Give the Gift of Beauty This Holiday Season

When the stress of the holidays starts to take its toll, there is nothing more gratifying than knowing there is a spa right around the corner to help yourself and your loved ones with beauty needs. Apsara Day Spa has four convenient locations – Catonsville, Cockeysville, Nottingham and Columbia. It also has staff members who [...]

2018-03-09T10:55:58+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Howard County|

Go Local This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving – a time to celebrate the Harvest Festival of 1621 and feast with family and friends. Howard County is the place to be with over 300 farms striving to serve the community. This holiday season, go “local” and become part of the “farm-to-table”initiative. Indulge in delicious food and drink, all harvested within a few [...]

2018-03-09T11:08:00+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Howard County|

Tous les Jours Bakery and Cafe – Cakes Baked with Pride “Every Day”

Meaning “Everyday” is a French-Asian bakery which opened in Ellicott City in 2014. They offer Superior Coffee’s, Custom Cakes and delicious pastries made with the highest quality ingredients from South Korea. They have plenty of room and free Wi-Fi so bring your friends. Here are some samples of what people are saying on social media [...]

2017-12-11T17:11:52+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Howard County|

Find Turkish Food and Hospitality at Rudy’s Mediterranean Grill

Having worked for many years at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey, Bill* missed the hospitality and generosity of the Turkish people. In his search for that welcoming atmosphere where food and friends coalesce, he discovered and frequented Rudy’s Mediterranean Grill & Bar, the first Turkish restaurant in Columbia. There he developed a friendship with co-owner [...]

2017-10-24T16:31:13+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Featured Home, Howard County|

Crab Houses in Howard County Are Shelling Out Delicious Seafood

You might be a Marylander if your first thought when the temperatures rise and the days become longer is crabs. Smothered in Old Bay or other seasoning of your choice, steamed blue crabs are a must-have for parties, weekends and basically, any time or day of the week. Most Marylanders and seafood aficionados agree that [...]

2017-10-25T12:24:29+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Howard County|

Manufacturing Is Still King at Nightmare Graphics

The basement may not have had running water or a phone line, but this room in Ellicott City was the birthplace of a determined manufacturing company, one of the few remaining in Howard County today. Founder Sam Andelman had been an art teacher in Montgomery County before he decided to channel his creativity energy into [...]

2017-10-25T12:30:48+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Featured Home, Howard County|