East Meets West at Boro Kabob, a New Eatery in Columbia

Boro Kabob may be brand new to the local culinary scene, but it certainly isn’t taking long for the freshly minted restaurant to start earning a sterling reputation. Its fresh take on traditional Middle Eastern fare—often infused with some modern American flair—already has its first customers abuzz. Take, for example, fusion dishes like its specialty…

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Snag Your Tickets Now to Merriweather Symphony of Lights

After the past couple of years, you’re probably craving some holiday cheer more than ever! The Merriweather Symphony of Lights oozes it from every illuminated bulb. The massive light display has been setting Howard County’s sky aglow for more than a quarter of a century, and it’s returning this year for another safe and socially-distanced…

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Busboys and Poets: A New Community Hub-Meets-Restaurant in Columbia

Poetry slams. Live concerts. Gourmet dinner parties. Busboys and Poets hosts all three on a weekly basis. Part bookstore, part entertainment venue, part restaurant, the community hub is an outpost for creativity in its many forms. It regularly hosts local authors and poets whose very works are stocked within the bookstore, leading conversations and readings…

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