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Merriweather, on pause, looks to the future

“We wake up every day wanting to put on shows.” That’s how Merriweather Post Pavilion spokesperson Audrey Fix Schaefer describes her life right now. She...

UMBC grad leads fight against virus

Keith Harmon, director of the Meyerhoff Scholars Program at UMBC, remembers the day in 2004 when he met a high school senior named Kizzmekia...

Columbia Film Fest to go ‘virtual’

Columbia Festival of the Arts has joined its community partners by suspending the free LakeFest weekend, as well as all June indoor ticketed events. Columbia...

PPE store opens in The Mall in Columbia

Shield Pals, a retail store offering Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), opened June 26, near the Apple store and Banana Republic, just days after The Mall in Columbia reopened...

Gardens Ice House becomes temporary morgue

The Gardens Ice House, a five-rink sports facility in West Laurel that is located a short distance from the Laurel Medical Center, is being...

Jimmy John’s and other eateries fuel Howard hospital

Local restaurants have cooked more than 13,000 meals for staff at Howard County General Hospital (HCGH), an effort that supports the hospital and, at...

Howard County designated as virus hot spot

Howard County has been designated by Gov. Larry Hogan as a Hot Spot within Maryland, allowing the region to be a priority for federal...

Social Security recipients to get CARES Assistance without filing tax return

According to various news reports, Social Security beneficiaries will automatically receive a $1,200 emergency assistance payment – without having to file a tax return to the...

KatzAbosch releases COVID-19 survey

Columbia-based KatzAbosch has released a Medical Community COVID-19 Survey to get a sense of how medical practices are responding to the COVID-19 crisis. The firm asked...

Restaurants innovate to stay afloat

Maryland has 11,000 restaurants with 200,000 employees. Marshall Weston, president and CEO of the Restaurant Association of Maryland, knows what owners of eateries are facing. “We...

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