and more collaborative?

Was it the from the State Highway Administration that could help the appearance of U.S. Route 1?

Or the at the university, the debut of , or arguably to ?

Or something else entirely?

Richard December 30, 2011 at 01:38 PM
Probably the introduction of the speed cameras although technically they came in at the end of 2010. With more than 100,000 tickets issued by July in a town with a population of 30,000, it is safe to say the city impacted more residents this way than just about anything else.


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