COLLEGE PARK, MD. - The University of Maryland
and developer David H. Hillman
of Southern Management Corporation
announce that the construction of The Hotel at the University of Maryland
has been approved by the state and will break ground in spring 2015.
The hotel and conference center will be built on a parcel of land on the east side of campus opposite Turner Hall. The $115 million project is the cornerstone to the University's vision to encourage redevelopment of the existing downtown College Park business district, in conjunction with strategic development along the Route 1 corridor. Read More >
“When,” I asked her, “did you realize that you, were, well, you know, an actual prostitute?”
“Well,” she said, rubbing her cigarette out in the waffle-patterned wrought-iron table, shielding her eyes against the sun as it set in the distance, “I’d been dancing for a while, and there was kind of a grey area there, you’d date a guy and he’d toss you some mo… Read More >
The U.S. hotel industry reported positive results in the three key performance metrics during June 2014, according to data from STR
. Overall, the U.S. hotel industry’s occupancy was up 2.9 percent to 71.7 percent; its average daily rate rose 4.3 percent to US$116.20; and its revenue per available room increased 7.2 percent to US$83.27. Read More >
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Lauryn Hill is about to be sprung from home confinement -- because we've learned she's going to sing sing.
Malaysia's transport minister, Liow Tiong Lai, said on Friday that MH17 was following "the right route on the right path", as he fielded a barrage of questions from local and foreign reporters as to why the Malaysia Airlines flight passed over a warzone. Read More >