What do you hope to do at this year's Fall Fest?
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- Brian Hooks
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Downtown Ellicott City will host its first combined Main Street Music Festival and Fall Fest on Saturday, and Patch is helping you plan your fun and music-filled day. See below for the times and locations of the Fall Fest activities, and follow this link for a list of five must-see music acts playing among the 53 bands. Ellicott Mills Stage in Lot D (Behind Howard County Tourism Office): Music: 12-12:30 p.m. Kelsey Abbott 12:45-2:30 p.m. Bendt Fendyr 2:45-4:30 p.m. Chris Wojtal and the Hilltown Getdown 5-7 p.m. Soul Island Rebels Entertainment: 4:30-5 p.m. Jedi and Sith Light Saber Duels Food and Drink: Ellicott Mills Brewing Company Pure Wine Cafe River House Pizza Company Vendors: Flower Child Tie Dye Company Out of the Box Guitars Ooh …
Noah Berk doesn't think you can kill a plant. And he's going into business to prove it.
Noah Berk said he’s never been able to keep houseplants alive. Kind of embarrassing, considering he worked for his father’s landscaping business. Still, the Ellicott City resident said, tending houseplants became somewhat of a hobby for him, despite his murderous streak. And now he hopes to turn it into a career and start what he calls a “revolution” with his Columbia-based business, GreenSpacers. Berk, 28, is marketing a hydroculture-based growing system to a target audience of people like him. “If you say, ‘I kill everything,’ you’re my target market.” Hydroculture is a method of growing plants without soil, just water and, in the case of GreenSpacers, porous pellets made of fired sawdust and clay. “Most people over water plants,” Berk…