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Columbia Whole Foods Market sneak preview

Whole Foods Market is set to open Wednesday, Aug. 20 inside the former Rouse Company building in downtown Columbia. 

Victoria F. Gelfman, Howard prosecutor, dies

Victoria F. "Vickie" Gelfman, a prosecutor in the Howard County state's attorney's office whose blog posts about her struggle with acute myeloid leukemia served...

'Bug Man' explains wonders of insect world at the Conservancy

On the second Saturday of every month, Howard County Conservancy offers a free program. Perhaps one of the favorites took place on Aug. 16, when the "Bug Man"...

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Columbia DogPark becomes a social scene for canines and their humans

Columbia DogPark becomes a social scene for canines and their humans

Renee Rosenblum-Lowden likes to go to the new Columbia DogPark — to people-watch.

Vote: Best of Howard 2014

Vote: Best of Howard 2014

Voting ends at 5 p.m. Sept. 11. Look for results in the December issue of Howard Magazine.

MORE NEWS FROM HOWARD COUNTY

Columbia Lakefront Whole Foods preps for business

Forty years after it opened as the headquarters of the Rouse Company, the iconic white stucco building on Columbia's Lakefront will...

Glenelg's Girard sisters teach how to serve in volleyball [Sports Breakdown]

In volleyball, the kill is often the most celebrated skill. But the serve, which sets the action into play on every single point, may be...

Snowden River businesses denied standing in gas station case

Two businesses located off of Snowden River Parkway in Columbia have been denied standing to challenge a county decision that would allow...

Still no turf, but Glenelg will have football this fall

In one month, on Friday, Sept. 12, Glenelg football fans will be able to head into the stadium to watch their Gladiators take on visiting...

Trial postponed for teen accused in father Dennis Lane's murder 

The Howard County trial for a 16-year-old accused of planning her father's murder has been postponed until February.

Columbia Association Athletic Club shut down until Aug. 17

The annual shutdown of the Columbia Association’s Columbia Athletic Club has been extended through Sunday, Aug. 17, the organization...

'Local Color 2014' exhibit at Artists' Gallery looks at Howard landscapes

There's a lot of color in the world around us, but sometimes it takes an artist to make us pay attention to it. That's one of the...

After deaths at Merriweather, dance music festival bans bracelets some say are linked to drug culture

Following the deaths of two concert goers in Columbia earlier this month, promoters of a traveling music festival have banned a number of...

Mt. Hebron's Hardy teaches how to hit iron shots in golf [Sports Breakdown]

It was another season of dominance on the state stage for Howard County golf last fall, with the state individual champions for both the...

Howard County judge rules daughter will be tried as adult in death of Dennis Lane 

A Howard County judge sent Morgan Lane Arnold back to jail from a juvenile facility Monday, ruling that the 16-year-old should be tried as...

Howard County announces funds to paint Main Street's west end

Ellicott City's Main Street is poised for a second round of painting,  this time on the west end of town and funded primarily by county...

4-Hers participate in worm, centipede races on Howard County Fair's last day

The 69th annual Howard County fair came to a close Saturday evening, but not before a 4-H tradition involving some slimy,...

Referendum process should be in hands of people, not courts [Editorial]

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that the referendum process in Maryland is broken. It most certainly doesn't require a room...

Listings climb, but Baltimore-area home sales fall in July

More families in the Baltimore region were trying to sell homes in July than any month since November 2011, but sales did not keep pace,...

Ellicott City's Soft Stuff to hold grand opening Monday

Ellicott City's old-fashioned ice cream parlor is back, with more flavors and an indoor seating area. 

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