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Whole Foods Columbia opens to droves of shoppers

Howard County's first Whole Foods Market opened in downtown Columbia Wednesday to a large number of eager shoppers -- an event that local officials called a watershed moment in the revitalization of Columbia's Town Center.

Howard names champion mountain biker as first pedestrian and bike planning manager

Howard County has hired a champion mountain biker and founder of the North American BikeShare Association as its first pedestrian and bicycle planning manager.&...

The art of sports portraits

Baltimore Sun Media Group photographer Jen Rynda has a reputation for her sports portraits, or "sportraits," as she calls them.

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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.

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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...

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...

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...

The Rev. Harry L. Hoffman III, Episcopal rector

The Rev. Harry L. Hoffman III, a retired Episcopal rector who had been associated with churches in Maryland, Virginia and Wyoming, and was...

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 Magazine: Columbia DogPark becomes a social scene

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

Songwriter keeps many balls in the air

In that she's actually making a living as a songwriter and performer in Nashville, Sara Beck has beaten the odds. In her latest pursuits,...

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