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A Road Trip to Historic Ellicott City

Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:00 PM

Looking for a day trip from Baltimore or DC? Sick of being stuck in your home and just want to get out and support your local shops? Historic Ellicott City is close to home, miles from ordinary. The historic streets and architecture are home to more…

Maryland Restaurant Week

Thursday, September 10, 2020 1:00 PM by Mike Dwyre

I t hasn’t been an ordinary year. ​This isn’t your ordinary restaurant week. Maryland Restaurant Week is the first-ever statewide restaurant week, taking place Friday, September 18 - Sunday, September 27, 2020. Unlike your typical restaurant weeks,…

Farm & Flavor

Monday, August 24, 2020 2:00 PM by Mike Dwyre

The 2020 Farm and Flavor Howard Magazine is now available! Click here to flip through the virtual magazine HoCo Farms Connect Howard County Economic Development Authority and the Office of Sustainability, launched an innovative new tool to connect…

Maryland's Tax Free Week Returns August 9-15!

Monday, August 10, 2020 9:00 AM

Maryland's Tax Free week is back! From August 9-15, qualifying purchases under $100 will be exempt from the 6% sales tax. The first $40 of any backpack purchase is also tax free. Click here for information on Tax Free Week The Mall in Columbia is…

Events in Howard County this weekend!

Friday, July 24, 2020 9:00 AM by Mike Dwyre

Check out the unique things Howard County has going on this weekend! Know before you go! Please make sure you contact businesses individually before visiting as COVID-19 may have impacted their hours and operations. Howard County Restaurant Weeks &…