Articles Categorized: In The News

18 Apr 2023

Toastique Opens at Merriweather District

Toastique in Merriweather District celebrated its grand opening on February 25th. It has already begun to amass a dedicated following at its newest location: 6201 Mango Tree Road in Downtown Columbia. This popular... Read more
11 Apr 2023

Merriweather District Stays True to Rouse’s Vision

Howard Hughes Corporation has helped bring James Rouse’s vision to life, allowing it grow and mature into a vibrant metropolitan area in Columbia, MD. As reported to I95 Business, Greg Fitchitt, President of... Read more
07 Apr 2023

Introducing the Lakefront Library

Downtown Columbia is proud to support County Executive Calvin Ball, the Howard County Library System, and the Howard County Housing Commission in their announcement with plans for building the brand-new Lakefront... Read more
05 Apr 2023

New Restaurants Getting Attention in Howard County

Downtown Columbia is abuzz with the newest restaurants opening around Howard County, particularly at Merriweather District. Harry Evans III, chairman of Howard County’s Alcoholic Beverage Hearing Board has... Read more
23 Mar 2023

One More Reason to Live in Columbia gives Columbia, Maryland an A+ on its report card, and awards it the #5 Best City to Live in America. Columbia also received an A+ for being a good city for families (it was awarded #4 in the country) and... Read more
21 Mar 2023

Destination: Peter Chang

Merriweather District in Downtown Columbia is home to world-class chef Peter Chang’s 14th restaurant. Peter Chang in Columbia, Maryland is a destination for many who seek to savor famed Szechuan flavors in... Read more
07 Mar 2023

Columbia Named #7 in 2023’s Happiest Cities in America

Columbia, Maryland is once again ranked by WalletHub as one of the happiest places to live in America. Columbia is currently ranked #7 out of 182 cities in the United States. The study compared 30 key indicators of... Read more
23 Feb 2023

Downtown Columbia Adds Two New Restaurants to its Dynamic Mix

Downtown Columbia announces two new businesses in Merriweather District: GameOn Bar + Arcade and The Angry Jerk, a Caribbean-Southern fusion restaurant. Greg Fitchitt, President, Columbia, Howard Hughes shares “We... Read more
17 Feb 2023

WhyHotel by Placemakr opening a pop-up in Downtown Columbia’s Merriweather District

Looking for a hotel near Merriweather Post Pavilion and all the great restaurants and entertainment in Downtown Columbia’s Merriweather District? Make reservations today at the new WhyHotel by Placemakr. Located at... Read more
27 Dec 2022

Downtown Columbia Closes the Year with three new Office Leases

Greg Fitchitt, president of the Columbia region for The Howard Hughes Corporation, told Commercial Observer, “We have amazing outdoor spaces, walkability, convenient access and parking, plus all the amenities of... Read more