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James Rouse

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  • Columbia's tragedy [Commentary]

    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...
  • Roland Park Civic League wrestles with Cross Keys gatehouse plans [Hudson's Corner]

    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...
  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    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. Early...
  • Marylanders shared with JFK a vision of a better future [Editorial]

    Marylanders shared with JFK a vision of a better future [Editorial]
    Marylanders had a special affinity for John F. Kennedy, who we memorialize this week on the 50th anniversary of his assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas. That affinity is more than the fact that Kennedy was a Democrat in a state weighted toward...
  • Legacy of Kennedy's New Frontier still manifest in Howard County [Commentary]

    Legacy of Kennedy's New Frontier still manifest in Howard County [Commentary]
    Marylanders had a special affinity for John F. Kennedy, who we memorialize this week on the 50th anniversary of his assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas. And it's more than the fact that Kennedy was a Democrat in a state weighted toward Democrats....
  • County purchase of Verona would not affect who lives there [Letter]

    Regarding Kay Wisniewski's letter Nov. 7, "More subsidized housing will put 'unfair burden on schools,' " what Ms. Wisniewski fails to understand is that the people whom the county is targeting already live in the Verona. They are the working people in...
  • Rouse aimed to 'soft pedal' Columbia announcement

    Rouse aimed to 'soft pedal' Columbia announcement
    James W. Rouse had a big idea that he announced on Oct. 30, 1963: a community in Howard County built on more than 14,000 acres, a swath nearly the size of Manhattan that amounted to about a tenth of the county's land. So after Rouse put out the word...
  • At 50, vision for Columbia is still a work in progress

    At 50, vision for Columbia is still a work in progress
    Ian Kennedy's short walk to lunch from his office in Columbia's Town Center takes him through shopping mall parking lots and a parking garage — or along a sidewalk where lampposts block the way. It's enough to make him feel that as a pedestrian in...
  • Cradlerock Children's Center president wins regional honor

    Cradlerock Children's Center president wins regional honor
    Richard Dean calls it the "golden hour," when 3- to 4-year-old children take in literacy and social skills like a favorite snack. Harnessing the golden hour for underprivileged children in Columbia's Owen Brown community, Dean said, was among the...
  • Arthur E. Jones, 88, Baptist pastor and Baltimore activist

    Arthur E. Jones, 88, Baptist pastor and Baltimore activist
    Rev. Arthur Eugene Jones, a former pastor of the Jones Tabernacle Baptist Church who also ran the Maryland Baptist Aged Home, died of pneumonia Oct. 21 at Northwest Hospital Center. The Owings Mills resident was 88. Born in Norfolk, Va., he was the...
  • Howard County Briefs

    Book signing Author Josh Ruebner will discuss and sign "Shattered Hopes: Obama's Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Owen Brown Community Center, 6800 Cradlerock Way in Columbia. Ruebner is the national...
  • Grand Prix disliked? Who says?

     Grand Prix disliked? Who says?
    Detractors of the Baltimore Grand Prix (or most things) typically speak in broad terms using "no one liked" or "everyone was glad to see it go." These are typically false misnomers which apply only to their disgruntled clique of friends. I have friends...