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Enjoy eight great performances this May and June at C...

NEWS RSS FEED - COLUMBIA ASSOCIATION   1:44 PM ON WED APR 16 2014
Columbia Association’s (CA) free weekly Lakefront Wednesdays Lunchtime Concert Series begins this May 7 with...

Welcome, new bloggers

HOCOBLOGS IN THE COMMUNITY   9:51 AM ON WED APR 16 2014
Welcome, new bloggers April showers bring…a new list of bloggers! Spartan Considerations — @JasonABooms bdunnd...

A walk in Symphony Woods

FRANK HECKER   7:00 AM ON WED APR 16 2014
View through Symphony Woods looking west to Merriweather Post Pavilion, showing the more forested portion of the area. Clic...

Goodbye, Wolf????

THE 53   9:39 PM ON TUE APR 15 2014
So now comes word that Howard County is postponing its bill that would hold Howard Hughes responsible for having improvemen...

The Fair in The Baltimore Sun!

HOWARD COUNTY HOUSING FAIR   4:02 PM ON TUE APR 15 2014
The eighth annual Come Home to Howard County fair was this past  Saturday, attracting hundreds of people eager to learn mo...

Coverage of The Lottery

HOWARD COUNTY HOUSING FAIR   3:52 PM ON TUE APR 15 2014
The Baltimore Sun reports on our Housing Lottery and chats with the 2014 winners! Click below to read: “When Bawi Hlu...

Volunteers needed to help count Columbia’s pathway ...

NEWS RSS FEED - COLUMBIA ASSOCIATION   2:45 PM ON TUE APR 15 2014
Columbia Association (CA) is seeking enthusiastic volunteers to come out in late May and early June to help...

Craft cocktails, demonstrations and tastings at Gadsb...

HOCOBLOGS IN THE COMMUNITY   11:58 AM ON TUE APR 15 2014
Join HoCoBlogs and Gadsby’s Bar American Thursday, April 17th, for a demonstration and tasting of their spring craft ...

I Don't Want Google Glass

THE 53   9:54 PM ON MON APR 14 2014
Give me a wide berth for awhile, because I'm going to be walking around with a good old-fashioned claw hammer on my pe...

What A Day!

HOWARD COUNTY HOUSING FAIR   3:34 PM ON MON APR 14 2014
Attendees flooded Long Reach High School in Columbia this past Saturday for our 8th annual Come Home to Howard County Hous...

Contests, comedy, caricatures and more on the schedul...

NEWS RSS FEED - COLUMBIA ASSOCIATION   1:37 PM ON MON APR 14 2014
“Central Bark” will be full of tail-wagging fun at the eighth-annual Dog Day Afternoon. Columbia Association...

What's Been Going On?

THE 53   11:00 PM ON SUN APR 13 2014
So for those of you who keep track of me using all the latest social media technology, you know that some kinda virus put a...

That was fun

THE 53   8:28 AM ON SUN APR 13 2014
So the subject matter of Friday's post, my 25th college reunion, is in the books.  Well, technically, it's actua...

CA encourages students to enter art contest and help ...

NEWS RSS FEED - COLUMBIA ASSOCIATION   6:20 AM ON FRI APR 11 2014
Bullying isn’t just a school problem, but a community problem. Howard County students can continue to take a...

Twenty-Five Years Later

THE 53   6:20 AM ON FRI APR 11 2014
Today begins the occasion of my twenty-five year college reunion.  I went to school at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimo...

Featured guest Billy Blanks teaching Tae Bo® classes...

NEWS RSS FEED - COLUMBIA ASSOCIATION   6:19 AM ON FRI APR 11 2014
Billy Blanks, the famed fitness guru who created the Tae Bo® full-body workout, will be coming to Columbia on...

Five thoughts on Symphony Woods

FRANK HECKER   6:00 AM ON FRI APR 11 2014
When I was writing my post on Symphony Woods and sacred lands I had a number of thoughts that were too long to put in that ...

Ooh La La! An evening of April in Paris at Petit Loui...

HOCOBLOGS IN THE COMMUNITY   9:09 AM ON THU APR 10 2014
Ooh La La! Bloggers, their readers and local social media activists are invited to enjoy an evening of April in Paris, Th...

The Housing Fair on WBAL

HOWARD COUNTY HOUSING FAIR   4:24 PM ON WED APR 9 2014
  In case you missed it, WBAL featured one of the beautiful homes offered in the Housing Lottery this week. Our own Ke...

A Spot of Clarity

THE 53   6:22 AM ON WED APR 9 2014
I appreciate the response and distribution my posts from yesterday received.  It was good to see people concerned about th...

Symphony Woods and sacred lands

FRANK HECKER   6:00 AM ON WED APR 9 2014
“Symphony Woods” is at risk of disappearing. Not the literal Symphony Woods, the trees on the Columbia Association prop...

Columbia Association and Howard County Launch Bike Sh...

NEWS RSS FEED - COLUMBIA ASSOCIATION   5:44 PM ON TUE APR 8 2014
Together, Howard County’s Department of Planning and Zoning (DPZ) and the Columbia Association (CA) have...

Donna Heard’s Story

HOWARD COUNTY HOUSING FAIR   4:41 PM ON TUE APR 8 2014
“They called one name, that person didn’t answer. They called a second name that person didn’t respond. They ...

In Which Long Reach Uses Owen Brown to Criticize me A...

THE 53   1:34 PM ON TUE APR 8 2014
I was hoping to place this comment on my earlier post, but for some reason I am unable to post comments. Long Reach Villag...

Considering Oakland Mills

THE 53   5:43 AM ON TUE APR 8 2014
HoCo Rising and Village Green Town Squared both brought posts yesterday about the situation regarding the CA Board seat in ...

Plan Your Day

HOWARD COUNTY HOUSING FAIR   9:00 AM ON MON APR 7 2014
The Come Home to Howard County Housing Fair is always an exciting event, filled with an endless array of opportunities to l...

Down to the Wire, 2014 edition

THE 53   9:06 AM ON SUN APR 6 2014
The 2014 Maryland General Assembly session is down to its last 40 hours as of the moment of this writing, and as typically ...

The Crescent development in downtown Columbia: Areas ...

FRANK HECKER   5:00 AM ON SUN APR 6 2014
Downtown Columbia including the Crescent and Areas 1 though 4 within it. Click for high-resolution version. Image adapted f...

CA’s 3rd annual WalkAlong returns May 17 with tour ...

NEWS RSS FEED - COLUMBIA ASSOCIATION   3:46 PM ON FRI APR 4 2014
Columbia began with James Rouse — and with Wilde Lake. It was the first village founded in Rouse’s planned...

Celebrate Middle Eastern and North African cultures a...

NEWS RSS FEED - COLUMBIA ASSOCIATION   3:12 PM ON FRI APR 4 2014
Celebrate the cultures of North Africa and the Middle East at an afternoon full of entertaining cultural...
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