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R&B soundtrack to the Civil Rights struggle at Toby's [Review]

R&B soundtrack to the Civil Rights struggle at Toby's [Review]

If you visit "Memphis" at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, you'll be going back to a time in the 1950s when racial integration and R&B music were intertwined subjects that made many establishment types uneasy.

Howard community leaders, officials rebuke Confederate flag at unity rally

Howard County community leaders, school system officials and politicians gathered in front of the county government seat in Ellicott City Monday evening for a...

Banners touting Howard's accolades installed along county roads

More than 200 banners highlighting various accolades often cited by Howard County elected officials will be installed along county roads as part of a tourism...

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New collaboration takes art 'Off the Wall' and into Howard parks, community centers

New collaboration takes art 'Off the Wall' and into Howard parks, community centers

Visitors to the Columbia lakefront now can take in some fine art in between shopping at Whole Foods or sipping a cafe au lait ...

Your guide to Howard County's new breweries

Your guide to Howard County's new breweries

Brewer Justin Bonner admits he was once more of a wine geek.


Highland farmer's fire trucks allowed to stay

More than 100 people filled the largest chamber of Howard County's executive office building in Ellicott City Thursday night to testify on a...

Howard Co. unveils options for future Columbia transit bridge

A consultant hired to study the existing footbridge that crosses over Route 29 and connects east and west Columbia has developed a menu of...

Howard County executive candidates talk business at Chamber of Commerce debate

The focus was supposed to be on business, but at Thursday's Chamber of Commerce Howard County executive debate, Republican candidate Allan...

Two students bring Confederate flags to Glenelg High School

The day after a Glenelg High School student was disciplined for displaying a Confederate flag at Friday's football game at River Hill High...

Grouplove can't help but smile 

If it weren't for some spontaneous decision making, the Los Angeles alternative rock band Grouplove might not exist.

Referendum dispute continues in reappointment battle

Though a decision was handed down by Maryland's second highest appeals court nearly a month ago, the aftershocks of a citizen-led campaign...

Kittleman proposes government accountability program

With fall and election season in full force, every week seems set to bring a new platform or proposal for both of Howard's county...

New downtown Columbia apartments begin pre-leasing

The Metropolitan Downtown Columbia, the first project to be built as part of sweeping redevelopment of Columbia's Town Center, began pre-...

Howard County football power rankings, week 2

There's still plenty of football to be played, but that doesn't mean there can't be early season shake ups in the county's power rankings.

Glenelg High student disciplined for displaying Confederate flag at football game

A Glenelg High School student has been disciplined by the Howard County Public School System after displaying a...

Ellicott City family turns Rice jersey into 'be nice' message 

People have different ideas about what to do with their Ray Rice jerseys in light of that horrific elevator video. (Were we all sort of...

Fulton community worries proposed cellphone tower could lower property values

Before the Howard County hearing examiner Monday night, the neighbors' signal was clear: a proposed AT&T communications tower in Fulton...

Howard Co. to host 'Housing Matters' fair

Howard County Housing will host its third annual “Housing Matters” fair on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the...

Columbia native Kevin Frazier debuts as 'Entertainment Tonight' co-anchor tonight 

Kevin Frazier’s latest gig starts this evening, Sept. 9, as he takes over as co-anchor of the syndicated entertainment news show...

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