Main Street Restaurants Welcome MORE of You Back!

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced that as of yesterday, restaurants may increase their indoor dining capacity from 50 percent to 75 percent. Which means there is NO excuse not to come down to Main Street and visit our many wonderful eateries! Visit our restaurant listing to plan your night out.

Restaurant Week Is Back!

Howard County’s summer Restaurant Week is in full swing, not a moment too soon for Main Street restaurants that have been struggling during the pandemic.  This year it will be a restaurant week unlike any other considering the industry’s continued efforts to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus Restaurants in historic Ellicott City are…

Main Street Is Back!

You’ve probably heard by now that retail shops and restaurants in Howard County are re-opening. This is wonderful news for our rock-star tenants on Main Street! The spring weather is beautiful and outdoor dining is back. And Father’s Day is coming; find that special gift in our wonderful Main Street shops. All in all, it’s…

Maryland Offers COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Funds for Small Businesses

The State of Maryland is offering two emergency funding programs for small businesses that have been affected by COVID-19. Emergency Relief Loan Funds The first program is an emergency relief loan fund offering loans up to $50,000, or three months of cash operating expenses, whichever is lower. Loan proceeds may be used for working capital…

Maryland Small Businesses Now Eligible for SBA’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disaster Relief Lending Program

Yesterday, the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) announced that small businesses in Maryland are now eligible to apply for the Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program. The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides long-term, low-interest, working-capital loans of up to $2 million for “small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result…