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Our Favorite Howard County Breweries

In recent years, Howard County has come a growing local craft beer destination. Learn more about Howard County’s craft brew trail and then keep reading to see a few of our of favorite Howard County breweries near our new homes in Ellicott City. HowardOnTap Craft Brew Trail The HowardOnTap Craft Brew Trail features 11 destinations, including established brewpubs, up-and-coming farm breweries and exciting start-ups getting creative with their ingredients. A trip to the trail is the perfect holiday gift for the craft beer lover in your life. Receive swag when you visit four or all stops on the trail, and [...]

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Shop Local on Small Business Saturday

In between the hustle and bustle of Black Friday and Cyber Monday is Small Business Saturday. First recognized in 2010, Small Business Saturday is a day to celebrate the Shop Small movement, driving shoppers to local merchants across the U.S. Just minutes from our new home communities in the charming downtown areas of Westminster and Ellicott City, you’ll find plenty of local shops where you can find unique, one-of-a-kind items for this holiday season. Main Street Ellicott City near Montclair The Antique Depot 3720 Maryland Avenue | Ellicott City, MD The Antique Depot is an antiques, vintage, and collectibles mall [...]

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Pet-Friendly Ellicott City

October is Adopt-A-Dog Month, dedicated to giving a loving home to the millions of dogs waiting in shelters. When you’re ready to bring home your new four-legged family member, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite pet-friendly Howard County businesses near our new homes in Ellicott City. Dog Adoption: Animal Advocates of Howard County PO Box 1403 | Ellicott City, MD 21041 Animal Advocates of Howard County is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing the suffering of animals, through the promotion of adoption of pets from Howard County Animal Control, securing shelter for animals in trouble, providing free [...]

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