Mission BBQ in Canton

Mission BBQ in Canton (Amy Davis, Baltimore Sun photo / November 5, 2013)

Mission BBQ, a Glen Burnie-based barbecue restaurant, will open the restaurant's eighth location at Columbia Crossing on July 14, the restaurateurs announced this week.

The restaurant was opened by Howard County residents Bill Kraus and Steve Newton, and positions itself as a patriotic-themed establishment.

It joins Target, Books-A-Million, Staples and several other shops and restaurants in the Columbia Crossing complex.

The restaurant supports local fire and police departments, and military members by donating proceeds to various affiliated organizations.


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The restaurant, which will be located at 6270 Columbia Crossing near the Old Dobbin Lane entrance to the complex, will hold a series of events, private and public, leading up to the grand opening July 14.

On July 11, the Friday before it officially opens, the restaurant is holding a sneak peek benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project.

The grand opening and ribbon cutting will be held Monday, July 14 at noon, and will include a rendition of the national anthem.