College Park is best known for the University of Maryland and its 36,000 students, but there is so much more to this community than just the university. College Park is full of great restaurants, shops, running trails, arts and cultural opportunities, sporting events, and more. Sure, it’s got a lot of students, but it’s not just riots and frat parties. And since I’ve mostly only seen the riot/frat party side of College Park while visiting friends who attended the university years ago, I’ve asked our friends at the fantastic planning and development blog Rethink College Park to tell us what’s great about their community outside of UMD. Read on to find out what College Park residents love about their community, and what you’ll have to check out next time you’re in the area.
Via DCist we have a Washington Post report that last week’s UMD “cougar” may actually have been a large Savannah (serval/domestic feline hybrid). So I guess all you people who couldn’t resist making cougar jokes last week all feel pretty silly now. Me, I’ll settle for saying the title of this post with an Arnold Schwarzenegger accent.
(Flickr photo of a yawning Savannah Cat courtesy drlisa)