You probably won't hear these buses coming. If they show up as expected on the Howard Transit Green Route in the spring of 2015, they'll be the first of their kind in Maryland to run a municipal loop. They will likely be greeted with ribbon-cutting fanfare, even if they won't make much noise themselves, as they'll run entirely on electricity.
Plans for a $125 million, two-structure apartment complex in Columbia's Warfield neighborhood were revealed this week, making it the third major housing development announced in the redevelopment of Columbia's downtown.
Even though young students have a decade or more before they enter the work force, efforts to improve education in science, engineering, technology and math – better known as STEM – are a top priority for business, higher education and political leaders.
Go to the usual exhibit and you'll visualize how the artwork hanging on the gallery wall would look hanging on your living room wall. An exhibit installed at both the Columbia Art Center and Howard Community College, "Wear Art," encourages one to contemplate how women would look wearing the exhibited clothing and jewelry
At one end of the room, children pressed their faces up to a glass tank with bright eyes as they watched an underwater robot. Off in another corner, kids strained their necks to look at giant telescopes and shuffled through maps of the constellations.
The 26th annual Columbia Festival of the Arts once again brings an impressive roster of performers to Howard County from June 14- 29. Some of these performers are returning favorites, while others are first-timers. Some will take a bow on their own, while others will collaborate with homegrown talent. All of them are booked by the festival in order to provide memorable artistic experiences for local audiences.
The Howard County Conservancy has for 23 years been a staple in the area's western landscape, a sprawling, 232-acre farm in Woodstock that on a given day is teeming with school children or outdoor enthusiasts
The family of Mary-Kathryn Abernathy, who was killed in 2009 while watching a drag race along Interstate 70, has established a memorial scholarship fund in her name. This week, two Long Reach High School students will receive the first-ever scholarships for $500 each.
The Candlelight Concert Society has presented so many chamber music groups that it's fitting that it has assembled a diverse roster of performers for its 40th anniversary gala on Saturday, May 18, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre.
The course is "Introduction to Casino Gambling," but upon entering the classroom one might be tempted to place a bet at the makeshift roulette wheel, the craps table or any of the other table game layouts.