| 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.
| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:59 AM
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...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:15 AM
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....
| Nov 21, 2013
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...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 12:03 PM
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...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:08 AM
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...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 5:20 AM
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...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 1:06 PM
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...
| Sep 13, 2013
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...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:00 AM
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...