Unwind Compares Four Summer Storage Options in College Park

By Timmy Chong Sports Section Editor While the University of Maryland doesn’t offer storage for students who can’t take home their belongings during summer break, there are a variety of options in the surrounding area available to students who live on and off campus. We’ve gathered four of the most popular storage companies in the College Park area to help you choose the right fit … Continue reading Unwind Compares Four Summer Storage Options in College Park

Small Business Saturday deals take over College Park

By Samantha Caruso For Unwind magazine With the 2016 holiday season currently upon us, shoppers across the country have counted on events such as Black Friday and Cyber Monday to get the bulk of their holiday shopping done, while also saving money with the great deals that are offered each year. Fortunately for those who were unable to shop on these days, another prime shopping … Continue reading Small Business Saturday deals take over College Park

The 6 Best Indoor Happy Hours in College Park

By Bridget Divers For Unwind magazine As the temperature drops outside, people tend to migrate inside. Yet instead of huddling up watching Netflix after class, head out to one of the many Happy Hours offered indoors in College Park this winter season. R. J. Bentley’s: Enjoy half-off appetizers on Friday and 20 percent off drinks throughout the week from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for … Continue reading The 6 Best Indoor Happy Hours in College Park

New Vegan Bistro opens on Valentine’s Day

By Senaya Savir Woodland’s Vegan Bistro, a foodie hotspot in the DC area, had its grand opening in College Park on Valentine’s Day, replacing The Maryland Smokehouse, and serving as the newest addition to the string of restaurants located underneath The Varsity and the University View. One of the bistro’s owners, Mickiyah Woodland, has high hopes for the restaurant’s opening. “Our Washington location serves a … Continue reading New Vegan Bistro opens on Valentine’s Day

Think-a-Thon comes to College Park

By Ben Harris It’s a question raised time and time again: How can this university and the city of College Park improve student-resident relationships to build a bigger community? About 40 students, faculty, residents and College Park officials met in October and came closer to answering this question by sharing their thoughts and ideas for the downtown stretch of Route 1. The Think-a-Thon, which took … Continue reading Think-a-Thon comes to College Park

Pizza Places: Too Many or Just Enough

By Jason Dobkin With more than 10 pizza restaurants in a 1.5-mile radius from the bars to The View, and more opening soon, College Park may be turning into the next pizza capital. Blaze Pizza is set to open soon in the space next to Bagel Place where former Mexican restaurant Lime used to be. With this much competition, it helps to bring something unique … Continue reading Pizza Places: Too Many or Just Enough

Hidden treasure unearthed on Berwyn Road

By Alessia Grunberger Tucked away on a quiet street on Berwyn Road, Fishnet, an award-winning seafood restaurant, creates a charming and peaceful ambiance where customers could enjoy fresh fish sandwiches, vegan falafels and other Mediterranean-style dishes. With his fresh food and unique flavors, Istanbul native and Fishnet owner Ferhat Yalci hopes customers will get a sense of Turkey’s “fish and bread,” a street food that … Continue reading Hidden treasure unearthed on Berwyn Road

New clothing store moves into College Park

By Alessia Grunberger   Every childhood memory Latoya Brown had would include the sound of her mother’s sewing machine and the sight of clients congregating in her house in Jamaica, waiting for their fittings or pickups. Brown’s mother, a seamstress who worked at home, had a room where all her fabrics and sewing supplies were stocked. In there, all the magic happened. “I grew up … Continue reading New clothing store moves into College Park

Easy come, easy go: CP restaurants struggle to stay in business

Businesses come and go in every town. But with the high rent prices and lack of parking on Route 1, College Park businesses are finding it hard to cater to anyone besides college students. This, in addition to students’ high expectations for cheap services, makes staying afloat difficult. Consequentially, many students were surprised to learn that Lime, a popular restaurant on Route 1, had permanently … Continue reading Easy come, easy go: CP restaurants struggle to stay in business