9827 Rhode Island Ave. College Park, MD 20740 301.441.2928

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Sunday12 PM6 PM
Open Mondays starting February 13, 201711 AM7 PM
Tuesday11 AM7 PM
Wednesday11 AM7 PM
Thursday11 AM9 PM
Friday11 AM7 PM
Saturday10 AM6 PM
Thursday we stay open late for a Potluck

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Bike directions

to the Proteus Bicycles

From College Park:

-Proteus is easy to access from either the College Park Trolley trail or the Paint Branch trail.
-From the Trolley trail, cross Greenbelt Road and University Blvd (bike lane, not a pleasant intersection) and continue on Rhode Island Ave (bike lane). Proteus is at 9827 Rhode Island Ave, in the Hollywood Shopping Center (MOM's Organic Market).

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From Greenbelt Metro:

-Proteus is easy to access by bike or on foot from the Greenbelt Metro.
-Just go through the tunnel to the College Park side from the Metro Station (go toward the MARC signs)
-Go out straight on Lackawanna Street and turn right on either side of Narragansett Parkway (big culvert divides two sides).
-You'll see the back alley side of the the Hollywood Shopping Center (MOM's Organic Market).
-You can take the sidewalks around to the front or cut through the desire trails from the playground area (there might be mud).
-Proteus is 9827 Rhode Island Ave., just down the strip from MOM's.

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From Hyattsville, Bladensburg:

Scenic Route:
-Take the NE Branch Trail to Lake Artemesia.
-Take the Paint Branch under the train tracks, around to the right for a little ways along the track, then left alongside the playground. Turn right on the College Park Trolley trail (it merges with the Paint Branch trail for a little bit). Then continue up to Rhode Island Ave. (bike lane) to Proteus on the right (9827 Rhode Island Ave.).

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From downtown DC:

-I take the Met Branch Trail to Monroe Street Bridge (bike lane)
-Left at 12th (sharrows) and right at Newton (bike route)
-Left at 20th, and right at Varnum (bike routes)
-Cross Eastern Ave and the road becomes Arundel Road (bike route, bumpy road — beware unmarked speedbumps)
-Cross the River at 38th Street
-Right on NW Branch Trail.
-Cross Route 1 (by delicious Shortcake Bakery) to stay on the NW Branch trail along Armentrout Road
-Drop down to the Anacostia River Trail and go Left on the NE Branch trail to Lake Artemesia
-Left on Paint Branch trail along the lake and under the train tracks.
-Right on College Park Trolley trail which turns into Rhode Island Ave.
-Proteus is at 9827 Rhode Island Ave.

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