The New Deal Cafe is a non-stock, cooperative membership corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Maryland. If you're interested in the inner workings of the cooperative, visit the member area.
The board of directors is elected from the membership to oversee operation of the cafe. The current board members are
Bar Manager: Amethyst Dwyer
Restaurant Manager: Rich Graystone
For years, Greenbelt residents caught up on old news and greeted their neighbors in such places as the produce aisle of the Co-op grocery store and the gasoline station. These are not the ideal locations for extended philosophical debates and lively games of chess. Greenbelt was in need of a coffee house. Perhaps the idea for a cafe was spurred on by a vacant space (later filled) at Greenbelt's Roosevelt Center, which seemed perfect for such a meeting place. Read more!