Howard County Executive Calvin Ball Introduces Emergency Legislation to Extend Outdoor DiningHoward County Executive Calvin Ball filed emergency legislation to extend outdoor dining until November 15, 2021 for restaurants and bars that added or expanded service during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Anne Arundel County Extended COVID-19 Restrictions, Permits 'Garden Dome' Seating At RestaurantsAnne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman is extending COVID-19 restrictions with some adjustments due to a continuation of high case and hospitalizations numbers. 
COVID-19 Latest: Judge Blocks Anne Arundel County Dining Ban, Says Restrictions Unfairly Target RestaurantsA judge blocked Anne Arundel County's dining ban just hours before it was set to take effect and said the county executive "appears to have relied on a selective interpretation of the data relating to COVID-19 matters that ignores or minimizes other sources of COVID-19 contact..."
Lib's Grill In Perry Hall Adds Igloos To Keep Holiday Spirit Up During COVID-19 PandemicRestaurants are getting creative this holiday season to keep things going during the coronavirus pandemic. 
Baltimore County To Provide $2.5M For Restaurants To Extend Outdoor Dining Season, Improve COVID-19 SafetyBaltimore County will provide $2.5 million to help restaurants and food service establishments extend the outdoor dining season and prevent the spread of COVID-19.
City Officials Waive Fees For Outdoor Heating Setup For Restaurants During Cold-Weather MonthsBaltimore restaurants capitalizing on outdoor seating during the coronavirus pandemic are facing cold weather, but the city said it is working on heating solutions to keep them in business. 
Baltimore Leaders Expected To Announce Winter Outdoor Dining Plan This WeekThis week, Baltimore City Councilman Eric Costello and Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young are expected to announce a new winter outdoor dining plan.
4 Baltimore Restaurants Will Now Have Added Outdoor Dining With The Help Of Downtown Partnership's ParkletFour restaurants along North Charles Street will have added outdoor dining starting Thursday as the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore installed a parklet, which brings a dining area to a curbside parking spot. 
Roads Close In Fells Point Thursday, Canton Friday To Allow For Outdoor DiningFor roughly the next two months, drivers in Baltimore's Fells Point neighborhood will see some road closures to allow for more outdoor dining amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Grant Program To Assist Baltimore Restaurants With Fees For Outdoor Dining PermitsA new grant program will allow restaurants in Baltimore City to apply for reimbursement of fees incurred while starting or expanding their outdoor seating capacity.
More Maryland Communities Embrace Closing Streets To Allow For Outdoor Dining Amid Coronavirus PandemicA number of Maryland communities are embracing the idea of closing streets to allow for outdoor dining at restaurants amid the coronavirus pandemic.