| Mar 18, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman's visionary commitment to arts and culture and the Inner Arbor Trust's design of Symphony Woods benefits all in Howard County and honors the Rouse tradition ("Symphony Woods' development stirs more debate," March 13)....
| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:30 AM
In February, the Columbia Association took the bold move to endorse the Inner Arbor plan for Symphony Woods and to create the Inner Arbor Trust, Inc., setting in motion the creation of an iconic arts and culture park in Symphony Woods ("CA vows to keep...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:45 AM
Since it was founded as the Columbia Park and Recreation Association more than 40 years ago, employees of the Columbia Association have been asked, "What does CA do?"
Because CA, a nonprofit, lien-charging homeowners' association with a budget that...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Fifty years ago when James Rouse and others where laying the foundation for Columbia, the "new city," self-contained community shopping areas were a very good idea — no disrespect to Ellicott City and historic Main Street intended. In the mid-60's...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Within two minutes of the first 911 call Saturday, Howard County police had arrived at The Mall in Columbia.
Though an event such as the shooting in which three died had never occurred before in the county, police say they were prepared because of joint...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 11:21 AM
As I stood in The Mall in Columbia parking lot throughout the day and night Saturday, I received a few questions on Twitter about why I, a sports reporter who covers the Orioles for The Baltimore Sun, was there reporting on the shooting.
| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:31 PM
When James Rouse created Columbia nearly 50 years ago, he never imagined the Maryland town would be catapulted into the national consciousness as the site of the latest senseless shooting.
Unlike most postwar suburban communities, Columbia was planned, a...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 7:04 AM
I was unable to attend the December meeting of the Roland Park Civic League and missed a presentation by New York-based Ashkenazy Acquisitions Corporation. These owners of the Cross Keys Shopping Center came to present plans for proposed renovations...
| Jan 31, 2014
Monday, Feb. 3
Acupuncture happy hour Relax and recharge with 20 minutes of auricular (ear) acupuncture at 6:30 p.m. at Classical Acupuncture and Healing Center, 8821 Columbia 100 Parkway, Suite 5. Cost is $20. Information: 410-992-9340.
| Feb 1, 2014
| 4:00 AM
In the days after a gunman killed two people and himself at The Mall in Columbia, the Nail Trix salon heard from many nervous customers canceling appointments.
Manicurist Van Le took several of those calls, struck 15 appointments off his calendar and...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Doris Ligon may be Baltimore born and bred, but she can't seem to get her mind off Africa.
"I was in my 30s before I heard anything positive about Africa," recalls Ligon, 77, who, along with her late husband, Claude, opened the African Art Museum of...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 10:11 AM
The Columbia Pierians, an organization of African-American women dedicated to supporting the arts, are about 30 members strong, each with her own artistic interests — painting, music, dance, among others. None had ever quilted.
That aside, two...