Tuesday, March 5, 2013
This step is the first in preparing the property for tenants, according to a town official.
After sitting vacant for more than a decade, the Riverdale Park Town Center is finally in the first stages of a build-out that may eventually lead to tenants occupying the space in 2013. The Town Center has long struggled to attract tenants. Last spring, the Town Center Market opened its doors in the first step towards revitalization the downtown area has seen in years. Nearly a year after the new market celebrated its grand opening, there has been some notable activity in the Town Center. New leasing signs have gone up, and utility companies have been a near constant presence on Queensbury Road. These signs of progress are not false, according to Councilman Jonathan Ebbeler (Ward 1), who said Douglas Development has assigned a project …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
The winter market will run from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Town Center Market.
It’s a gorgeous day for a walk, so head down to the Town Center Market where winter veg and free-range meat abound at Riverdale Park’s winter farmers market. The market will run from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. inside the Town Center Market. This week’s goods include: Unfortunately, market favorite In a Pickle has cancelled for the remainder of the winter market season, but will be returning in April.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Enjoy the first Riverdale Park winter market of 2013 today from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Town Center Market.
The Riverdale Park winter market is starting off 2013 with a bang, with Groff's Content Farm offering their Berkshire Pork Chops for $5 per pound, which is 50 percent off the regular price. This week's special guest vendor, Full Cellar Farm, will offer a variety of cold weather vegetables including Swiss chard, rutabagas, cabbage and beets. Also in attendance will be Stone Hearth Bakery and Zeke's Coffee. As if those delicious offerings were not enough, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. the Town Center Market will also be hosting a craft beer tasting featuring Heavy Seas Brewery and its new release, Black Cannon IPA. The winter market will run today from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. inside the Town Center Market. Check the event listing for more details. Let…
Thursday, September 20, 2012
The route will begin and end at Town Center Market.
Riverdale Park Police Chief David Morris, RPPD commanders, elected officials, and code enforcement staff are set to hold a Ward 2 public safety community walk this Saturday, Sept. 22 at 10:00 a.m. The walk will begin at Town Center Market and proceed through Ward 2 at a casual pace before circling back to the market around 12 p.m. Mayor Vernon Archer and Ward 2 Councilmember Alan Thompson will be in attendance. All are welcome to attend. Drop by the market early to have coffee and a doughnut. Town officials led two similar community walks earlier this summer. For more information, contact the Riverdale Park Police Department at 301-927-4343.
Monday, July 23, 2012
The meeting is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m.
Call it retail politics, of a sort. When Riverdale Park's Economic Development Committee meets tonight (Monday) at 7:30 p.m., it will gavel to order at the newly opened Town Center Market (4705 Queensbury Rd.) rather than the familiar surroundings of Town Hall. Committe chairman and Ward 1 Councilman Jonathan Ebbeler said the change of venue is designed to "bring attention to the fact that commercial ventures can [be] and are successful in Riverdale Park." "I am specifically holding the meeting at this property since it represents the largest investment by a private land holder in our historic town center properties over the last decade," Ebbeler told residents on the Riverdale Park TownTalk alias. Items on the agenda include the latest on…
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Saturday's walk began at the Town Center Market and wrapped up at Calvert House Inn.
Submitted by the Riverdale Park Police Department: The Riverdale Park Police Department hosted a Public Safety Community Walk on Saturday, June 9 in Ward One. In attendance were elected officials, Chief David Morris, police commanders, code enforcement, fire department personnel, and town residents. Residents had the opportunity to discuss issues one on one with their elected officials and Chief Morris. The walk began at the Town Center Market and included areas of: 44th Avenue, 44th Place, 46th Avenue, 47th Avenue, Cleveland Avenue, Harrison Avenue, Madison Street, Oliver Street, Queensbury Road, Rhode Island Avenue, and Sheridan and Tuckerman Streets. The event concluded at the Calvert House Inn for lunch. Saturday’s Public Safety …
Monday, June 4, 2012
Patch sat down with co-owner Jimmy Spiropoulos to discuss the new incarnation of Dumm's.
After 100 years at its original address, Dumm's Corner Market opened its new digs to the public last month complete with a fresh look, updated amenities, and a tellingly different name: Town Center Market. The new venue is three times larger than the old location and includes outdoor seating, an expanded selection of liquor and food, free wifi, and a fully-equipped financial center. Patch recently sat down with co-owner Jimmy Spiropoulos, who spearheaded the project along with his brother, Ted. Below are a few excerpts from the interview. On the community's response: "I think a lot of people have been real anxious for this place to open. It's something new in town that not much new has happened in a long time. … It's nice to be wanted and …
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Customers got a first look Wednesday at the new home of a Riverdale Park mainstay.
After 100 years at its Riverdale Road address, Dumm's Corner Market—now rechristened as Town Center Market—opened its new digs to the public on Wednesday. Located just a few feet away from the old location, the Queensbury Road venue is three times larger than the original Dumm's and includes outdoor seating, an expanded selection of liquor and food, and modern amenities such as free wifi and a fully-equipped financial center. The store is open Monday to Friday from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more, visit Town Center Market's new website. Full story to follow shortly.