The Unusual Company’s Grand Opening Tomorrow, August 2!

Tomorrow we welcome Main Street’s newest retailer, The Unusual Company! The Unusual Company — a place for your unusual tastes, events, and merchandise — is opening at 8137 Main Street tomorrow, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. The Unusual Company will combine good books with gelato and other goodies. On the first floor, the…

EC Pops Coming Soon to New Location in Ellicott City!

Everyone’s favorite gourmet popcorn shop will soon have a new location in historic Ellicott City. The shop will be at 3709 Old Columbia Pike, just down from Manor Hill Tavern and just up from Sweet Cascades. EC Pops makes hand-popped popcorn in a humongous number of flavors. As they say on their website, “from the…

Celebrate Flag Day in Ellicott City!

On Friday, June 14th, Waverly OEC businesses will be giving away free flag lapel pins, one per customer, while supplies last. Betsy Ross designed the Stars and Stripes in 1814, right here in Maryland. It flew over Fort McHenry during the British Bombardment of Baltimore in September of that year. The United States withstood the…

Bringing Back Main Street

“Once you lose your historic downtown, it’s like heck to get it back,” says Bozeman, Montana’s Deputy Mayor Chris Mehl in a recent Next City article by Cinnamon Janzer. Historic Main Streets across the country are working hard to keep their sense of place and their economic relevance. Some historic towns, like Bozeman, have formal…

Mothers on Main — MOM, MOM, MOM!

Sunday is Mother’s Day and Waverly has something for every mother out there. Spend the day treating her to whatever her heart desires. Start with nitro-coffee and breakfast at Jaxon Edwin, Turkish espresso at Syriana, or tea at Matcha Time. Head to Gloss Hair Salon or Ooh La Lal Hair Salon to prep for a…