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Downtown Columbia burgeoning as employment hub

Downtown Columbia burgeoning as employment hub

In the four years since the approval of the Downtown Columbia Plan – a master guiding document aimed at revitalizing the heart of Howard County's core city – Columbia Town Center's progress toward becoming a true urban destination has been marked by the addition of high-profile restaurants and retailers, the renovation and expansion of city landmarks and the construction of a new, modern apartment building.

A month and a half into pilot, Howard officials share Roving Radish observations

A month and a half into pilot, Howard officials share Roving Radish observations

On an overcast day at the North Laurel Community Center, Howard Countians picking up their weekly meal kits from the Roving Radish trickled in, punctuating...

Thomas Viaduct Middle almost ready for students from eight feeder schools

With less than two weeks to go before the first day of school, Thomas Viaduct Middle School was almost ready for the 521 students expected to walk up the...

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NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

Columbia Whole Foods Market sneak preview

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. 

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 man indicted on attempted murder charges in domestic dispute

A Columbia man is facing attempted murder charges in connection with a July incident in which his  ex-girlfriend was hospitalized after...

Coastal Sunbelt breaks ground on North Laurel site

Six months after the Howard County Council passed a bill intended to help food distributor Coastal Sunbelt Produce remain in the county as...

Ulman Cancer Fund puts on flawless Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon

After a brief period of uncertainty when TriColumbia closed its doors, leaving some of its events without a sponsoring organization...

Ulman takes on ALS ice bucket challenge, with a twist

Warm sand, sea breezes and not one, but two, rounds of being soaked by a bucket of ice water: that seems to be Ken Ulman's experience in his...

Retail options outlined for Columbia village centers

The consultants hired to study Columbia's economy have developed a series of site-specific recommendations that proposes a slew of retail...

Superintendent Foose, Police Chief Gardner take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The viral ALS awareness Ice Bucket Challenge videos that have filled Facebook news feeds for the past week have made it out to Howard...

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...

Mentor-tutor program helps ensure Howard County students are A-OK

Sometimes, they offer help solving math problems, or writing sentences, or forming short paragraphs.

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...

Special appeals court strikes down Howard zoning referendum

Maryland's second highest appeals court has struck down a citizen-led effort to bring more than a dozen...

'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...

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