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Over Rice Brings Hawaiian Poke to Ellicott City

Over Rice is a new must-try restaurant in Ellicott City! With its grand opening hosted in August of 2021, Over Rice serves Hawaiian poke and mochi doughnuts, a first for Ellicott City. Over Rice is owned by co-owners Emily Kim and Tomo Kora, who have employed a friendly staff and designed a bright dining room,…

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Now Open Near The Townes at Pine Orchard: Parasoul Yoga

There’s a brand new locally-owned yoga studio in Ellicott City! Parasoul Yoga hosted its grand opening in Ellicott City on August 7, 2021. Located at 9191 Baltimore National Pike, Parasoul Yoga is a nonprofit organization established in 2015 to facilitate the yoga cultural exchange between the United States and other countries, and it strives to…

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Pups Can Roam and Romp at Worthington Dog Park

If your fur baby calls Townes at Pine Orchard home, they’ll love nearby Worthington Dog Park! Located just six miles away, Worthington Dog Park sits just off Hillsborough Road near Worthington Park in Ellicott City. The off-leash dog park has 2.7 acres of fenced-in land for your pup to run. Worthington Dog Park’s large facility…

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Skate, Swing and Bat at Columbia SportsPark

When was the last time you enjoyed a round of mini-golf? If it’s been a while, plan a trip to Columbia SportsPark ASAP. True to its name, the park offers ample opportunities for outdoor recreation, including mini-golf! It actually began as a 15,000-square-foot skate park back in 1999, but since its inception, the park has…

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Beat Your Top Bowling Score at Greenway Bowl

Recapture the fun of your youth at Greenway Bowl. From the moment you step inside, waves of nostalgia will begin to wash over you. The brightly lit, glossy lanes. The gently worn rental shoes. The deep-fried snacks and bubbly beverages. The bowling alley could be ripped right from the ‘90s. And that’s exactly what gives…

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Bring a Love of Spicy Food to Pepper House

When you think of spicy food, what comes to mind? Tacos smothered in hot sauce or game-day buffalo wings? After a trip to Ellicott City’s newest addition, your first thought will inevitably be Pepper House. For the uninitiated, the bold flavors and spice levels of Sichuan cuisine may come as a shock. But, once you…

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Chosun Hwaro: A New Addition to Ellicott City’s Dining Scene

From its soft opening earlier this year through the present moment, Chosun Hwaro has made quite the impression on Ellicott City and the surrounding area. “It was a GREAT experience,” writes one reviewer, citing the food, staff, and physical space as particularly stand-out qualities. Another insists, “You must get the empress galbi! And the sides…

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Get a Fresh Style for Summer at Ellie Hair

Ellie Hair is hardly the only salon you can visit in Ellicott City, but there’s no doubt that they’re one of the best. Longtime clients and spontaneous walk-in customers alike have fallen in love with the results produced by talented stylists, owners, and siblings Ellie and Jo. Yelp user Chun L. writes, “I come here…

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Soft Stuff Ice Cream: Give Your Day a Delicious Twist

For more than three decades, the Weal family has brought smiles to the people of Ellicott City with the soft serve served at Soft Stuff Ice Cream. And, since upgrading to their Forest Green Shopping Center storefront a few years ago, the soft serve and smiles alike at this family-owned local business are bigger and…

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