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Forest Diner in Ellicott City to serve its last meal Monday

Forest Diner in Ellicott City to serve its last meal Monday

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Starting out as an original Silk City dining car that expanded over the years, Forest Diner has decided to close its doors after dishing out coffee and eggs in Howard County since 1946. Patrons will have to savor the taste and say good-bye when the popular Ellicott City institution closes at the end of the day on May 28.

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Preakness Celebration Balloon Festival and the evening glow

Preakness Celebration Balloon Festival and the evening glow

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Turf Valley in Ellicott City hosted its fifth annual Preakness Celebration Balloon Festival from May 10-12. Patuxent photographer Sarah Pastrana got an early look Thursday morning, while Brian Krista came out at night to see the balloons light up the sky for the evening glow. Videographer Jon Sham took video from the morning event as well.

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