Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The Washington Redskins will hand out food to feed 3,500 Prince George's needy families this Thanksgiving today at FedEx Field.
For the tenth year, The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation will provide a Thanksgiving meal for 3,500 needy Prince George's County families Tuesday as a part of their annual Harvest Feast. The foundation teamed up with Harris Teeter, a DC-area grocer, several Redskin alumni, the Hogettes, Santa and more than 200 volunteers to hand out 3,500 turkeys and food baskets. The families had to pre-register and qualify to receive the food. The event is not open to the public. The Redskins have passed out over 818,600 pounds of packaged and fresh food and 285,500 pounds of turkey to families in need since 2003. The children in attendance will get meet Santa and receive gift bags as well. The event will be held from noon to 5 p.m.
Sunday, April 8, 2012
Harris Teeter at College Park Shopping Center still a possibility.
Monday, January 30, 2012
Developers recently said they hope to open a grocery store someday in the College Park Shopping Center.
Monday, January 30, 2012
After developers shared their hope to someday open a grocery store at the College Park Shopping Center, conversation ensued among residents—both online and at a recent citizens association meeting—about which grocery store they wanted most. Out of curiosity, let's put it to a poll. If College Park got another grocery store, what do you hope it would be? And with the Shoppers and Mom's Organic Market already in the city, does College Park need another grocery store? Is it dependent on whether or not the Cafritz project is approved? It would bring a Whole Foods Market just south of College Park.
Sunday, January 29, 2012
Patch has a summery of College Park news from the week.
If you're trying to play catchup on this week's College Park action, here's a summary: UMd. Students returned to College Park this week, with classes at the University of Maryland starting up on Wednesday. That night, the Duke University basketball team also visited the city. Though police stood ready for post-game rioting, it was an uneventful night after the Terps lost 74-61 to the Blue Devils. Murder Case The plea hearing was postponed for Deandre Ricardo Williams, who is charged for the shooting murder of UMd. student Justin DeSha-Overcash. A new date was yet to be announced, as of Friday. Development College Park officials and developers are exploring ways to obtain a beer and wine license for a future grocery store, hoping to attract…
Friday, January 27, 2012
The council isn't voting consistently, editorial board writes.
Monday, January 23, 2012
A leasing company gauged community interest for a mixed commercial and residential development that includes a grocery store in downtown College Park.
Harris Teeter may be interested in opening a grocery store in downtown College Park, according to the executive vice president of the company that leases the property. Robert Schwenger of JBG Rosenfeld Retail said that Harris Teeter is one of several grocery stores that has shown recent interest in building at the College Park Shopping Center, south of Hartwick Road. Schwenger visted Thursday's Calvert Hills Citizens Association meeting to gauge the community’s interest in having a mixed-use development, including a grocery store, built on that property. College Park resident Leo Shapiro said the possibility of such a redevelopment is worth exploring. “Residents and elected officials will all be excited about it,” Shapiro said. City …