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Business owners and residents are invited to participate in development of a new mural on the side of the ALDI building along Holton Lane across from the US Post Office. The CDA with a matching grant from the City of Takoma Park, will fund the mural by Krsko Creative Group, which creates mural themes in collaboration with the community.  Several community meetings are scheduled for dialogue on theme development, with the first on Thursday, September 24, 6-8pm, at 1335 Holton Lane. For more information, email info@takomalangley.org.



Nov 8 Diwali Mela (Festival)


The CDA is holding its first celebration of the Hindu holiday Diwali on Sunday, November 8 from 2-7pm at 7505 NH Ave (Hampshire Place). The free, family oriented festival will feature musical performances, traditional Indian dances, and vendors selling Indian clothing, jewelry, housewares, henna tattoos, snacks and sweets. Cosponsored by the Hindu Temple of Metropolitan Washington and City of Takoma Park, the festival will showcase the vibrant South Asian community in and around the Takoma/Langley Crossroads. For more information, contact misis@takomalangley.org.

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The international flavor of the Crossroads' offers Pupusas, Chinese, South Asian, Salvadoran, Pizza, Subs, Roasted Chicken (Pollo), American Diner, Frozen Yogurt and Coffee.

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The Crossroads is at the intersection of Montgomery County, Prince George's County and Takoma Park, each offering numerous events to plug into and reach thousands of potential customers.

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The Takoma/Langley Crossroads Development Authority, Inc. (CDA) is a unique 501(c)(6) business association organized in 1987 to market and promote the Takoma/Langley Commercial Management District, provide security, maintenance and amenities in the diverse, international Takoma/Langley Crossroads commercial area at the border of Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. The CDA is located in the City of Takoma Park, in Montgomery County, Maryland.

The Crossroads takes its name from the major intersection of state highways at its core, New Hampshire Avenue (MD650) and University Boulevard (MD193).  It grew into a regional shopping destination in the 1950s and 1960s, with large shopping centers on each corner and several office buildings.   Today, the Crossroads has an array of independent and chain businesses, along with professionals, that serve local residents as well as customers from throughout the region who seek international goods and services.  A number of stores carry products sought by African immigrants such as Halal meat (Halal Meat & Grocery), root vegetables and greens (Red Apple Farmers Market), fabrics, music, and films (Patrick International), herbs, and more.  Other stores carry West Indian products such as The Caribbean Market, or serve Caribbean food (Carribean Palace).  Business owners and professionals in the Crossroads represent dozens of nations including Iran, Lebanon, Pakistan, Chile, Guyana, Nigeria, Antigua, Ecuador, Israel, El Salvador, China, Viet Nam, Guatemala, Korea, India, Ethiopia, and beyond. Get a preview of the Crossroads here

Half of the Crossroads lies in Langley Park (Hyattsville) in Prince George’s County.  The CDA represents Takoma Park businesses and properties and is the City's largest commercial center with over 350,000 square feet of retail, office and professional space.  Takoma Park is deeply committed to economic development in the Crossroads, and encouraging a mix of businesses and services that serve all of its residents.