Posted inGovernment

Heritage project funding available

The Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA), an independent state entity under the Maryland Department of Planning, is accepting applications for fiscal 2023 grants under the Maryland Heritage Areas Grant Program. This grant program assists and encourages the preservation of historical, archeological, natural and cultural resources while supporting economic development through heritage tourism across Maryland. Eligible […]

Posted inGovernment

Webinars will discuss historic preservation grants

The Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) announced two webinars and two question/answer virtual sessions during the next three months to learn about $600,000 in available funding for historic preservation grants through the Historic Preservation Capital Grant Program. The webinars and question/answer sessions will be held virtually on Dec. 9, 2021; Jan. 7 and 19; and Feb. […]

Posted inTourism

MTC recognizes Maryland Craft Beverages app

The Maryland Tourism Coalition (MTC) recognized the Maryland Craft Beverages App as the best new Large Marketing Product or Event for 2021. Released in July by Grow & Fortify, the Maryland Craft Beverages App is a free application for Android and iOS devices. The app allows craft alcohol consumers to track their exploration of Maryland’s […]

Posted inBusiness News

Five sports wagering operators approved

The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission (MLGCC) approved the sports wagering operator partners of five casinos, all of which are still awaiting license awards from the Sports Wagering Application Review Commission (SWARC). In October, the MLGCC determined that the five casinos are qualified to conduct sports wagering and forwarded their applications to the SWARC. […]

Posted inEnvironment

Agreement allows Symphony of Lights to continue

Columbia Association (CA) has reached an agreement with the Downtown Columbia Arts & Culture Commission (DCACC), the property owner of Merriweather Post Pavilion, that will enable Symphony of Lights to go forward during this holiday season while ensuring that Symphony Woods remains protected. CA will continue to take the necessary steps to protect Symphony Woods while allowing […]

Posted inHoward County

Hops & Harvest Festival returns

After a year-long hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, CoFestCo has announced that the Hops & Harvest Festival will take place on Saturday, Oct. 2, at Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods. Now in its fifth year, the festival has quickly become a popular place to enjoy unlimited tastings of beer, wine and spirits while enjoying fresh […]