| May 1, 2014
| 7:43 AM
Arguably, there have been few springs in recent memory when many of us haven’t planned to wring every bit of hedonistic pleasure from every holiday. The folks at La Palapa Grill & Cantina on Main Street in Ellicott City plan to cater to pleasure...
| May 8, 2014
| 3:15 AM
If you're not paying attention, the notion of a community group coming out against mulching facilities in eco-friendly Howard County might have you scratching your head.
What appears to have started innocently last summer during the comprehensive zoning...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Everybody needs to recharge their batteries once in a while — to get away, slow down, take a few deep breaths. But not everybody wants to do it the same way. Some want to be pampered in luxury. Others would rather wander through wooded trails....
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Hang the feeder and grab the camera! Throughout May, hummingbirds will be returning en masse to Howard County from their wintering grounds in Central America. The smallest of the world’s birds, these tiny flying jewels are now shopping around for...
| May 3, 2014
| 10:38 PM
Annapolis skipper John White, whose USA 1162 team won the only race of the day in the J/80 class, earned North Sails Local Boat of the Day at the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta Annapolis on the Chesapeake Bay.
“Off the starting line, we were...
| May 4, 2014
| 9:47 AM
The nation's space exploration program had already captivated 12-year-old Howard Weinstein's imagination when the episodes of the original "Star Trek" began airing in 1966.
"The show was the coolest thing happening on TV, outside of space launches," the...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Sunday, March 23
Home show The Howard County Home Show will be held 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Ten Oaks Ballroom, 5000 Signal Bell Lane, Clarksville. $5 for adults; $3 for retired and active military; children under 10 free. Appraiser Todd Peenstra will...
| Mar 7, 2014
Sunday, March 9
Classical music The Sundays at Three Chamber Music Series presents the Chagall Trio, violinist Ronald Mutchnik, cellist Set Low and pianist Andrea Sokol-Albert, at 3 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 6800 Oakland Mills Road in Columbia....
| Mar 1, 2014
| 3:32 PM
You start with a little girl, dropped in an orphanage and afflicted with a spinal condition that has paralyzed her below the belly button. She's cared for, yes, but none of the well-meaning adults look at this child, scooting around the facility on her...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 1:23 PM
The first time seemed alarming for Emma Conger, who emerged from the 30-ish-degree water of the Chesapeake Bay with her face flushed, eyes wide, mouth agape, hair soaked, as if she'd been ambushed with a barrel of ice.
"Oh my gosh, yeah, I couldn't...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Howard County has a new spelling bee champion.
Megan Rabe, 13, an eighth-grader at Clarksville Middle School, was the last speller standing after nearly 300 words and four hours of competition at the 10th annual Howard County Library System Spelling...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 3:25 AM
There's plenty going on at River Hill High School. Here's a rundown.
You may still be able to reserve space at the annual River Hill High Student Government Association yard sale March 22. Go to http://www.riverhillsga.org to register.