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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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Don’t Skip the Fried Udon at Sushi Q in Ellicott City

Delicious Asian cuisine awaits you at the newly opened Sushi Q in Ellicott City. Here, you can expect creatively crafted sushi and other Japanese fare using only the freshest ingredients. Early favorites include the spicy scallop roll, the smoked salmon roll, and the crab stick roll. But if Sushi isn’t your thing, don't worry, as…

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What to Do This Weekend: Visit Long Gate Playground!

Looking for a way to get your kids’ never-ending energy out? What better way than a fun-filled playground full of slides, monkey bars, and merry-go-rounds? At Long Gate Playground, conveniently located in the suburbs of Ellicott City, you can expect an afternoon full of laughs as you watch your children explore this expansive playground full…

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Siroo Juk Story and Tea Cafe Serves Authentic Korean Fare Near The Townes at Pine Orchard

Siroo Juk Story and Tea Cafe serves Korean cuisine with delicious food, desserts, and coffee. The menu has a large variety for one to choose from, ranging from coffee with bakery goods to Korean noodles and rice bowls. Everything is made with fresh ingredients every single day, using only Korean recipes; some of their popular…

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Kelsey’s in Ellicott City

It’s time to paddy like the Irish! A traditional Irish pub, Kelsey's is a great stop to grab food and drinks with your pals. If you want an authentic Irish experience in a relaxed atmosphere, this is the place to be. Kelsey’s has been serving the locals of Ellicott City since the ‘90s with yummy…

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The-Forget-Me-Not Factory: An Enchanted Shopping Experience in Ellicott City

Located in the historic Ellicott City, The Forget-Me-Not-Factory is a gift shop carrying unique items from fantasy jewelry to vintage and nostalgic gifts, fairy garden accessories, bubble toys, and plush products. Once you step inside, it’s a place you are certain never to forget. You’ll experience nothing but magic in this enchanted store, filled with…

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