Clyde's of Columbia, located on the downtown lakefront since 1975, announced plans Tuesday for a $4 million renovation project that will close the popular eatery and its sister restaurant Tomato Palace for six to eight weeks beginning in January.
A transportation study conducted by Howard Hughes Corp. concluded that the use of a transit bridge over Route 29 connecting downtown Columbia and Oakland Mills would not be great enough to justify the expense of building such a bridge, according to county transportation administrator John Powell.
Construction of the first segment of a multi-use pathway that will connect Howard County General Hospital to Blandair Park is expected to begin early next year. The first segment will start at the southeast corner of Broken Land Parkway, go down the south side of Little Patuxent Parkway by Symphony Woods, cross South Entrance Road and go down the east side of South Entrance Road to Swift Stream Place.
The Columbia woman facing animal cruelty charges after 40 animals were discovered dead inside a Columbia townhouse in January testified in Howard County Circuit Court that she had no knowledge that the animals were being neglected and abused.